Lululemon announced a new CEO on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Laurent Potdevin,who was previously the President of TOMS Shows and before that, CEO of Burton Snowboards. In a video introduction, Potdevin describes how he plans to position the brand for global expansion. Lululemon has been dealing with brand backlash from its loyal fans ever since […]
Brand Round-up: Lululemon Names Laurent Potdevin as CEO, Formerly President of TOMS Shoes and CEO of Burton Snowboard; Lucky Brand Jeans Sold
Beleaguered Billabong Announced President and Director Paul Naude to Step Aside to Seek New Possibilities for the Company
In the continuing struggle to hang on, Billabong announced yesterday, November 18, 2012, that Paul Naude, Director of Billabong and President of the Americas will stand aside temporarily in order to investigate the possibility of putting forward a proposal for a leveraged buyout of the Company. Billabong has been struggling for some time. As a […]
Tom Sims, Legendary Snowboard and Skateboard Pioneer, Passes Away at 61
On Wednesday night, September 12, 2012, legendary snowboarding and skateboarding pioneer Tom Sims passed away from cardiac arrest at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, CA. He was 61. Tom Sims was known for many things including the inventor of the snowboard on the West Coast when he built his “skiboard” in 1963. He later went on […]
When you go into a store to buy clothing, what influences you the most in your purchasing decisions? -Fresh Data from Label Networks’ Spring Youth Culture Study 2011
As part of a robust section on Fashion from the Spring Youth Culture Study 2011, we take a look the results to one question on in-store influences and what’s most important to youth when it comes to shopping.
14oz. Magazine Launch from Berlin’s”Store of the Year” Brings Welcomed Retail and Brand Portfolio Concepts Together
Co-founded by Karl-Heinz Muller of Bread & Butter, 14oz. as a store and now magazine feature a 360 view of style, credibility, brand lifestyles, and customer experiences.
Louis Vuitton’s”A Passion for Creation Exhibition” Exemplifies Art and Commerce Starting with Artist Richard Prince’s Pulp Fiction Wrap of the Entire Hong Kong Museum of Art
Ever since Marc Jacobs took the helm in ’97, French lux brand Louis Vuitton has pushed the limits of the meaning of collaborations. Here’s another big one.
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.
Project’s Fall Fashion Show Creates New Excitement for Denim, Contemporary, and Premium Street Brands Attracting Scores of Leading Retailers and Buyers Interested Discovering New Season Collections and Hidden Gems
Drawing comparisons to Bread & Butter, Project this time around seemed more its own show with an expanded women’s section, footwear, accessories, and of course latest collections among the world’s leaders in denim.