The Outdoor Industries Women’s Coalition (OIWC) is excited to announce the launch of The Workshop’s Pitchfest; an exciting initiative to provide a dedicated channel for creativity and entrepreneurism among women with a passion and love for the outdoors. Applications are now being accepted at oiwc.org/TheWorkshop. The Workshop’s Pitchfest showcases OIWC’s commitment to building an industry […]
Women Stoked on the Outdoors, Innovation Pitches for New Products, Ideas, Now Being Taken for Funding
Lack of Women in the Outdoor Industry Isn’t It’s Only Problem, but OIWC and REI Have Partnered To Do Something About It
There was a lot of talk last week during the Outdoor Retailer Trade Show in Salt Lake City, January 20-24, 2015, regarding just who is the modern outdoors person? From Range magazine’s excellent presentation on the Modern Outdoors Woman, to the New Product TV area interviewing panelists on the Modern Outdoors person in general, to […]
Paris Round-Up: Street Artist Andre’s”Love Graffiti” and Quiksilver Boards; Comme des Garcons’ Pop-up for 40th Anniversary; Surface to Air New Store and Pop-up Bless
February is the month of love and where else would so much amour take place than in Paris. New exhibitions and pop-up’s within pop-up stores are headlining news.
Comme des Garcons’ SHIRT Collection for Fall-Winter 2010 Reveals Another Round of Plaid Mixed with Prep
Often used as inspiration among many streetwear designers, what happens at this show is a good indication of what to expect in this subculture come Fall.
Top On the”Don’t” List for Bad Fashion for 2010 Goes to Burton as They Unveil the Official USA Olympic Uniforms
Taking a prime opportunity to make the USA shine in a sport we created, Burton’s team uniforms take a major fashion step backwards.
H&M Posts 14% Profit Increase and Outlook for Future Expansion
How this fast-fashion retailer not only remains above the fray of an economic meltdown, but thrives beyond even their own expectations.
Big-Box Retailers’ Masstige Moves: H&M’s Highly Anticipated Collection from Comme des Garcons Drops in Harajuku; Target’s Designer Collaboration Program Announced with Alexander McQueen
Moving full-steam ahead with the masstige movement of high-low collaborations, H&M and Target figured out how to create the hype of “wanting” something vs. “needing” something in times of economic crisis.
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.