Via Today’s Skimm: WHAT TO SAY TO YOUR FRIEND WHO KEPT HIS PEE-WEE PARTICIPATION TROPHIES... The times they are a changin’. Yesterday, it came out that USA Football – the group that oversees kids football programs – plans on trying out new rules to make the game less violent. Think: more tag, less “Gladiator.” This comes as fewer parents are letting their kids play the game because, you know, they think kids repeatedly hitting each other at full force isn’t the greatest idea. [...] Friday night, tackle-free lights.
Target debuts a new line, Art Class, targeted specifically to Gen Z.
“This generation of kids is focused on expressing themselves through what they’re wearing and how they mix and match different pieces to create a look that’s all their own,’’ says Michelle Wlazlo, Target’s senior vice president of apparel and accessories. “Their preferences are changing more quickly than previous generations, which challenges us to look for new ways to bring them the latest trends on an accelerated timeline.’’