Why Shanghai is the place to be right now, and how more brands are looking to China as a new source of inspiration, revenue growth. Includes images, data from LN’s China Youth Culture Study.
The Shanghai Report: Global Youth Culture’s Latest Cultural Hotspot Celebrates Expo, Surge of Street Artists, Indie Filmmakers, Urban Fashion, Electronica, and Hip-Hop Flashmob Dance-offs
The Rise of Barcodes, QR Codes, Unique Apps Have Changed the Landscape of Communication, Advertising, and Marketing, Especially among Youth Culture
Label Networks reveals top mobile communication methods most applicable for capturing a new generation of cell phone users.
Youth Culture Shopping Pattern Changes for the Holidays and Q1 2010 -Fresh Report Illustrates Data Results on Where the Market Plans to Shop Mostly in the Next 3 Months
Recession shopping trends regarding changes in preferences for Malls, Fast Fashion, Vintage/Thrift, Exchange, Online, Direct-from-Brand Sites, Ebay, and other options reveal unexpected results and why certain shopping patterns are emerging.
%u201CWhich Electronic Device Can You Not Live Without?” -Fresh Results from Label Networks’ Fall Study 2009
The differences by gender and age groups to key electronics within their lifestyles reveals much about where things are headed in youth culture when it comes to social media, communication, entertainment, and spending.
The Rise of Band Merch as Important Fashion Component in Youth Culture Lifestyles
Data, images, style trends, top online retail from Label Networks’ Music Youth Culture Profile Report 2009 indicate where things are headed in the world of merch, key influences, and market opportunities within global youth culture lifestyles.
Denim Directions in Europe Data on Purchasing Patterns: What This Means for the Changing Size of Market -Part 1
Denim is at the vortex of fashion and is a quintessential piece of European youth culture, often defining the new trends in “lifestyle” just by what’s moving in or out of popularity in denim. As Bread & Butter Barcelona takes place January 16-18 introducing new styles and trends in denim in particular, Label Networks Europe takes a look at top trends from a consumer perspective of what’s happening in the streets overall based on data and analysis from the UK, France, Italy, Spain, and Germany. In Part 1 of our Denim reports from Europe, we look at trends overall, with data on top brands in next week’s report.
The Power of Pop-up: Comme des Gar?ons Opens Guerrilla Pop-up Store in Downtown LA with Opening Attracting Scores of Industry Players Coming from MAGIC and Project Insight from Label Networks’ Presentation on Pop-up Trends
Late Saturday night February 16, on the heels of successful trade shows at MAGIC and Project in Las Vegas, scores of fashion industry insiders made their appearance at the coveted guerrilla pop-up store opening of Japanese high-end street brand Comme des Gar?ons in downtown Los Angeles. Located across the street from Label Networks office, our new neighbors greeted us kindly as we, along with many others, made our way behind a black gate into an alley located next to a cool local sneaker shop to get access to the hidden store. It’s so secret that the only way you can find the entrance is to look for the alley dumpster–the door’s on the other side.