The pace of fashion today rivals that of a New York minute, with trends that used to repeat every 40 to 50 years now cycling weekly. "Fashion racing is what culture watchers call it," says Stefani Bay, an instructor at the Illinois Institute of Art in Chicago. "Things are changing too quickly for big stores to keep up with because of bureaucracy. Plus, the consumer is no longer interested in seeing the same things from Field's to Saks to Nordstrom." Broken down in to womenswear, menswear, childrenswear, footwear and accessories, September's management briefing gives you 20 pages of analysis and future market trends with forecasts to Autumn 2004.