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Personal & Household Goods  // Browsing posts in Personal & Household Goods

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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RH Modern Line Ahead of the Trend Curve and Expectations

Research Question: Will Restoration Hardware’s traditional collections and new RH Modern line enable the company to achieve lofty Wall Street sales expectations? Companies: ETH, RH, WSM By: Susan Jennings Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc.’s (RH) RH Modern line is a hit with designers and their clients. […]

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Caesarstone’s Strong Growth Is Secure As Quartz Countertops Remain on Trend

Research Question: Will Caesarstone’s strong U.S. growth rate be threatened by quartz countertop competitors and other trending countertop options? Companies: CSTE, DD, HD, LOW, KRX:000880, KRX:108670 By: David Franklin Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Caesarstone Sdot-Yam Ltd.’s (CSTE) quartz countertops will continue to benefit from the overall growing use of […]

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Restoration Hardware Suppliers Sound Cautious Note on Sales

Research Question: Will demand for Restoration Hardware products continue to grow aggressively, and how are the company and its suppliers managing this growth? Companies: RH, WSM By: Reverdy Johnson Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Both suppliers who were contacted for this quick check on Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH) expressed caution […]

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TPX Regains U.S. Share, Receives Mixed Reviews in Europe

Research Question: Will pricing, products and advertising drive Tempur-Sealy’s Tempur-Pedic sales in the second half of 2014? Companies: MFRM, SCSS, TPX By: Susan Jennings Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Tempur-Sealy International Inc.’s (TPX) Tempur-Pedic foam mattress line is in the early stages of regaining U.S. market share, with help from growing adjustable […]

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RH on Target with Gallery Concept But Misses the Mark on Colors

Research Question: Will Restoration Hardware’s shift to a full-line gallery concept increase its sales and market penetration among individual consumers and interior designers alike? Companies: ETH, RH, TJX, WSM By: Susan Jennings Kantari Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings RH, formerly known as Restoration Hardware Holdings Inc. (RH), received positive feedback for its […]

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Tempur-Pedic Struggling to Grow Share Amid Lower-Price Competitors

Research Question: Is Tempur Sealy continuing to lose market share to competitors’ foam mattresses? By: Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: SCSS, TPX Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Tempur Sealy International Inc. (TPX) is struggling to grow its market share amid competitors with lower price points. The foam mattress trend continues to grow. […]

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Herbalife Q3 sales mixed in U.S., strong in Europe and China

Research Question: Are consumers and distributors backing off from buying Herbalife products so far in Q3 as scrutiny continues on safety issues and its possible pyramid scheme? By: Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: BTH, HLF, NUS Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Distributors and consumers continued to buy Herbalife Ltd. (HLF) products in […]

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Price and Product Variety Drive Ulta’s Growth in 2013

Research Question: Will Ulta continue its positive momentum through 2013 despite increasing competition and pricing pressure? By: Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: AMZN, CVS, M, SBH, ULTA, WAG Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings The growth of Ulta Salon, Cosmetics and Fragrance Inc. (ULTA) is expected to continue in the second half of […]

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TPX to Gain From Name Recognition in Growing Foam Market

Research Question: Will Tempur-Pedic’s focus on high-end mattresses prevail in a competitive bedding market? By: Susan Jennings Kantari Companies: SCSS, TPX Click here to download the report (.pdf)   Summary of Findings Coil mattresses are losing market share to foam mattresses at a greater rate than we have seen in our previous Tempur-Pedic reports (10/4/12; 6/14/12; 12/8/11). Tempur […]

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