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Plus sized is the new skinny for dummies

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  • July 30, 2015
  • Elly Strang
Plus sized is the new skinny for dummies
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Shop mannequins are increasingly coming under fire for being too skinny by customers – so does that mean plus-sized is the new skinny when it comes to shop figurines? We talk to an AUT University senior lecturer in marketing, retailing and sales, about what effects ultra slim mannequins have on consumer behaviour and whether there’s a retail revolution in the making.

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It's raining mannequins

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  • March 5, 2015
  • Sarah Dunn
It's raining mannequins

Mannequins are a fact of life for clothing retailers, but for the rest of us, there's something a little uncanny about their lifelike forms and faces. Global magazine GOOD investigates where they came from and why we use them.

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