Rock chic is always in style of when it comes to youth culture fashion, and the latest Fall Collection from Hot Topic, which launched last week, the Joan Jett X Tripp NYC collaboration, is already making waves in the scene. Hot Topic, as we’ve seen in our Youth Culture Studies, continues to be an important […]
Punk Rock Collection by Joan Jett X Tripp NYC Launches at Hot Topic—On Trend for Teens
Metropark Back In Action? Weisfeld Group Buys IP For Undisclosed Amount
The story of Metropark, the retail chain crossing action sports, streetwear, and denim, marks an interesting example of what can happen in a recession.
Retail Round-up: Nike’s Stock Drops, Effected by Higher Production Prices; Hot Topic Transitions with New CEO, plus Where Nike, Converse, Hurley and Hot Topic Now Stand Among Youth Culture Preferences
Financial results vs. youth culture preferences. Interesting differences and opportunities revealed.
Retail Round-up: Hot Topic’s Designer Collection with John Eshaya; Vans Retail Collab with Thalia Surf Shop; Rock and Republic Bought by VF Corp; Quiksilver Buy-out Rumors; Hilary Swank to Launch Sportswear
The end of 2010 and beginning of 2011 is already proving some shake-ups and new collabs are under way. Here’s some of the latest.
Hot Topic’s Third Quarter Report Looks Grim with Store Closures and Lay-offs on the Horizon
The music-inspired retailer and popular store among American youth culture, reflects the difficult economic challenges in these times.
Retail Round-up: Volcom, Macy’s Madonna Collection, Adidas, Swatch Report Increases, Whereas Other Teen Retailers Have Lower than Expected Sales
July same store sales flopped for many teen retailers, but there were some shining moments thanks to new collections, timing, and advertising campaigns.
June Retail Sales for Youth Markets Perform Better Than Expected
Zumiez, Abercrombie, Hot Topic, Limited, Uniqlo report better than expected sales based on several factors, however back-to-school may still be a challenge.
What is your overall Favorite Brand of Clothing? -Youth Culture in North America Results Indicate Strong Shifts in Preferences. Here’s why.
While knowing which brands are most preferred is of great importance, understanding why, and where the shifts have changed the most by demographics can be even more telling. LN forecasts for Summer Study 2010.
MAGIC, S.L.A.T.E., and Street Fashion Trade Shows Indicate that Urban Has Taken the High Road and Street Contemporary Means More than T-shirts and Sneaks
Label Networks bi-annual review of MAGIC and its sub-shows bring together a dynamic change in fashion, as MAGIC itself split into 2 campuses to further attract its retailer and buyer base.