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  1. Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook

    March 13, 2014
    Retail Industry Stock Outlook - March 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. These Companies Are Scrambling To Buy Back $20 Billion In Stock

    August 2, 2013
    As earnings season reaches the halfway point, we're once again seeing stunningly large share buyback announcements.Yet ...
  3. Iconix Closes $275M Notes Offering - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    Iconix's subsidiaries have closed the notes offering aggregating $275 million under its existing securitization program.
  4. Iconix Prices $275M Senior Notes - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2013
    Iconix recently announced the pricing of senior notes aggregating $275 million.
  5. Iconix to Offer $250M Senior Notes - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    Iconix recently announced that its subsidiaries have proposed to offer senior notes aggregating $250 million in a private ...
  6. Ralph Lauren Q4 Earnings Up 35%: Buy or Sell?

    May 24, 2013
    Ralph Lauren announced Q4 earnings that were 35% ahead of last year. Unfortunately, it also was very cautious on its 2014 ...
  7. Nike Disposes Cole Haan - Analyst Blog

    February 4, 2013
    Global athletic footwear retailer, Nike Inc. (NKE) has successfully sealed the previously agreed upon deal to sell its Cole ...
  8. Stock Market News for October 30, 2012 - Market News

    October 30, 2012
    Hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest storms to hit the U.S., forced the Street to shut operations on Monday. While the storm ...
  9. Nike to Offload Umbro Brand - Analyst Blog

    October 29, 2012
    The world's largest athletic footwear company, Nike Inc. (NKE) recently announced that it is selling its Umbro brand to Iconix ...
  10. Nike Boots Umbro

    October 25, 2012
    Nike sells Umbro to Iconix Brand Group after just four years. Why didn't it work out for Nike? What can Iconix do differently?
  11. Playing The Lipstick Effect

    June 19, 2012
    Analysts predict that the lipstick effect will come back with a vengeance. That means loading up on aspirational or near-luxury ...
  12. 3 Top Stock Buys for Growth

    August 5, 2011
    As first half earnings are released, some companies are showing the value and promise of solid growth moving forward, writes ...
  13. 3 Reasons To Own Liberty Interactive

    July 11, 2011
    Liberty Media's assets are a very interesting conglomeration. Investors in the interactive group will likely do well in the ...
  14. Revisiting The "Brand" Name Portfolio

    June 22, 2011
    With Internet Brands being acquired, it's time to update the progress of the nine stocks that make up our "brand" name portfolio.
  15. Wooly And T-Dawg Go Gucci

    May 2, 2011
    PPR's acquisition of Volcom follows a familiar pattern of buying once-hot brands.
  16. 5 Important Earnings Announcements For February 16

    February 15, 2011
    Earnings reports are significant events for every stock. Here are 5 earnings announcement for February 16 to check out.
  17. Cherokee's Sustainable Dividend Yield Still High

    September 10, 2010
    A more sustainable dividend closer to $1 would appear more reasonable for Cherokee Inc.
  18. The "Brand Name" Portfolio Packs A Punch

    July 7, 2010
    The "Brand Name" portfolio has beaten the S&P 500 over the past two years. Find out what's in it and what the future may ...
  19. The "Brand" Name Portfolio

    June 12, 2009
    This portfolio, created approximately one year ago, is revisited and analyzed.
  20. Introducing The "Brand" Name Portfolio

    June 19, 2008
    The are 27 companies with the word "brand" in the name trading on the NYSE, Nasdaq and AMEX. We put together a portfolio ...
  21. Five Reasons To Play Steinway

    May 23, 2008
    Many investors wouldn't take a second look at a slow grower, but there are five reasons to own this iconic piano maker.
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