Fast-fashion retailers are considered the bottom-feeders in the fashion world. They are widely credited – or discredited depending on which side of the cash register you are on – with copying designer-inspired trends, producing them in copious quantities and selling them for pennies on the dollar of the namesake brands. Sweden’s H&M operating 5,000 stores […]
Why H&M is failing in the fast fashion market and Zara is winning. H&M remains fixed on the 4Ps of marketing approach, while Zara has evolved to the 4Es approach, as described in Pamela N. Danziger’s new book, Meet the HENRYs.
Fast fashion is the darling of the fashion retail today. Whereas women’s clothing store sales have declined 2.7 percent from 2016-2017 in the U.S., a recent report from Hitwise shows the fast fashion market has grown 21 percent worldwide over the past three years. Two brands are the leaders in the fast fashion market: H&M […]