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Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UAA)

Under Armour is a sportswear performance company that develops, markets and distributes branded performance apparel, footwear and accessories for men, women and youth. The performance apparel and footwear are specifically engineered to suit the needs of athletes. Apparel is the biggest revenue generator for the company, accounting for 66% of total sales in 2017, followed by footwear at 21%.

Adidas (DB: ADS)

Adidas AG is a designer and manufacturer of footwear, apparel and accessories, based in Herzogenaurach, Germany. It is the largest sportswear manufacturer in Europe and second-largest in the world (behind Nike).

Steven Madden, Ltd. (NasdaqGS: SHOO)

Steven Madden, Ltd. is a New York-based footwear, accessories and handbags company. Its brands include Steve Madden, Betsey Johnson, Brian Atwood, Big Buddha, Dolce Vita, and others. The company operates across five key segments: wholesale footwear, wholesale accessories, retail, first cost and licensing. The company sells through retail stores and its website, as well as wholesale through department stores, online, value-priced and specialty retailers. First Cost operates as a buying agent for footwear products under private labels for mass-market merchandisers, shoe chains and other mid-tier retailers.

Artificial Intelligence in Retail, Part 3: What Startups Are Doing with AI

This is the third report in a short series looking at the application of artificial intelligence (AI) in retail. In this report, we explore what startups are doing with AI in the context of our proprietary CORE framework, which stands for Communication, Optimization of pricing, Rationalization of inventory and Experiential retail.

Inditex (BME: ITX) FY18 Results: Revenues Up, Missed Consensus, Integrating Online and Stores Globally

Industria de Diseño Textil, S.A. (Inditex) reported FY18 revenues of €26.15 billion, lower than the consensus estimate of €26.41 billion and up 3.2% from the year ago period. The company reported net income of €3.44, up 2.1% from the year ago period. Comparable store sales increased 4.0% in FY18, positive across all regions and brands as well as both online and in-store. Management projects comparable sales growth of 4%-6% in FY2019.

Estée Lauder Investor Day 2019: Share in Prestige Beauty Growing, Online 30% of Business, Affirms Three-Year 6-8% Net Sales Outlook

Estée Lauder is gaining share in prestige beauty, growing from 13% in calendar 2009 to 14.4% in calendar 2017. Global per capita spending on prestige beauty is increasing. The company projects the global middle class will grow by 600 million people by 2028, expanding overall spending power by 50%, which will increase opportunities for prestige beauty spending. Innovations and successful product launches accounted for nearly 30% the company’s net sales in the first half of fiscal year 2019. E-commerce represents approximately 30% of Estée Lauder’s business in its top markets. The company expects double-digit ecommerce growth over the next

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