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Carter’s Idea Proposal (CRI)

Carter’s Idea Proposal (CRI)

Will Carter’s wholesale business withstand private label competition in 2017? Report Available: February 10, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research shows CRI’s wholesale business facing a challenge from an increased focus on private label brands in its partner stores, while also seeing demand decline at mall-based retailers. But the company is pushing its online strategy with […]

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Netgear Idea Proposal (NTGR)

Netgear Idea Proposal (NTGR)

Will Netgear’s commercial and retail business segments achieve expected 10% revenue growth in 2017? Report Available: February 2, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research found NTGR counting heavily on its retail and commercial segments to drive growth in 2017. The company introduced a new Nighthawk wireless router, an improved Arlo security camera, and unveiled the Orbi […]

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Skechers Idea Proposal (SKX)

Skechers Idea Proposal (SKX)

Will Skechers’ domestic wholesale business continue to be a drag or will new products revive the brand in 2017? Report Available: February 1, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research found SKX scuffling in the U.S. due to a challenging retail environment that included a glut of discounted, name-brand footwear in the second half of 2016. However, […]

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Deckers Idea Proposal (DECK)

Deckers Idea Proposal (DECK)

Did Deckers’ new UGG Slim and Classic II boots drive holiday sales and reinvigorate the brand?   Report Available: January 26, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research shows DECK struggling to energize the UGG brand. Warm weather led to inventory surpluses last year, and a shift in consumer preference has hampered sales. The introduction of the […]

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Apple Idea Proposal (AAPL)

Apple Idea Proposal (AAPL)

Where are the best opportunities for Apple to reclaim its cutting edge reputation?   Report Available: February 16, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research reveals AAPL fighting and possibly falling behind rivals like MSFT and AMZN in areas such as laptops, tablets and digital assistants. Perhaps the victim of sky-high expectations, AAPL is being criticized for […]

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Mindbody Idea Proposal (MB)

Mindbody Idea Proposal (MB)

Will Mindbody experience a breakout year in 2017? Report Available: January 25, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research shows MB well positioned as the leading cloud-based business management software and payments platform to the health and wellness industry. MB was founded in 2001 and has a network of more than 58,000 small and midsize businesses in […]

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J.C. Penney Idea Proposal (JCP)

J.C. Penney Idea Proposal (JCP)

Will J.C. Penney’s turnaround effort regain momentum or stall in 2017? Report Available: January 19, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research shows JCP hitting a third-quarter speed bump in its recovery, but expressing optimism about Q4 as the company’s return to appliance sales appears to be off to a good start. While clothing retailers were hurt […]

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Cruise Lines Idea Proposal (CCL, RCL)

Cruise Lines Idea Proposal (CCL, RCL)

Will wave season produce the level of growth the cruise industry expects? Report Available: January 11, 2017   Blueshift’s initial research shows the cruise industry enthusiastic about its growth potential in 2017 with the Caribbean, Alaska, Europe and Latin America all expected to be popular destinations in the new year. Cruise companies are also benefiting […]

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Signet Jewelers Idea Proposal (SIG)

Signet Jewelers Idea Proposal (SIG)

Will Signet Jewelers overcome industry deceleration to excel this holiday season? Report Available: December 14, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows SIG rebounding this fall after a poor second quarter that was affected by accusations of fake diamond swapping. As half of SIG’s business falls into the bridal category, Millennials’ unconventional approach to diamonds is […]

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ServiceMaster Idea Proposal (SERV)

ServiceMaster Idea Proposal (SERV)

Is ServiceMaster’s ServSmart technology bringing incremental improvement or revolutionary change to its American Home Shield segment? Report Available: December 16, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research shows SERV rolling out ServSmart, an innovative app for its technicians and customers alike; technology aimed at increasing efficiency for home warranty service calls. It holds great potential to transform […]

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