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COST  // Posts tagged as "COST"

Tempur Sealy Faces Increasing Challenges As Sealy Fades, Steinhoff Disrupts (TPX)

Research Question: Will the combination of current competitors and the possible threat from Steinhoff upend Tempur Sealy? Companies: AMZN, COST, ETR:SNH, OSTK, SCSS, TPX, WMT By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Tempur Sealy International Inc. (TPX) will struggle to grow revenue in the face of several competitive headwinds. Specifically, […]

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365 Store a Work in Progress, Whole Foods’ Turnaround Struggling

Research Questions: Will Whole Foods’ 365 store concept succeed? How is Whole Foods’ legacy store turnaround progressing? Companies: AHONY, AMZN, COST, DLTR, KR, NGVC, PUSH, SFM, TGT, UNFI, WBA, WFM, WMT By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Customers and store personnel believe Whole Foods Market Inc.’s (WFM) 365 is […]

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Optimism Abounds That J.C. Penney’s Turnaround Is Real

Research Question: Are J.C. Penney’s new initiatives enough to lead it to sustainable success in 2016 and beyond? Companies: ADDYY, AMZN, APPCQ, BBBY, BME:ITX, CHS, COST, HBI, HD, JCP, KSS, LB, LOW, LVMUY, M, NKE, PSUNQ, PVH, RL, SHLD, SPCHA, SQBG, STO:HM-B, TGT, TYO:9983, W, WMT By: Seth Agulnick Click here to download the report […]

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March Trends Tracker

Trends Tracker Companies Covered: AAP, ADDYY, AMZN, ANGI, AZO, BRK.A/B, BWLD, CMCSA, CMG, COLM, COST, DECK, DG, DNKN, FB, GOOG/GOOGL, GPC, GRPN, JACK, KR, MCD, MNST, NFLX, NKE, ORLY, PBY, PEP, PLKI, PNRA, PUSH, PYPL, QSR, SBUX, SFM, SHAK, SKX, SONC, SWY, TFM, TGT, TWX, TYO:7936, UA, VFC, WEN, WFM, WMT, WWW, YELP, YUM Click here to […]

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Mattress Industry Idea Proposal

Mattress Industry Idea Proposal

Research Question: Is the mattress industry going through a price deflation or are prices holding up? Report Available: Feb. 25, 2016   Blueshift’s initial research finds strong mattress industry data through December, with future trends indicating younger home buyers driving sales. However, a turning point could be imminent as online mattress companies undercut and vilify brick and mortar stores, which could be […]

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December Trends Tracker

Trends Tracker Companies Covered: AAPL, ADDYY, AMZN, ANGI, CMCSA, CMG, COST, DISH, FB, GOOG/GOOGL, GRPN, KR, KRX:005930, KRX:0066570, LNKD, MCD, NFLX, NKE, PNRA, QSR, S, SKX, T, TMUS, TWC, TWTR, TWX, UA, USM, VZ, WEN, WFM, WMT, YELP, YUM Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Respondents are moving to big-box retailers […]

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September 2015 Trends Tracker

Trends Tracker Companies: AAPL, ADDYY, AMBA, AMZN, ANGI, CAR, CMCSA, CMG, COST, CSCO, DISH, FB, GOOG/GOOGL, GPRO, KR, KRX:005930, LNKD, MCD, NFLX, NKE, PNRA, S, SFTBF, SKX, SSYS, T, TMUS, TSE:QSR, TWC, TWTR, TWX, UA, USM, VZ, WEN, WFM, WMT, YELP, YUM Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings McDonald’s Corp.’s (MCD) […]

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Whole Foods Struggling to Overcome Competition, Prices, Perception

Research Question: Will Whole Foods overcome its perception and reality problems related to high prices and overcharging on weighed food? Companies: COST, CVS, DLTR, KR, FDO, FWM, RNDY, SFM, TFM, TGT, UNFI, WFM, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf) By: Reverdy Johnson   Summary of Findings Whole Foods Market Inc. (WFM) has mounting difficulties […]

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Whole Foods Whisper

Whole Foods Whisper

Research Question: Will Whole Foods overcome its perception and reality problems related to high prices and overcharging on weight in 2015? Report Available: August 20, 2015   Blueshift’s initial research shows that slowing comps, share loss, and public image still plague WFM. In response, the company launched the 365 store, a new chain that will target value shoppers who […]

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June 2015 Trends Tracker

Trends Tracker Companies Covered:  AAPL, ADSK, AMBA, AMZN, ANGI, CHTR, CMCSA, COST, CTL, DDD, DISH, DTEGY, EBAY, FB, GOOG/GOOGL, GPRO, HKG:0992, HPQ, IHRT, KO, KR, KRX:005930/005935, LNKD, MSFT, NFLX, S, SBUX, SFM, SSYS, SWY, T, TGT, TMUS, TWTR, TWC, TWX, TYO:6758, VIA/VIAB, VZ, WFM, WMT, YELP, ZNGA Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of […]

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