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Amazon Already Dominant Website For Buying Apparel

Amazon, which has ramped up its investments in the apparel space in only the last few years, appears to have quickly become the leading place consumers buy apparel online, according to a new survey from CPC Strategy.

Wedbush Lifts Rating On Nike On Potential NA Return To Growth

Wedbush upgraded Nike to “Outperform” from “Neutral” due to its expectation that margins should start improving by its spring (May 2018) quarter and greater confidence in a return to growth in North America in its fiscal year ended May 31, 2019.

Telsey Advisory Group Upgrades Foot Locker

Telsey Advisory Group (TAG) upgraded Foot Locker to “Outperform” as the investment boutique expects the sneaker chain’s comps can turn positive as a strong lineup of product launches arrives.

CES 2018: Sports Tech’s Highlights

Artificial intelligence, sensors embedded in apparel, the quantified self and gamification were some underlying themes across the sports and fitness-related products that landed at CES 2018. Black Box VR, Garmin, Peloton, Myant, L’Oreal and Sony were among the brands earning some hype.

Buckingham Research Hikes Dick’s To Buy

Buckingham Research raised its rating due to the potential bottoming of domestic athletic cyclical pressures, an improving vendor product pipeline set to arrive in the second half of 2018, and an eventual payback from its strong partnerships with the industry’s key branded players: Nike, Adidas and Under Armour.

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