1 were US$53.2 million, or 38 cents US per share, compared with net earnings of US$60.5 million (42 cents US) in the same period a year ago. The negative impact of foreign currency amounted to three cents per share.Revenue climbed 14.4 per cent to US$479.7 million from US$419.4 million last year as the company, which has 354 locations globally and has been ramping up its international expansion efforts over the last year, opened 18 new outlets in the quarter.Why Lululemon is not a good buying opportunityLululemon Athletica Inc drops chief product officer, creates new role to oversee designDoes Lululemon Athletica Inc have a problem with extra inventory?Comparable store sales, which strip out the effects of growth from new store openings, rose six per cent in the quarter on a constant dollar basis. That was thanks in part to solid sales in women pants, bras and the men line a response, Potdevin said, with a 27 per cent boost in sales at stores open for more than a year of its core product of women pants.
You’d think that with the throngs of annoying tourists circulating around Hawaii’s shores, there would be a lot more dissension amongst the natives. While not ripe with punk rock sounds per se, Hawaii’s the Squids are an early example of progressive punk. Brian Schroeder went on to become the guy behind some iconic album covers, T shirt designs and even a pair of Nike Dunks sneakers.
The images coming down from the STS 123 mission have been nothing short of spectacular. The pictures have included amazing EVA shots, images of the astronauts hard at work (and having fun, too) and stunning photos of the ever growing International Space Station. Here are just a few of the latest images from the mission, and they all so great, I decided to give each one an award.
“Minha tese, ento, como segue: alm de nossa conscincia imediata, que de uma natureza inteiramente pessoal e que acreditamos ser a nica psiqu emprica (mesmo se conectada inconscincia pessoal como um apndice), existe um segundo sistema psquico de uma natureza impessoal, universal e coletiva que idntica em todos os indivduos. Esse inconsciente coletivo no se desenvolve individualmente, mas herdado. Ele consiste de formas pr existentes, os arqutipos, que somente podem se tornar conscientes secundariamente e que do forma definitiva a certos contedos psquicos.” (Carl Jung, “The Concept of the Collective Unconscious”).
In the MeToo era, investigations have become de rigueur. If anything, we are in a climate of over investigation where management, too often alleges the need to investigate so they don have to make necessary decisions. Employers have also neutered their own human resource departments by using outside investigators when their own trained human resource executives know the company culture, policies and the individuals involved far better.