July same store sales flopped for many teen retailers, but there were some shining moments thanks to new collections, timing, and advertising campaigns.
Retail Round-up: Volcom, Macy’s Madonna Collection, Adidas, Swatch Report Increases, Whereas Other Teen Retailers Have Lower than Expected Sales
Retail Round-up: The Gap in China, H&M up 30%, Forever 21 Opens in NYC; Nike up 8%; Levi’s Launches XX Division for Premium; Alloy bought by ZeinickMedia for $126.5 million
Global recession has made for some interesting changes, like moves to China and the big players getting bigger.
Retail Round-up: Volcom Down 8% but Beats Expectations; Gap’s On the Rise and Here’s Why; H&M Proves New Strategies Work; Billabong Dips and Misses the Mark
More strategies than you can possibly imagine, indicating what works and what doesn’t when it comes to retail, fashion, action sports-inspired brands, and youth culture.
Store Profile: Paris Concept Store colette and How It Features Multi-Genre Trends
Each month is something new as one of the world’s most famous concept stores redefines itself constantly. This month there’s the Miles Aldridge expo, 35th Anniv of Hello Kitty, and the Andre-InCase-Arkitip Collab to start.
Japan’s Retail Warrior Uniqlo Posts 32% Revenue Increase, and Debut of Edgy Collection on its Way to Becoming”The New Gap but Different”
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
The Gap’s 1969 Denim Part of Major Overhaul for the American Brand
The 5 Points of Retail that Are NOT Slowing Down in Youth Culture Markets and Why
Despite the state of retail hitting a serious low-point in the last 2 months, there are some aspects of the landscape that are going strong from a youth culture perspective, which illustrates where the potential lies in the future.
Europe’s Biggest Shopping Mall Opens in West London
Despite the economy, the long-awaited Westfield London opens to throngs of shoppers eager to discover what the 13-year construction plan was all about.