07/02/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Downsizing: Retailers Rid The Racks Of Plus-Size Clothes

Here's some more motivation to lose those extra pounds -- recession-stung retailers are dropping plus-size clothing from their collections because it's too costly to produce. Popular brands like Ellen Tracy have gotten rid of or scaled back production on clothes that are sizes 16 or more as a way to save money, according to a report in Crain's Business New York.

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