Tag: spending

Earth Day Round-Up: Fashion Revolution Week, Third Anniversary of Rana Plaza, Fashion Transparency Index—Levi’s On Top

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Happy Earth Day from Label Networks! To celebrate, we’ve put together a quick fashion round-up of changes in the industry via increased efforts of sustainability. We are also pleased to announce our 5th Annual Sustainability and the State of Youth Culture Study will be released next week! First, this week marked the 3rd anniversary of […]

The Hype Behind Hypebeast’s Hong Kong IPO—Sneakerheads Keep the Industry Booming

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Last Monday, Hypebeast, the site known mostly as the place to find out about fashion trends in particular sneakers was listed on the Hong Kong stock market, raising some HK$65 million or US$270 million, making it one of the best Asian stocks for 2016. What started as a blog by Kevin Ma 11 years ago […]

Eco-Fashion Denim Fans May Marvel at Uniqlo’s Made in LA Jeans; Uniqlo Also Assists Refugees in Europe

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Uniqlo, the fast-fashion brand from Japan that has been making waves in youth culture markets globally, has just targeted Los Angeles as their new location for recycled denim styles. According to California Apparel News, Uniqlo is targeting Los Angeles as the new hub for their collection, Made in LA jeans with a sustainable process called […]

SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Plans to Move Dates for 2017 and Re-Vamp the Show to Add More Relevancy

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The conflicting choices between attending Outdoor Retailer or SnowSports Industries of America (SIA) trade show continue to be a question mark for retailers and exhibitors trying to get ahead of manufacturing, buying, and consumer cycles when it comes to winter sports. Many larger, former anchor brands of SIA have said that the show is simply […]

H&M’s Collaboration with Balmain Showcases the Success of Hi-Low Masstige Fashion Trends and Why They Work

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H&M’s new collaboration with Balmain started off with a bang in New York City on Tuesday, October 20, 2015, as the night brought together fashion industry heavyweights, music icons, and pop culture leaders. A dance crew hyped the crowd for a runway show featuring some of the hottest models in the industry right now. “Tonight […]

American Apparel Finally Files for Bankruptcy After Crazy Ride But Plans Total Restructure

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This has been the apparel saga of the decade as the bumpy ride of American Apparel, a teen retail favorite with more than 230 stories that revolutionized the concept of first-layer fashion and more, finally announced on Sunday, October 4, 2015 that they were filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In their statement, $90 million in […]

New Fall Youth Culture Study Reveals Most Effective Advertising and Sponsorship Patterns, Social Networking, Digital Entertainment, Plus Revealing Trends in Action Sports, Music, Beverages, Food, and Automotive

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Label Networks is pleased to announce the release of their 15th Annual Fall Youth Culture Study 2015! Here’s more: September 15, 2015, Los Angeles, CA–Fresh research and analysis released today from Label Networks’ 15th Fall Youth Culture Study 2015 reveals new shifts in what youth markets think is effective advertising and sponsorship patterns that are […]

Can It Get Any Worse for American Apparel? 20 Lawsuits, Impending Debt, Talks of Bankruptcy Loom

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American Apparel is in talks for potential bankruptcy just when it seemed like things couldn’t get worse. 17% decline in revenue from $19.4 million in their second quarter to $16.2 million a year ago means they have burned about $23 million in Q2 alone. There are also some 20 lawsuits surrounding the firing of former […]

VF Reports 2nd Quarter Financials, Vans Up 23%

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It’s been another good quarter for VF Corporation, owners of The North Face, Vans, Timberland, and Wrangler, among others, with their second quarter revenues up 5%, lead by Vans which is up 23%. “Our second quarter was another strong illustration of the ability of our global, diverse and powerful brands and platforms to deliver consistent, […]

Katy Perry to Be the Featured Holiday Girl for H&M, Replacing Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett

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Fast-fashion retailer H&M is coming off another strong quarter with sales including increased by 14% in in June 2015 compared to the same month the previous year. They’ve also just announced that their new Holiday campaign will feature Katy Perry. Katy, who got a significant boost after being on the Vans Warped Tour years ago, […]