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Apparel Retail Stocks in 2015: Top Gainers and Losers

By all accounts a lackluster year for the stock market, 2015 saw the Dow Jones Industrial Average lose 1.7%, closing at 17,425 on Dec. 31.

Apparel retail stocks didn’t fare much better, with the top 80 U.S. industry stocks falling by an average of 1.4% in the past 12 months.

Some outsized gains were enjoyed by a few star performers, many of whom benefitted from the fitness and athleisure lifestyle trends, while bigger-than-average drops were suffered by those who either made bad decisions or couldn’t keep up with the competition.

Read more at Sourcing Journal.