Evolution of retail landscape continues with interesting acquisitions, financial reporting. and new collections hoping to match economic changes in youth culture markets.
Retail Round-up: A Bathing Ape Sells to China’s I.T for a Relatively Low $2.8 Million; Top Teen Retailers Halt Monthly Same Store Sales Reports; Tommy Hilfiger Launches Pop-up Prep World and Tour; Gap Shake-up
Retail Round-up: Adidas Revenues Up 10%, Abercrombie and Fitch up 2%, American Eagle and Aeropostale Down
Mixture of financial results among youth culture brands reveals new expectations and upcoming fourth quarter guidance.
Retail Round-up: Teen Apparel Stores Get a Boost from Back to School Bubble
inancial reports are out and here’s the latest from Abercrombie & Fitch, Zumiez, H&M, Gap, and more.
June Retail Sales for Youth Markets Perform Better Than Expected
Zumiez, Abercrombie, Hot Topic, Limited, Uniqlo report better than expected sales based on several factors, however back-to-school may still be a challenge.
Retail Round-up: VF Corp Down but Vans is Up; Abercrombie & Fitch Re-Bounds; Hot Topic’s”Twilight” Merch Sinking; Sad Good-bye to Alexander McQueen
This roller coaster round-up indicates what new strategies and brands are working in youth culture, and what’s not.
Retail Round-up: The Differences Between Abercrombie & Fitch and Aeropostale Are Just the Beginning of How Volatile Things Really Are
From Hollister to H&M, Abercrombie to Aeropostale, it’s a mixed bag of tricks as certain brand strategies work while others don’t based on changes in consumer preferences and spending.
Retail Round-Up: Abercrombie and Fitch, Hollister Strategies to Sell So-Cal Lifestyle; Uniqlo’s J Collection with Jil Sanders; Zumiez and Hot Topic Drop; K-Swiss Launches Skate Division
Different strategies from various brands and retailers shed light on how some directions are better than others in reaching youth culture today and why.
Gap Profits Fall, But Pushes Ecomm Plan and Return of Khakis; Aeropostale Blows Doors (in a good way); CFDA Announces Retail Revitalization Event; IMG and 505 Games to Produce Fashion Week Game
Retail Round-up: Abercrombie, Hollister Miss the Mark; Nike Lay-offs Hit Headquarters
More youth brands missing signs of consumer spending patterns and trends. You could blame this all on the recession, but sometimes it’s simply a case of not understanding a new generation of consumers.
Retail and Brand Economic Round-up: Target’s Downturn and McQ Collaboration; Abercrombie & Fitch Loses Cred but Not in Europe; Quiksilver Closes Rossi Sale and Launches Street-inspired 2009/10 Outerwear; Volcom Remains the Hidden Gem
Youth culture retail and branding strategies continue to evolve through economic downturn. Here’s what’s up with some main players.