Fast-fashion retail, also known as disposable fashion, is a concept that many believe originally came from Japan -the land of fast-shoppers and the fastest-changing trends. What it means is when a retailer can provide stylish clothing that’s completely trendy, delivered to the consumer fast and at relatively inexpensive prices, then change up their entire inventory, with fresh new styles within the timeframe of about 2 weeks.
Europe Japan’s Fast-Fashion Invasion is Redefining American Retail; Label Networks Delivers Data the Scoop on H&M, Uniqlo, Target, American Apparel, Forever 21, Others
Expansion Revamp of Young Men’s Retail Shibuya 109-2 for the Onii-Kei Guy Indicates Growing Market for Rocker Looks Importance of Street Fashion -Label Networks’ Japan Data Reveals Top Stores for Young Men
Often what takes place in major Japanese retailers is an indication of where things are changing and how U.S. retailers may need to react in the future. With the expansion and revamp now of the popular Shibuya-2 store for young men, two whole new floors have been revamped to offer up high-end street fashion styles for the growing marketplace of rock-inspired men’s styles.
X/Y Tribes in the House: How Entertainment Venues, Runway Shows, Retail Spaces Need to Address the Importance of Attracting Today’s Youth Culture Markets
Entertainment venues, like any other industry trying to be relevant by 2010, need to address the importance of attracting youth culture markets, namely 13-25-year-olds.
H&M X Rei Kawakubo from Comme des Garcon-New Collection to be Released in November in Connection with Opening of H&M Store in Japan
On April 3, the fast-fashion retailer H&M announced it had officially chosen Rei Kawakubo from Comme des Garcons to create the next designer collection coming out November, 2008. H&M, which has become known for producing “masstige” collaborations by bringing top-end designers and celebs to create limited-edition collections (i.e. Stella McCartney, Isaac Mizrahi, Madonna) at lower price points for the “masses” said in the statement that they have always wanted to have Rei Kawakubo on board as a guest designer.
Top Store Preferences for Fashion Shopping Among American Youth Culture Have Shifted, Indicating How Some Retailers Capture New Trends and Styles, Meet Price Point Needs, and Create Cred
Based on a variety of new influences, trends, and options, youth culture preferences for fashion retailers has changed considerably, particularly among males, in the last 6 months. Label Networks takes a look at fresh data on which retailers are hot and getting more popular and why.