H&M’s latest sales report has come out for the first half of the year, with amazing results. According to Karl-Johan Persson, CEO, “The strong sales development has continued for all our brands with a sales increase in SEK of 23 percent excluding VAT during the first half-year. Including VAT, this means that sales in the […]
H&M Rocks It Again with Group Sales Up 23%, Profit Up 18%, 8 New Online Markets, and Launch of H&M Beauty in July
VF Corp Reports Q1 Results Up 6.5% Due Mainly to Vans, The North Face, and Timberland
On April 25, 2014, VF Corporation reported their financial results for their first quarter, which were up mostly due to the strong demand for Vans, The North Face, and Timberland which as a category Outdoor & Action Sports was up 12%. “VF’s first quarter results reflect the continued strength of our brands and our global […]
Longboard Skateboarding and What It Means for the Future of the Sport—Fresh Data from Label Networks’ Spring Youth Culture Study 2012
Skateboarding has splintered into a variety of subcultures over the past 10 years and among the most interesting is the development of longboard skateboarding. The resistance to longboard skateboarding among core shops and skaters as a credible genre flies in the face of the fact that it’s popular. In this story, we take a look […]
General Growth Properties, Nation’s Largest Mall Owner, Declares Bankruptcy
It’s the biggest commercial real estate collapse in our history. As more malls grow dark, what happens to retail?