Generation Z

Gossip Girl Reboot Fashion

Business

Today’s ‘Gossip Girl’ Fans Want Thrift and a New ThredUp Partnership Will Provide It

“Gossip Girl” costume designer Eric Daman has linked with resale shop ThredUp for styling boxes to give fans “on-screen looks sustainably.”

clock July 15, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Gen Z

Business Features

Is Social Media Gen Z’s Most Trusted News Source?

Data from Credit Karma reveals where Gen Z and Millennials are turning for financial advice.

clock July 13, 2021Alexandra Pastore

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Business Features

Gen Z, Millennials Turning to Buy Now, Pay Later to Finance Summer Purchases

New data from PayPal reveals consumers are making purchases with specific events in mind.

clock July 1, 2021Alexandra Pastore

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Technology

How Next-Gen Tech — Like NFTs — Are Disrupting Retail

Invite-only marketplace The Dematerialised and mobile shopping app start-up The Yes are embracing next-gen tech like NFTs and more.

clock June 25, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

August Period Products

Financial

Period Products Brand August Secures Nearly $2 Million as the Menstrual Industry Continues to Blossom

Investors include “Black Panther” actor Winston Duke, former Refinery29 president Amy Emmerich, two former Glossier execs and venture capital firm Hannah Grey.

clock June 25, 2021Kellie Ell

ThredUp, resale, thrift, secondhand, fast fashion, shopping, gen z, millennials, online

Business

Secondhand Market May be Twice the Size of Fast Fashion by 2030, Says ThredUp

Fast fashion and “sustainable” clothing are increasingly losing to resale, according to ThredUp’s latest report.

clock June 23, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Target store

Social Impact

Target Sets Latest Sustainability Goals

The formula includes increasing circular design, eliminating waste and promoting equity among the workforce.

clock June 22, 2021Kellie Ell

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Social Impact

‘Fashion Avengers’ Are the Latest Star-Filled Social Media Push for Sustainability

Burberry and Pangaia are among the brands taking up the Fashion Avengers social campaign to champion sustainable fashion for the first year.

clock June 10, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Social Tourist Charli and Dixie D’Amelio

Retail

EXCLUSIVE: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. Launches Social Tourist, a New Brand for the Cohort Who Grew Up Online

The brand, which was cocreated by TikTok stars and sisters Charli and Dixie D’Amelio, debuts May 20 at Hollister stores and Socialtourist.com.

clock May 6, 2021Kellie Ell

American Eagle Outfitters

Fashion Scoops

American Eagle Outfitters Reveals Scholarship Winners

Real Change Scholarship for Social Justice winners will each receive $10,000 to help fund college expenses.

clock April 30, 2021Kellie Ell

Nike Swim

Sportswear

EXCLUSIVE: Nike Swim Launches First Sustainable Swimwear Collection

Nike Swim President Kelly Hibler said the swimwear business is on track to have its best year ever.

clock April 1, 2021Kellie Ell

Nike

Fashion Scoops

Nike Building In-house Social Commerce App Aimed at Gen Z

Focused on shopping for young women, the upcoming app is part of Nike’s relatively new business incubator.

clock March 30, 2021Kali Hays

Ebay, recommerce, resale, e-commerce, sustainability, fashion, used goods, marketplace

Business

EBay Poised for Re-commerce ‘Reboot’

American homes have around $3,675 worth of value sitting in used goods, according to new eBay re-commerce report.

clock March 16, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Balenciaga, luxury, sustainable luxury, designer, fashion, 2030

Business

What Will Sustainable Luxury Brands Look Like in 2030?

A new report says sustainable luxury, especially for Gen Z, means more resale, rental, visual supply chains and inclusive “think-fluencers.”

clock March 10, 2021Kaley Roshitsh

Hollister

Social Impact

Hollister Donates $1M, Enlists TikTok Stars to Support Teen Mental Health

The retailer will host virtual mental health discussions between high school students and TikTok stars, such as Charli and Dixie D’Amelio.

clock March 1, 2021Kellie Ell

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