Despite the shape of the economy today, shopping patterns online among 13-25-year-olds in North America are on the rise among specific demographics, as revealed in Label Networks upcoming Global Youth Culture Spring Study 2008, to be released next month. In this story, we concentrate on one segment from a series of questions about online preferences, habits, and purchasing patterns based on the question, “Compared with 6 months ago, how frequently are you shopping online?”
Online Shopping Pattern Changes among American Youth Culture Reveal New Patterns, Opportunities, Insight on Where Things are Headed Next
Europe Japan’s Fast-Fashion Invasion is Redefining American Retail; Label Networks Delivers Data the Scoop on H&M, Uniqlo, Target, American Apparel, Forever 21, Others
Fast-fashion retail, also known as disposable fashion, is a concept that many believe originally came from Japan -the land of fast-shoppers and the fastest-changing trends. What it means is when a retailer can provide stylish clothing that’s completely trendy, delivered to the consumer fast and at relatively inexpensive prices, then change up their entire inventory, with fresh new styles within the timeframe of about 2 weeks.
Youth Culture Fashion Redefines Itself with Adaptations to Street, Urban, Urban Superior, and Contemporary, Providing New Dangers to Brands Getting Profiled
Revealing discoveries from fresh research quantifies which former top brands are now tumbling and why, who’s the new kid on the block, and how economic shifts are influencing spending patterns, preferences, even fashion classifications.
H&M X Rei Kawakubo from Comme des Garcon-New Collection to be Released in November in Connection with Opening of H&M Store in Japan
On April 3, the fast-fashion retailer H&M announced it had officially chosen Rei Kawakubo from Comme des Garcons to create the next designer collection coming out November, 2008. H&M, which has become known for producing “masstige” collaborations by bringing top-end designers and celebs to create limited-edition collections (i.e. Stella McCartney, Isaac Mizrahi, Madonna) at lower price points for the “masses” said in the statement that they have always wanted to have Rei Kawakubo on board as a guest designer.