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Columbia Sportswear Is Crushing Nike And Under Armour


The company is doubling down on efforts to delight the consumer and sell directly to the consumer as retail partners struggle in the digital age. Developing regional strategies and emphasizing DTC appears to be working. DTC growth in Q2-18 was 18%. DTC represented 46% of sales this quarter –

E-Commerce Front Line


The front line of the #ecommerce street fight between Amazon and Walmart is local and needs based (grocery and everyday items).

80’s Ads


Alfonso Ribeiro Breakin’ and Poppin’

#marketing #advertising #history #wholepackageisreallygoodvalue

Early Sphinx Images


Félix Adrien Bonfils (8 March 1831 – 1885) a French photographer who was active in the Middle East. He was one of the first commercial photographers to produce images of the Middle East on a large scale and amongst the first of the Sphinx photographers who delivered images to the West – developed in 1880. Sphinx pictured late 1800’s.

Tualatin River Forecast


#Tualatin River Forecast – Beautiful #Summer Evening. Construction continues.

How It Works


The processor that makes your cell phone work was fabricated using quartz from this obscure Appalachian backwater. #mobile #technology