The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced this past weekend sweeping changes to the IOC Commissions which will hopefully impact the Olympics in a positive way in the future. President Thomas Bach announced the changes that are a direct result of the reforms stemming from implementation of Olympic Agenda 2020 and the Olympic Movement. First, President […]
Olympic Commission Brings on More Women, Greater Geographic Representation, Forms Olympic Channel Commission
Investors Call for Quiksilver Sale Again, and Cut to Bob McKnight’s Compensation
Here it comes again: Another shareholder, Consac LLC, has called for Quiksilver to sell due to lower than expected stock prices. This comes just a month after Andy Mooney was removed as CEO and replaced by Pierre Agnes, and Bob McKnight was back on board as Chairman. Quiksilver has been undergoing significant changes in the […]
Fashion Trade Show Transitions: Project Gets a New President, Including S.L.A.T.E. and Street; Bread and Butter Changes Continue—Danielle de Bie Returns as Communication Director
Two of the top fashion trade shows are making changes for the upcoming season in 2013 that indicate new directions for both. First, Project, which takes place in New York January 21-23 and in Las Vegas February 19-21, 2013, is bringing on a new President, Tommy Fazio. His roll also includes Menswear encompassing what takes […]
The Power of T-shirts in Youth Culture Markets, from Branding to Retail to Creating Entire Movements for Change -Label Networks Takes an In-Depth at the New Landscape, Trends, and Fresh Data
T-shirts have never been more important in youth culture fashion, often creating entire brands through cool messages and graphics. Moving into plans for 2012, here’s a recap of where things stand
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.
Financial Round-up: Nike Fiscal Report Including Hurley, Converse; H&M Posting Strong; Active Ride Shops Purchased; Quiksilver Lay-offs; Express Sues Forever 21
End of the 2nd quarter brings out another round of fiscal reports illustrating whose strategies work and where others are changing to make it work.
%u201CRecession” Shopping Patterns Shift-Measuring Where the Youth Market’s Shopping More, Less, and Why
Unique report on preferred shopping destinations reveal forecasts of what retailers and brands can expect as market opportunities from youth culture consumers.
Burton Sacks The Syndicate Lays-off Marketing People, Providing Yet Another Sign that Action Sports Is Getting Trumped by Other Genres
Ironically, at Label Networks’ prepares for a keynote presentation at the upcoming TELUS Ski and Snowboard Festival at Whistler, BC, organizing fresh new data on snowboarding trends, we heard through Burton-friends and others in the industry such as Transworld Business Online and Fuel TV, that Burton Snowboards laid-off up to 50 people in total last week -including the entire The Syndicate staff which contributed to creative direction for the brand.