some investors had also called for the sale of Reebok, discussions during 2014 conference calls and competitive moves by Nike (which sold its brown shoe brand, Cole Haan) suggested that after adidas said in July that it would focus more on sports
we still see Adidas as a close competitor to market leader Nike in an attractive industry where the third- and fourth ..... driver of its economic moat. Adidas has trailed its rival Nike on a number of metrics for some time, yet after judging
Wide-moat Nike NKE delivered another strong quarter of growth ..... even for a best-in-class performer like Nike , but they show little sign of weakening ..... gross margin. Despite our affinity for the Nike brand, our favorable view of management
Wide-moat Nike delivered another strong quarter of growth ..... returns on capital over the mid-20% range. Nike ’s returns are in record territory, high ..... for a best-in-class performer such as Nike , but they show little sign of weakening
Dec 18 (Reuters) - Nike Inc's futures orders rose at its slowest pace in four quarters, indicating weakening demand for the sportswear maker's products in emerging markets and western Europe.
Dec 18 (Reuters) - Nike Inc said future orders, a indicator of growth, increased 11 percent in the latest quarter, the slowest rate in four quarters and lower than market estimates.
receive The Day Ahead, Eikon users can register at . Thomson One users can register at RT/DAY/US. All times in ET/GMT) Nike Inc, the world's largest sportswear maker, is expected to report strong second-quarter results as it gains market share
* Puma spending on marketing to catch up with Nike , Adidas
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in the early stages. We also note that, although Lululemon once owned yoga wear, competition has flooded the space from Nike , Under Armour, Athleta from Gap, and Lucy from VF. We find it unlikely that Lululemon can get back to the growth rates