We’re moving into fashion trade show season and many are announcing various changes to their plans for upcoming shows ranging from new brands on board, to conference programs, to entry eligibility. First, Bread & Butter in Berlin, which takes place from July 2-4, 2013 with the theme “Connect” has changed their entrance policy in order […]
Trade Show Round-Up: Bread & Butter’s New Entrance Policies; Agenda Launches Agenda Emerge; China’s Chic Young Blood Beijing Features New Line-up
Retail Round-up: Nike’s Stock Drops, Effected by Higher Production Prices; Hot Topic Transitions with New CEO, plus Where Nike, Converse, Hurley and Hot Topic Now Stand Among Youth Culture Preferences
Financial results vs. youth culture preferences. Interesting differences and opportunities revealed.
Retail Round-up: VF Corp Down but Vans is Up; Abercrombie & Fitch Re-Bounds; Hot Topic’s”Twilight” Merch Sinking; Sad Good-bye to Alexander McQueen
This roller coaster round-up indicates what new strategies and brands are working in youth culture, and what’s not.
Retail Round-up: H&M Posts 15% Increase; American Apparel Hosts a Best Bum Contest; John Fluevog Launches 40th Anniversary Spring Shoe Collection
Three success stories in retail, fashion, and footwear in our latest round-up report indicate interesting marketing, design, and DIY strategies.
Retail Round-up: Small-Business Lender CIT Finally Declares Bankruptcy; Uniqlo Profits Soar 36%
The effects of CIT’s bankruptcy have yet to be felt, but brands already battered by the economy are preparing for the tsunami; meanwhile Uniqlo skips along happily on the upside of profitability.
Retail Round-up: EA Moves in Online Gaming Indicative of Industry Trends; Plus 2nd Qaurter Results from H&M, Volcom, Urban Outfitters, Target
Retail’s 2nd quarter results indicate consumers are not spending but innovative strategies such as what’s taking place with video gaming may just work.