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Consumer Discretionary Consumer Durables and Apparel

  • Kevin Plank, CEO of Under Armour.

    Jefferies says Under Armour's social media mentions bottomed in Nov. 2016 at down 18 percent and are now showing positive growth this year.

  • Kevin Plank, founder and chief executive officer of Under Armour.

    FBR also sees increasing athletic apparel discounting at Dick's Sporting Goods, Kohl's and Macy's.

  • Lululemon shares tumbled more than 23 percent to $51, their lowest level since December 2015, after brokerages slashed their price targets and ratings. The Vancouver- based retailer, which popularized "athleisure," faces relentless competition from Under Armour, Nike and a multitude of other companies selling cheaper gym-wear. "While disappointing, we're...

  • A mechanic stacks used tires outside the service bay of a Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. auto garage in Shelbyville, Kentucky.

    Goldman Sachs says 53 percent of tire dealers are seeing more "discounting than usual," according to a firm survey.

  • Under Armour sports shoes on display.

    Jefferies says 25 percent more consumers are wearing athletic apparel four to five times a week versus three years ago.

  • Nike sneaker on display

    Nike reported lower-than-expected revenue as it battles for market share in North America with a resurgent Adidas and a fast-growing Under Armour.

  • *Newest focus is on southeast and south Asia. LONDON, March 20- Arcelik, the home appliances arm of Turkey's biggest industrial conglomerate Koc Holding, is working on acquisitions to speed up its international expansion, particularly in Asia, its chief executive said on Monday. He forecast "significant demand growth" in southeast Asia and the Indian...

  • LONDON, March 20- Turkish home appliances maker Arcelik is working on acquisitions to speed up its international expansion, particularly in Asia, its chief executive said on Monday. "We think there will be significant demand growth coming from Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent," Hakan Bulgurlu told Reuters, citing Indonesia, Vietnam and the...

  • *Dec-Feb sales 47.0 bln SEK vs consensus 48.1 bln SEK. *Weak demand in Germany, H&M's biggest market. The total apparel market in H&M's biggest market Germany shrank 9 percent in February, according to a survey of retailers conducted by Textilwirtschaft and published on March 8.

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...

  • SINGAPORE, March 13- In today's so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simply by talking to a small Wifi-connected speaker, such as Amazon's Echo or Google's Home. This year, Voice Labs, a consultancy, expects 24.5 million appliances to be shipped. And several major appliance makers have turned to a small...