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ASOS Adds 5000 New Fashion Styles Weekly, a Strategy CEO Nick Beighton Believes Attracts Millennial Shoppers

ASOS Adds 5000 New Fashion Styles Weekly, a Strategy CEO Nick Beighton Believes Attracts Millennial Shoppers

“British retailer ASOS adds about 5000 new styles to its product offering weekly, a strategy CEO Nick Beighton believes attracts younger Millennial shoppers. And we can’t argue with that: the brand’s active customer base has risen 24% over the past year to 15.4 million, and retail sales rose 34%, with the momentum remaining steady.

The company is also growing quickly internationally, as sales rose by 46% in the U.S. and 45% in the E.U. “

Chinese Beer Brands + Esports = a Golden Marketing Opportunity for Reconnecting with Millennial Men

Chinese Beer Brands + Esports = a Golden Marketing Opportunity for Reconnecting with Millennial Men

“Struggling for relevance in a fragmented market, Harbin, China’s oldest beer brand adapted to an emerging market, E-Sports. Rather than re-branding their beer, the brand adapted to a novel, and profitable, definition of sport. E-Sports gamers and fans present a dedicated market, as the platform is distinctly interactive and mostly Millennial.”

6 Lessons From Melanie Ward on Building a Cult Brand

6 Lessons From Melanie Ward on Building a Cult Brand

“Melanie Ward ushered in a new mood of raw imagery in the 1990s, helping to build some of the era’s most iconic brands, including Helmut Lang and Calvin Klein.”   […]

70% Of Brands Use Instagram Influencers

70% Of Brands Use Instagram Influencers

“Retail industry news, voices and jobs. Optimized for your mobile phone.

For First Time, Millennials And Gen X Were A Majority Of Electorate In 2016

For First Time, Millennials And Gen X Were A Majority Of Electorate In 2016

The youngest two generations of voters finally outstripped the number of older voters in 2016 — a sign of how politicians will have to grapple with winning over a fast-changing electorate.

The Surprising Retail Habits Of Millennial Shoppers

The Surprising Retail Habits Of Millennial Shoppers

“Millennials are changing the retail landscape in some pretty unexpected ways. This largest generation in United States history is pretty broke – they’ve grown up in the great recession, they are saddled with student loan debt, and they make about $2000 less per year than young adults did in 1980.”

Millennials Only Have A 5-Second Attention Span For Ads, Says ComScore CEO

Millennials Only Have A 5-Second Attention Span For Ads, Says ComScore CEO

“You’re going to have to make your case literally in a matter of seconds and make sure you grab somebody’s attention.”

How Millennials Are Changing Beauty

How Millennials Are Changing Beauty

““We’re entering a time when women are open to authenticity—who they are, and want to be, in real life—like never before. Now more than ever, people are striving to develop their own unique identities, go on their own journey, and talk about it.“

Amazon And Nike’s Partnership Could Mean The End Of Big Brands

Amazon And Nike’s Partnership Could Mean The End Of Big Brands

“If Nike is absent from the Amazon channel, it risks its customers losing interest and its prospects just not ‘seeing’ the brand. And resellers and ‘gray’ product distort the brand image and customer experience.”

Millennials’ Favorite Place To Buy Clothes Online Is Amazon — Here’s Why That Shouldn’t Surprise You

Millennials’ Favorite Place To Buy Clothes Online Is Amazon — Here’s Why That Shouldn’t Surprise You

“Amazon probably isn’t the first place most people think of when they need to buy a new work bag or pair of jeans or sneakers. But the data suggest they should.”