Lululemon’s Digital Update: e-Commerce Sales Climb in Fiscal 1Q17
In fiscal 1Q17. Lululemon’s (LULU) e-commerce sales rose by 16.7% to $97.6 million in the quarter, representing 19.7% of its revenue.
Under Armour’s Athletic Endorsements Paid Handsome Dividends
In terms of endorsements, the last weekend in January was eventful for Under Armour. Tom Brady won his fourth Super Bowl. He wore Under Armour cleats.
Why Nike’s Earnings per Share Jumped in Fiscal 2016
Nike and VF Corporation (VFC) have been affected more than most other US players in the athletic gear industry due to higher overseas exposure.
What Can We Expect from Nike’s Wholesale Channel in Fiscal 3Q16?
The wholesale channel is the largest channel for Nike’s (NKE) sales.
Sales Expectations: Why e-Commerce Upside Is Important for LULU
In fiscal 1Q17, LULU expects revenue ranging from $483 million–$488 million, an implied growth rate of 14%–15.2% over fiscal 1Q16.
Skechers: Achieving Growth through Diverse Product Development
Since the launch of its first line in 1992, Skechers has diversified into several new lines, targeting different demographics and different activities.
Mapping Skechers’ Key Future Growth Drivers
Between the start of 2012 and the end of 1Q16, Skechers added 114 net new stores in the United States and 81 in international markets.
Retail Footprint: Why Foot Locker Operates Multiple Store Formats
Foot Locker is primarily a mall-based athletic goods specialty retailer. The company operates several store formats, depending on the product, customer demographic, and geography.
Why Is Foot Locker Eyeing Higher Growth in Europe?
Foot Locker (FL) made about 28.4% of its sales, or $2.1 billion, from outside the United States in fiscal 2016.
Could Foot Locker’s Sales Touch $10 Billion?
Foot Locker’s revenue growth is projected to come from sales (FXD) growth in key categories such as women’s, kids, European expansion, and web sales.
The Catalysts Powering Nike’s Growth Performance in Fiscal 2016
Nike (NKE) is expected to post sales of $8.3 billion in fiscal 4Q16, an increase of 6.4% year-over-year, according to the Wall Street analysts’ consensus.
Nike to Become Chelsea’s Official Sponsor from Next Year
On October 13, Nike (NKE) and Chelsea Football Club announced a long-term partnership under which Nike will become the official kit supplier for Chelsea starting next year.
Analyzing Future Sales Upside for Nike’s Greater China Segment
At its 2015 Investor Day, Nike unveiled its growth plan for its Greater China segment. The company expects to grow its segment at a CAGR of 16.2% over fiscal 2015–2020.
Under Armour Needs to Move Faster in Europe
Under Armour may need to establish a brand house store in London and other European cities to tell its own retail story. The lack of one may limit its ability to earn higher prices and margins.
Analyzing Lululemon Athletica’s International Opportunity Set
Lululemon has expansion plans in Europe and Asia. The company is looking at 20 stores each in these regions by 2017, according to CEO Laurent Potdevin.
Analyzing Future Revenue Streams for Nike
Currency factors didn’t significantly affect futures orders growth in Greater China, which was up 22% in US dollar terms and 23% in constant currency terms.