Evolution of retail landscape continues with interesting acquisitions, financial reporting. and new collections hoping to match economic changes in youth culture markets.
Retail Round-up: A Bathing Ape Sells to China’s I.T for a Relatively Low $2.8 Million; Top Teen Retailers Halt Monthly Same Store Sales Reports; Tommy Hilfiger Launches Pop-up Prep World and Tour; Gap Shake-up
Retail Round-up: Teen Apparel Stores Get a Boost from Back to School Bubble
inancial reports are out and here’s the latest from Abercrombie & Fitch, Zumiez, H&M, Gap, and more.
Retail Round-up: Volcom, Macy’s Madonna Collection, Adidas, Swatch Report Increases, Whereas Other Teen Retailers Have Lower than Expected Sales
July same store sales flopped for many teen retailers, but there were some shining moments thanks to new collections, timing, and advertising campaigns.
Berlin Round-up: Fashion Week, Bread & Butter, Bright Trade Shows, plus Tony Hawk and Friends
Fast becoming the place to be July 7-10, Berlin pulled out all the stops when it came to kicking-off fashion season and trade shows, including a stopover by Hawk and friends.
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.
Paris Round-Up: Street Artist Andre’s”Love Graffiti” and Quiksilver Boards; Comme des Garcons’ Pop-up for 40th Anniversary; Surface to Air New Store and Pop-up Bless
February is the month of love and where else would so much amour take place than in Paris. New exhibitions and pop-up’s within pop-up stores are headlining news.
Retail Round-Up: Second Quarter Results Indicate Lower Results for Uniqlo and Volcom, and Quiksilver Secures Financing; Adidas Drops 93%
Ups and downs and bank loan consolidations equal a pretty exciting retail round-up for the second quarter for some youth culture brands.
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.
Financial Round-up: Burton Cutbacks; Volcom Results; Nike Down but”Others” Up; Zumiez Plans; H&M Launch in Moscow
It’s a roller coaster our there with diverse global youth culture company reports and strategies indicating a wild ride for 2009.
Collaboration Round-Up: Target X Loomstate; Madonna X Louis Vuitton; Jeff Staple X Airwalk X Payless; Mihara Yasuhiro X Puma
The way of the future includes collaborations on a variety of scales to keep retail and consumerism going. Here are some of the latest and best.