Fashion commerce is the world as a shopping street
Until recently, you could easily find your way around the 9 Little Streets in Amsterdam. Now, you often just head home disappointed: too many tourists, expensive parking and not enough choice. Nothing against the 9 Little Streets, because we #loveit. Visit it by bike after opening hours, get help from a fashionista and you are guaranteed to find what you are looking for. But the concept of the 9 Little Streets is simply not scalable and is only reserved for the happy few. Nowadays, consumers are doing the research themselves and are a contributing factor in the direction that fashion brands are taking.