H&M continues to capture the attention of the fashion world. As the fast-fashion retailer from Sweden expands its footprint, it’s also been able to bring a new energy to youth culture fashion. While many retailers including Abercrombie & Fitch, Hollister, and American Eagle have found themselves in difficult positions when it comes to younger buyers, […]
H&M Sales Up 12% in Q1; Launches Online Shop In France
Nike Ends Contract with Lance Armstrong
It seemed inevitable, but it took awhile: Today, Wednesday, October 17. 2012, Nike announced it was ending it’s contract with Lance Armstrong. “Due to the seemingly insurmountable evidence that Lance Armstrong participated in doping and misled Nike for more than a decade, it is with great sadness that we have terminated our contract with him,” […]
Skateboard Culture’s Public Domaine Show in Paris at La Gaite Lyrique Brings Art, Video, Pros, Music, Lifestyle to the City
With a series of events and exhibitions, the relatively new space La Gaite Lyrique is bringing global skate culture to the forefront in Europe.
Store Profile: Paris Concept Store colette and How It Features Multi-Genre Trends
Each month is something new as one of the world’s most famous concept stores redefines itself constantly. This month there’s the Miles Aldridge expo, 35th Anniv of Hello Kitty, and the Andre-InCase-Arkitip Collab to start.
Lance Armstrong Bike Designs with Pop Artist Kenny Scharf and Street Artist Shepard Fairey Bring Attention to Nike’s”Stages” Benefit Show for Cancer
Great example of how street and pop artists are becoming embedded into the mix as brands and sports celebs seek excitement and cred via artist collabs.
European Fashion Influences on America Have Resulted in Not Only New Top Brands and Trends, but also New Patterns in Spending and the Shopping Experience
Label Networks’ European Fashion Profile Report reveals just where fashion is headed and why, plus changing patterns in retail with forecasts on future impacts in America.
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.
Colette X The Gap: The Cool Concept Store from Paris to Open Pop-up Shop with The Gap in Downtown Manhattan
In an odd collaboration, colette, the uber-cool concept store in Paris that is always among the first to offer up limited-edition accessories, apparel, jewelry, hats, music, etc. is teaming up with The Gap in Manhattan to create a pop-up shop from September 6 through October 5th
Measuring the Popularity of”Made in the USA” Fashion: Responses to the Question”Which country do you think is producing the Freshest fashion trends today?”
Much can be determined by knowing exactly how the youth market perceives their own country in comparison to others when it comes to who’s leading fashion trends today. This story reveals global youth market comparisons providing insight on where and why the marketplace has changed perceptions.