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VFC  // Posts tagged as "VFC"

Lululemon Remains in High Demand and in Command of Pricing

Research Question: Can Lululemon successfully defend and grow its market share in the activewear market as competition increases? By: Hitha Prabhakar and Reverdy Johnson Companies: BRK.A, ETR:ADS, DKS, GPS, JCP, JWN, LULU, NKE, SHLD, TGT, TJX, UA, VFC, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Thirty-two of 44 sources said Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) […]

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Lululemon Fends Off Greater Competition Through Quality, Styling

Research Question: Are Lululemon’s sales declining because of increasing competition? By: Ryan Duck Companies: FRA:ADS, GAIA, GPS, HBI, JWN, LTD, LULU, NKE, TGT, UA, VFC Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) posted an increase in sales and popularity during the last three months and is expected to grow […]

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Lululemon Craze Has Not Peaked, Thanks to Crossover Styling (LULU)

Research Question: Has the Lululemon yoga clothing craze peaked? By:  Ryan Duck Companies: FRA:ADS, GPS, HBI, LULU, NKE, TGT, UA, VFC, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The craze for Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU) clothing has not peaked, and the brand’s popularity is expected to further increase this year. Lululemon continues to […]

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Jan 10 2012 Retail

Chinese Retail Manufacturers Sales and Wages Up; Bank Deposit Ratios At Risk

Research Question: What are retail clothing manufacturing trends in China, with an emphasis on materials and wages? By: Reverdy Johnson and Susan Jennings-Kantari Companies: ADS:DE/AG, BRK.A, DIS, EXPR, HMB:SS, ICON, JCP, JNY, KSS, LTD, LON:NXT, M, RL SHLD, TGT, TJX, TYO:8136, URBN, VFC, WMT, ZUMZ Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Wages increased as […]

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Under Armour Broadens Reach Except in Footwear (UA)

Research Question: How successful is Under Armour at expanding its core demographic to become the preferred apparel company for women, teens and men under 35 years of age? By: David Franklin Companies: AEO, BRK.A, CAB, COLM, COST, ADS:DE, ETR:PUM, FL, GPS, HBI, LULU, NKE, TGT, TJX, TYO:7936, UA, VFC Click here to download the report (.pdf)   […]

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Shoppers Face Higher Back-to-School Prices, Lower Quality

Research Question: What are back-to-school retail pricing trends, and how are these affecting consumer demand? By: Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: AEO, ANF, ARO, BKE, CRI, DKS, EXPR, GPS, JCP, KSS, M, PSUN, TGT, VFC Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Retailers’ back-to-school prices are as much as 20% higher year to year. […]

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Crocs’ New Styles Catching On, Back-to-School Has Potential (CROX)

Research Question: How are Crocs’ new styles being received, and what is in store for the back-to-school season? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: AMZN, CROX, ETR:ADS, JWN, KSS, NKE, PSS, TGT, TJX, VFC Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Crocs Inc.’s (CROX) new styles have a stronger following and awareness than in Blueshift’s […]

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Consumers Sharpen Shopping Skills to Offset Higher Prices

Research Question: How will anticipated price increases on merchandise affect retail stores and consumer demand? By: Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: ANF, ANN, ARO, BKE, CATO, DDS, GPS, GYMB, JCP, JNY, KSS, M, MCE:ITX, ROST, SHLD, SMRT, STO:HMB, TGT, TJX, URBN, VFC, WMT Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Retail prices have increased, according […]

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Quiksilver Women’s Line Stands a Chance, Men’s and Roxy Struggling

Research Question: Will Quiksilver’s new women’s line and expanding international presence be catalysts for 2H11 growth? By: Reverdy Johnson Companies: ANF, ASX:BBG, ASX:MQG, ICON, JWN, NKE, PSUN, SKS, STO:HMB, TGT, URBN, VFC, VLCM, WTSLA, ZQK, ZUMZ Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings QSW, Quiksilver Inc.’s (ZQK) new women’s line, has a chance to […]

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Mar 31 2011 Retail, Services

Under Armour’s Charged Cotton Launch Slowed by Lack of Awareness (UA)

Research Question: Will Under Armour’s new cotton line, Charged Cotton, be a successful product launch, especially among women? By: Ryan Duck & Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: ETR:ADS, ETR:PUM, HBI, LULU, NKE, PSS, TBL, TGT, VFC, UA Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Under Armour’s Charged Cotton launch has gotten off to a slow start […]

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