Video: How the girls school uniform has evolved over 100 years
With the back to school shopping season in full swing, Glamour shares how girls' school uniforms have evolved over the past century. From sailor tops and pleated skirts in the 1920s to saddle shoes and cardigans in the 1960s, take a look at the history of girls' uniforms. Source: Glamour, via YouTube
27 Aug 2020
Back to school: The uniform debate on a global scale, part 1
New York –Traditionally one of the key shopping seasons for retailers, this year’s back-to-school is poised to be if anything, one of a kind. With the majority of countries still figuring out the best way to return to the classroom safely, many debates are taking the apparel industry by storm. In this series, FashionUnited delves deeper in how...
26 Aug 2020
PARENTS PAY SAME PRICE FOR UNIFORMS NO MATTER THE AGE WITH MORRISONS NEW BACK TO SCHOOL RANGE
Nutmeg at Morrisons has announced parents will pay the same price for school uniforms, whatever age they’re buying for with the launch of its 2020 Back To School range. The move guarantees that as children grow, prices won’t at Nutmeg - and extends to the wider Nutmeg at Morrisons’ kids’ collections. Ahead of the new school year, Nutmeg’s range...
14 Jul 2020
Back to school? How customer behavior will change post Covid-19
While the timing of back-to-school assortments remains uncertain, the change in consumer attitudes and desires after Covid-19 are sure to impact your ranges. Edited highlights the most significant shifts and offers direction for your school uniform stock. Hygiene Customers may wish to continue the stricter hygiene measures set in place during...
29 Apr 2020
UK back-to-school market forecast to reach 1.7 billion pounds in 2019
The UK back-to-school market is predicted to grow by 1.5 percent this year, with shoppers in the UK expected to splash out 1.7 billion pounds on back-to-school items in 2019, according to data and analytics company GlobalData. That number only slightly outperforms the annual rise in the number of pupils due to population growth. Total uniform...
3 Sep 2019
Back-to-school shopping is retail's holiday season of the summer
If Prime Day and similar mid-July flash savings events are the new Black Friday in July, that would make the back-to-school shopping season the summer equivalent of December holiday shopping. Data from the NRF projects back-to-school spending to reach 80.7 billion dollars, and clothing and accessories top the list of expenses for children....
26 Jul 2019
UK parents spend nearly 1 billion pounds on back to school products
Childrenswear brands take note: no matter how tough the times or tight the purse strings, people will always spend money on two things: their children and their pets. It comes as little surprise to learn UK parents spend nearly one billion pounds on back to school products for their children. The research, released by market intelligence agency...
31 Aug 2018
Deloitte predicts 11 percent decreased online shoppers during back-to-school season
In the U.S. college students prefer to do their back-to-school shopping the old fashion way, that’s it in person. As a result, Deloitte predicts an 11 percent decrease in intended online shoppers for this season. According to Deloitte's 2018 Back To College Study, while last year about 80 percent of shoppers said they would use their...
27 Jul 2018
UK parents to spend 1.45 billion pounds on Back to School
As the days grow shorter and the leaves begin to change color, the younger part of the nations prepares to return to school after the summer holiday. Although most students are keen to return to school with a new gadget to show off, parents in the UK would rather invest in high quality school uniforms and sportswear, according to the latest data...
25 Aug 2015
Back to school spend to increase by 3.3 percent in US
According to the figures just released by the US National Retail Federation (NRF)annual Back to School/Back to College (BTS/BTC) outlook, the combined total spend will be up to 74.9 billion dollars, that´s a 3.3 percent growth on a year-on-year basis. According to NRF’s 2014 BTS Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, the average...
12 Aug 2014