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    Under Armour

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    Under Armour is one of the largest and fastest growing activewear clothing line manufacturers in the country. The activewear industry market has been growing considerably over the last decade. Growing demand for activewear, the sporty fashion for both the gym and the streets, has lifted sales for makers of the clothing and the retailers that sell it. (Source: Fortune) The market has grown from Nike and the Adidas being the largest two corporations to an extensive market including Under Armour. Under Armour specifically has increased about ten times in value, over the last decade. The financials show that Under Armour company profits have increased at an annual rate of over 20% and the company has expanded out into footwear. Under Armour stock…

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    The publicly traded company I had chosen at the beginning of the class was Under Armour, a sports clothing and equipment store. With the NCAA basketball tournament coming up, Under Armour has news to celebrate. While Nike still dominates the apparel provided to the teams of the tournament, Under Armour just moved into 2nd place just ahead of Adidas. Nike will be outfitting 47 teams, and Under Armour will have 11 teams. (Sharrow, 2018) Adidas will have the rest of the 68 teams. Under Armour is…

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    Under Armour

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    Under Armour or UA as it is often called, is recognized as an excellent example of an organization which has been able to successfully build its brand image in today’s uncertain markets. As a US company which started as a basement business, Kevin Plank, the founder of UA was able to apply innovative marketing tools and tactics to build a solid revenue base in the sports clothing/athletic goods industry. Under Armour is a good case study of the effectiveness of the four P's of marketing: place,…

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    Under Armour

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    Under Armour is a developer, marketer, and distributor of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories. They use moisture-wicking fabrics to provide products for any climate and for any level of athlete that is an alternative to traditional products. The former, along with growing consumer awareness on the benefits of an active lifestyle and the growing interest in performance products is a part of what they believe has and will continue to enable them to do well in a very competitive…

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    Pros Of Under Armour

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    The idea of Under Armour all started in 1996, when a 23 year old and former University of Maryland special teams captain, Kevin Plank, had an idea that revolutionized the “Armour” of athletes. Back in his playing days, Plank despised having to wear a cotton shirt underneath his uniform and pads. He and his teammates also hated having to change those sweat filled shirts over and over again during practices and game days. Frustrated with the sweat filled t-shirts, he set out to create a solution,…

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    moves to continue its growth and market share acquisition and a competitive sports apparel industry. Under Armour strategic plan is to outperform its competitors and gain market share from innovative design, and wider product selection. The goal is to achieve the competitive advantage of outcompeting rivals on the basis of differentiation features, such as higher quality, wider product selection, added performance, value added services, more attractive styling, and technological superiority…

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    Kevin Plank Under Armour

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    Under Armour is located in Baltimore, Maryland, but that was not its original location. In 1996, Kevin Plank was only 23 years old when he had an idea to deal with his soaking wet t-shirts from playing football that would eventually change the way athletes and non-athletes deal with this problem. Kevin was a former University of Maryland special team captain, and needed a solution so he set out to develop a solution to his growing problem so he started a company called Under Armour that was…

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    Company Purpose: Under Armour was founded in 1996 by Kevin Plank from the basement of his grandmother’s house in Washington, D.C. In 1995, Plank, a college football player, had noticed that the T-shirts that he and his teammates wore underneath their pads were always drenched with sweat after games and practices. Plank thought “there has to be something better,” and started designing a new athletic T-shirt that would stay light during exercise, even at the hottest temperatures. After some…

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    Bushido code. Common values shared by these codes include: honor, faith, and courage. Although Knights and Samurai shared similarities in terms of fighting styles and philosophies, they differed in terms of armour and weaponry. Samurai were the warriors class of Japan and were tasked with protecting nobles and landowners. The Japanese ideology of Bushido, “The way of the warrior”, defined the samurai class. Samurai were instilled with a deep sense of honor, loyalty, justice and courage to…

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    In the Elizabethan era, a knight was the person that fought all the wars and even kept the law and order in small towns or big kingdom. All of the knights have a big responsibility and to have help in this job, they have their gear to help them. This gear is known as armor. Most people think that armor is as simple as putting on a suit, but really it is way more complex than people think or even know. Armor isn’t exactly original, but is the aftermath of a simple yet useful vest called…

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