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Dollarama’s Expansion and Growth Will Not Be Affected by Miniso (TSE:DOL)

Research Question: Will competition from rapidly expanding Miniso derail Dollarama’s growth? Companies: AMZN, DG, DLTR, FIVE, TGT, TSE:CTC.A, TSE:DOL, TSE:EMP.A, TSE:HBC, TSE:L, TYO:7453, WMT By: David Franklin Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Miniso, a lifestyle discount variety retailer growing rapidly in Canada, will not derail Dollarama Inc. (TSE:DOL), the country’s […]

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Dollarama Idea Proposal (TSE:DOL)

Dollarama Idea Proposal (TSE:DOL)

Will competition from rapidly expanding Miniso derail Dollarama’s growth?   Report Available: August 29, 2018   Blueshift’s initial research found Dollarama (TSE:DOL), Canada’s largest dollar-store retailer with nearly 1,200 stores, performing efficiently and executing on its plan to grow to 1,700 stores by 2027. But declining same store sales, a tight labor market, a higher […]

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Fitbit Likely to Get No More Than a Short-Term Boost from the Versa (FIT)

Research Question Will Fitbit’s Versa smartwatch lead a resurgence for the company? Companies: AAPL, FIT, FOSL, GOOG/GOOGL, GRMN, HMI, KORS, KRX:005930 By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Fitbit Inc.’s (FIT) newest smartwatch, the Versa, does not appear to be a sustainable hit that can reverse the struggling device […]

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Hugo Boss’ Turnaround Efforts Slowed by Mediocre Spring/Summer Sales in Europe (ETR:BOSS)

Research Question: Are Hugo Boss’ rebranding efforts and focus on growing its men’s casual wear line leading to improved sales in Europe? Companies: BME:ITX, CPH:HM-B, EPA:CDI, EPA:KER, ETR:BOSS, FRA:AAH, GOOS, HKG:0458, KORS, LON:BRBY, LON:TED, PVH, RL By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Hugo Boss AG (ETR:BOSS) has had […]

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Kingfisher’s Castorama Stores in Poland Will Continue to Outperform (LON:KGF)

Research Question: Why are Kingfisher’s Castorama stores in Poland outperforming the rest of the company? Is this sustainable? Companies: LON:KGF By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings All 10 sources said sales at Kingfisher plc’s (LON:KGF) Castorama stores in Poland have increased year to year. Five said sales are […]

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Update: TreeHouse Still Focused on Larger Accounts, Raises Prices More Than Competitors (THS)

Research Question: Will the operational changes at TreeHouse lead to sales increases? Can they help TreeHouse stave off competitors? Companies: AMZN, CAG, COST, CVS, K, KR, LNCE, LON:MNDI, POST, THS, WBA, WMT By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings In a continuation of trends found in Blueshift Research’s 2 […]

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Update: Ulta Not Hurt by Reselling Allegations; Sales Still Climbing (ULTA)

Research Question: Are the makeup reselling allegations having any lasting effect on Ulta sales? Companies: AMZN, COTY, CVS, EBAY, EL, ELF, EPA:OR, JNJ, LVMUY, PG, REV, TGT, TYO:4911, TYO:4922, ULTA, UN, VTX:NESN, WBA, WMT By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings All seven sources interviewed for this report update […]

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Update: New Collection Gives Hugo Boss Reason for Optimism Despite Up and Down Sales (ETR:BOSS)

Research Question: Are Hugo Boss’ rebranding efforts and focus on growing its men’s casual wear line leading to improved sales in Europe? Companies: BME:ITX, EPA:CDI, EPA:KER, ETR:BOSS, FRA:AAH, GOOS, HKG:0458, KORS, LON:BRBY, LON:TED, PVH, RL, STO:HM-B By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Hugo Boss AG (ETR:BOSS) continues to […]

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Pandora Trending Flat to Down; Shine Not a Savior Despite Good Start (PNDORA)

Research Question: Will the new Shine jewelry collection keep Pandora’s bubble from bursting? Companies: CPH:PNDORA, DIS, SIG, TIF By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Pandora A/S’ (CPH:PNDORA) sales are trending flat to down. Although the new Shine line is off to a good start and will likely add a […]

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Pandora Jewelry Idea Proposal (PNDORA)

Pandora Jewelry Idea Proposal (PNDORA)

Is Shine the answer to keep Pandora Jewelry’s bubble from bursting? Report Available: April 25, 2018   Blueshift’s initial research found Pandora struggling in its mature markets. Pandora hit a few bumps in the road in 2017 as the mall environment struggled, customer demographics are changing, and the brand is feeling pressure in the U.S. and […]

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