Sure Cheap Monday’s 10-minute pop-up retail concept may seem gimmicky (and it is), but that’s the point. It’s also among new trends towards making retail and shopping, fun. And for a social media-savvy generation, it leans towards the future of fashion—mixing event-like concepts to inspire limited-edition sales strategies. Leave it up to a quirky brand […]
Sunglasses Make Their Mark As Key Accessory in Youth Culture -Fresh Data On Top Brand Preferences, Changes in the Marketplace
Fresh from the Spring Youth Culture Study 2011, we report on the latest youth culture preferences and trends when it comes to a key accessory in creating one’s style.
Re-Scene Scensters: Thrifted Street Styles Particularly Retro-Americana Are Redefining Old Eras into New, Changing the Landscape of Retail with the Continued Rise of Thrift
Tapping the old to create something new is at an all-time high for 2010 resulting in the rise of vintage/thrift stores across the board. A round-up of busy Paris vintage stores, backstreet hotspots in Harajuku, East London’s Brick Lane, plus data changes in retail preferences.
Designers & Agents in Los Angeles Fashion District Attracts Top Denim Labels Contemporary Designers with Crowd that Indicates West Coast is Leading Trends in Many Aspects of Cutting-edge Fashion
Designers & Agents is a show that takes place in what’s called Fashion Corner in downtown Los Angeles between 9th Street and South Los Angeles St. at the intersection of several buildings including the New Mart, Cooper Building, Lady Liberty, and California Mart–all filled with designer showrooms and contemporary brands ranging from top denim labels, to eco-friendly fashion, footwear, and accessories. Each season, Designers & Agents show takes over the 8th floor of the Cooper Building with a clean and inspiring presentation of select brands from nearby showrooms that come to showcase their collections that has over the years, attracted buyers from around the world.
H&M’s Path of Intercontinental Domination: European American Youth Markets Preferences for the Store/Brand Make H&M the Company to Watch
Taking a look back at 4 years of consumer data regarding H&M from Germany, the UK, France, Italy, Spain, and the United States, the “H&M Profile Report 2008” delivers insight into how this fast-fashion retailer captures the marketplace. Key resource for anyone hoping to move global yet maintain cred in niche markets.