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Nike (NYSE: NKE) 4Q19 Results: Strong Performance in Direct and Wholesale, Brand Gains Global Market Share
Nike 4Q19 revenues rose 10% at constant exchange rates, driven by growth across Nike Direct and wholesale.
The $13.1 billion US women’s underwear market is changing. Traditional market leaders are losing market share to athletic retailers or digitally native, smaller brands. Body positivity and inclusivity are central to an evolving definition of “sexy”. Technology is enabling brands to improve fit and bring new designs to market.
US Retail Inventory Tracker, 4Q18: Potential Tariff Hike and Poor Holiday Sales Lead to Higher Inventories
In this first of our quarterly US Retail Inventory Tracker reports we analyze inventory trends among our Coresight 100 US retailers.
Founded in 1964 and headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Nike is the world’s largest brand of athletic equipment and services. Nearly all apparel and footwear products are manufactured outside the US, but the US accounted for 43% of total revenue in fiscal 2018.
Strong Demand for Value, E-Commerce and Sportswear Sustains Pressure on Europe’s Middleground Apparel Retailers
Across major European economies, floundering midmarket behemoths are finding business more challenging than ever, leaving a number of apparel retailing stalwarts suffering what seems to be “death by a thousand cuts.”
Nike (NYSE: NKE) 3Q19 Results: Digital Growth Powers Forward at a 36% Pace, China Digital Grows Over 60%
Digital Growth Powers Forward at a 36% Pace; 60%+ in China.
New digital marketplaces have made the apparel and footwear market truly global, giving consumers access to brands and products once available only by traveling. Brands are bringing products to neighborhoods that previously had very little access to the latest fashion trends.
Category Outlook: China’s Sportswear Market—A Large and Dynamic Industry Driven by Fashion-Conscious Millennial Customers with Active Lifestyles
China’s sportswear market is one of the largest and fastest-growing in the world. More and more people pursuing active lifestyles, increasing sports participation and the popularity of sportswear in fashion are the main trends shaping the industry.
The women’s plus-size apparel market has been growing faster than the apparel market overall in the US, and analysts predict that the segment will continue to grow faster than the overall clothing market in coming years.
Amazon Apparel: Who Is Selling What? An Exclusive Analysis of Nearly 1 Million Clothing Listings on Amazon Fashion
In this report, we present an analysis of Amazon’s clothing offering based on aggregated data on almost 1 million women’s and men’s clothing products listed on the company’s Amazon Fashion US website.
Nike reported 2Q18 adjusted EPS of $0.46, beating the consensus estimate of $0.40. Revenues increased by 5% year over year to $8,554 million from $8,180 million in the year-ago period, beating the consensus estimate of $8,390 million.
Nike reported fiscal 4Q17 adjusted EPS of $0.60, ahead of the $0.50 consensus estimate and up 22.4% year over year, driven by SG&A expense leverage as well as by higher global revenue, a lower tax rate and a lower share count.
Nike reported fiscal 3Q17 adjusted EPS of $0.68, ahead of the $0.53 consensus estimate and up 24.0% year over year, driven by SG&A expense leverage as well as by higher other income, a lower tax rate and a lower share count.
Athleisure is the trend of wearing activewear, clothing designed for athletic workouts, both inside and outside the gym. Athleisure is affecting big brands and traditional apparel retailers in a significant way.