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Under Armour Soars Higher

July 1, 2015
Under Armour (UA) was founded in 1996* by a former football player from the University of Maryland, Kevin Plank. He designed a synthetic textile which enabled sweat to be "wicked-away" during high levels of...
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Top Article Recap and Latest News

June 1, 2015
  The numbers are in, our most popular article is UK Retailer Topshop Invades the U.S.Market. We enjoyed this article very much and glad to see it's a popular read. In other news, Ken Fox has...
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Top 3 Articles

February 1, 2015
This month’s posting of the Global Galaxy blog reviews the top three read blogs over the past 12 months. Please watch for an exciting March 2015 posting. Thanks for reading. Germany’s Aldi Group Makes...
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The Rise of Chinese Brands

October 1, 2014
Alibaba’s listing on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker: BABA, September 19, 2014) raised 21.8 billion U.S. dollars in the world’s largest initial public offering (IPO). The Alibaba listing, with its...
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Maserati: Repositioning for Growth

July 1, 2014
One of the U.S. TV ads for the Fiat 500 last year was titled “The Italians are Coming.” This is more appropriate this year than people realize. Most people do not know that the parent company Fiat SpA...
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UK Retailer Topshop Invades U.S. Market

June 1, 2014
  Do you think brick & mortar stores are a dying breed? Not if one watches Topshop grow. This retail store chain is owned by the Arcadia Group, based in London. The Arcadia Group is a privately owned...
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Innovations in Retailing

March 2, 2014
While many U.S. brick & mortar retailers are struggling to survive and thrive, some retailers are using innovative approaches to win customers and boost sales in new ways. Companies like Sears, K-Mart,...