H&M, the fast-fashion retailer out of Sweden, continues on its course to create more conscious, eco-friendly fashion. In their latest release, they will be introducing H&M Conscious Denim on October 2014. As we’ve seen in our Youth Culture Studies, sustainability is becoming a bigger issue among a new generation of consumers. H&M is also one […]
Is India the New Market for Fashion Retailers? Zara from Spain, Thinks So
Seeking new markets in a global recession has become a popular trend among fashion retailers and it seems fast-fashion retailers are one step ahead of the curve.
Spain’s Fast-Fashion Chain Zara Opens Giant Flagship in Manhattan and Pushes Prices
In a unique move for a fast-fashion retailer, Zara’s offering borderline luxury prices for limited-edition high-end products bringing new meaning to hi-lo fashion in one store.
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.
Surfing Legend Kelly Slater Wins 9th ASP World Title with Big Win in Spain; plus Surfing Industry Heats-up for Big Waves in Vans Triple Crown of Surf in Hawaii
Most-winning surfer of all time, Kelly Slater scores his 9th ASP World Title giving the industry a boost as the pros heads into big-wave season.
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.
Spain”Cred-Report” Part 1 Provides Street-Level Insight on Top Fashion Accessory Trends to Expect this Season from New Bohemia to Theme Parties, Denim, Vintage, a Nod to Travel
Each year, Label Networks includes “Cred Reports” with our data analysis which provides additional qualitative research to give insight into leading-edge trends that are popular or gaining popularity in each country or specific city.
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.
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.