In November 2014, it was revealed at that popular fashion retailer, Old Navy, charges $12-$15 more for women's plus size jeans than women's straight sized jeans. This fact was not the same for men's clothing. The company defended this claim by stating their women's plus size clothing required more expensive fabrics and materials.
You can read more about Old Navy's plus size mark up here.
Today is was announced that retailer Hot Topic had teamed up with BBC America's Orphan Black to launch a collection inspired by the hit series' main characters - Sarah, Alison, Casima, and Helena.