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Purchase of sweatpants up by 80% in the United States.

New York Times reported that while clothing sales fell by 79% in the U.S. in April, purchases of sweatpants were up by 80% during the pandemic.

In an in-depth analysis of clothing sales in the United States, the New York Times reported that purchases of sweatpants are up by 80% during the pandemic. With a majority of people working from home and staying indoors, sales of sweatsuits have increased significantly. The Vogue reported that even luxury brands are changing strategies during the pandemic and are selling luxury sweatpants, due to the increase in demand. It said that searches for sweatpants had spiked 85% since March 9 on Moda Operandi, according to the e-tailer’s extensive sales report. Cashmere sweat sets from Madeleine Thompson have ranked among Moda’s best-sellers since March 9, with almost 75% of buyers purchasing the complete set. Net-a-porter also reported that their track pants sales have increased by 130% during the pandemic.

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