Once Shunned, Plus Sizes Embraced by Stores

Americans are getting bigger, and retailers—after years of ignoring plus-size shoppers—are starting to notice. Chains including Nordstrom Inc. JWN -0.16% and Target Corp. TGT 0.35% are boosting their plus-size offerings and displaying the clothing next to standard sizes, breaking with a practice of segregating larger sizes in a separate department often hidden away at the […]