The dude must be seriously happy. Not only was he nominated at the Oscars for his hit single “Happy” for Best Original Song, but Pharrell Williams, from the Neptunes and producer for many, landed another gig as the face for Uniqlo UT’s latest T-shirt collaboration with his longtime friend, NIGO, formerly from the Bathing Ape […]
Happy-man Pharrell Wiliams in New Collab with Uniqlo UT, Launches Another Collab with Adidas
Park City, Utah to Close? Lawsuit Against Talisker Land Holdings Among Massive Dispute in Messy Battle for One of America’s Top Resorts
Park City, Utah, one of North America’s premier ski and snowboarding destinations, has filed a law suit against Canadian land owners, Talisker Land Holdings LLC on Monday, March 12, 2012 in an attempt to curb the tide of what may result in the closure of the resort and loss of 1,200 jobs. According to a […]
Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Proves Crossover Potential with Action Sports, Technical and Heritage Fashion Trends, Footwear, Accessories
All eyes were on the OR Winter Trade Show as the outdoor industry continues to evolve, bringing with it some new crossover categories, exhibitors, designers, and ideas.
Sundance Film Festival Wrap-Up: Films that Will Impact Youth Culture Most, from Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning’s”The Runaways” to Street Artist Banksy’s”Exit Through the Gift Shop”
Often it’s NOT the winners of the world’s most popular indie film festival that set new trends in motion, but rather, ones that relate to youth culture via music, art, love, social networks, and the environment. Fresh from Park City.
Japan’s Retail Warrior Uniqlo Steps-up Its Digital Shopping Integration on Its Way to Becoming”The New Gap but Different” -Label Networks Profile Data on the Store/Retailer Quantifies How Success Came to Be
It’s not unusual that the highly popular store and brand Uniqlo, originally out of Japan and now quickly taking over key cities as most-liked shopping destination among 13-30-year-olds in North America, would work fast in creating a digital lifestyle and shopping experience for the brand overall.
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.