While often these days, we are hearing about Levi Strauss in the context of their sustainability initiatives, vintage and heritage revitalization, or even skateboarding-inspired collections, today they announced that 500 jobs are about to be eliminated. Levi’s has been undergoing various phases to streamline its global productivity and deal with the fractured marketplace of denim. […]
Levi Strauss Ends 500 Jobs, Latest Moves in Global Productivity Initiatives
Levi’s Profit Dip Due to High Cotton Costs, Discounting, Sign of the Times
No matter how artificially pumped-up mainstream fashion media says things are going economically speaking, the reality is that sourcing problems, new trends in discounting, and an entirely new generation of youth culture consumers who have spent their teens living in a recession, are changing the game of the industry. Stay tuned for more about this […]
Quirky Miniature Replicas of Levi’s Vintage Clothing at Project Draws Attention to New Ways of Exhibiting
Levi’s To Introduce Water-less Jeans
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Denim: The Size of Market, Which Youth Demographics Are Buying Most, Best Price Points, and Greatest Potential
The recession has taken its toll on many fashion industries, particularly premium denim, however based on in-depth cross-tabs of our youth culture data, certain new markets reveal far more resiliency and growing at targeted price points.
Denim as a Barometer of Trends–How Things Have Changed and Which Youth Demographics Have the Greatest Opportunity
X Games Re-Cap: Athletes to Watch for Upcoming Olympics, Fresh New Sports, and Hot New Heroes (and Sponsorship Opportunities)
Here’s why the ESPN Winter X Games in Aspen are considered the Alternative Winter Olympics and in many cases, better, as new sports are tested and new heroes created with a completely different vibe.
China Denim Market -Surprises in Top Brands, Buying Power, Spending among Youth Market
In Label Networks’ 3rd annual China Youth Culture Study covering 15-30-year-olds across Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, despite the global economic downturn, there are new markets with great possibilities for fashion brands, particularly denim.
Project Fashion Trade Show Showcases Top Denim Brands, Upper Streetwear, Footwear, and Other Leading-Edge Genres
Hipsters unite once again at Project at the Sands featuring how denim and Americana, plus pieces of retro will turn 2010 into a yester-year starting soon.