Under Armour has long been respected as a great performance focused brand for athletes and those who aspire to become more like them. The company appears to be going back to its roots in this regard, by eliminating nearly 50% of its stock keeping units (SKUs) essentially, the number of items it sells in order to make sure “every product does something.” In fact, CEO Kevin Plank said during the call that “when you put an Under Armour product on . It should make you better.” I love this mentality because it gets back to the core of what Under Armour’s brand stood for in its early and high growth days: a laser like focus on boosting athletic performance..
Away from the office, there are stunning beaches, world class golf and of course the desert dunes. By next year, the city will also have its very own version of the Paris Louvre gallery, designed by French architect Jean Nouvel and located on the newly developed Saadiyat Island. The airport itself is easy to navigate and immigration queues move quickly.
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Brands aren’t just products on shelves. Brands are people, and places, and events, and moments in time: anything that leaves a distinct emotional impression. This week, Terry checks under the hood of a handful of fascinating brands, to see what makes them tick.
After struggling midway through their season last year, Palo Verde (Las Vegas) finished the season wining its last four games and the Nevada state championship. Coach Gary Campo young squad has plenty of talent and will be anchored by senior midfielder Austin Collins. The Jacksonville recruit will be building off his strong four goal performance in last year title game.
One of the most surreal parts of being an adult is finding yourself in a conversation with other adults about “today’s youth.” It happens to all of us in my experience, the first one takes place roughly four seconds after high school graduation. But when you’re old enough to have the conversation without being laughed at, stabbed, and then laughed at again, the subject takes a pretty dark turn. It’s like a switch is thrown, and you view everyone younger than you as a drooling idiot just waiting to fuck up our country.