Hot Topic, the teen brand and retailer that is highly desirable by youth culture shoppers and continues to perform well as revealed in our 15th Annual Spring Youth Culture Study 2015, announced on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, that is was buying Geeknet for $122 million. This means that Hot Topic is moving into the realm […]
Hot Topic Buys Geeknet for $122 Million, Adds More Online Retail, Gaming, Sci-Fi
Sneaker Report 2011 -Label Networks’ Analysis on Top Styles, Colors, and Reasons Why Certain Brands Now Resonate with Youth Culture More Than Others
Three distinct movements among a new generation of consumers are changing the course of footwear trends, particularly sneakers. Here’s what’s going on.
The Weezer-Hurley Weirdness: What Can Happen When a Brand and a Band Get Too Close
Fashion Favorites Have Shifted in Youth Culture Due to the Economy, Spending Patterns, and Styles. Fresh Results from Label Networks’ Summer Youth Culture Study Reveal Where Market Opportunities Now Lie
“When it comes to fashion, what type of brands are you becoming more attracted to?” Fresh data and analysis by Label Networks.
Country Throwdown Tour Mixes Top Country Like Montgomery Gentry and Eric Church with New Artists and Brings-Out the Cowboy in Youth Culture
The first multi-stage country tour’s success with youth culture across North America gives rise to new trends in music, songwriting, fashion, and lifestyles.
The Rise of Band Merch as Important Fashion Component in Youth Culture Lifestyles
With summer music festival season in full-swing, the focus on band merch, new T-shirt graphics, styles, and changes in spending patterns bring fresh importance to this influential component of youth culture fashion.
Brand Profile: Hot Topic -Tracking Youth Culture Consumer Data, Changes in Trends, and the Retailer’s Formula for Success
Hot Topic has always been a hot topic when it comes to analysts trying to understand this retailer’s appeal to youth culture. Label Networks delivers the inside data, analysis, and trends from a consumer perspective that quantify what makes things work and why.