“He plays super aggressive, sometimes overly aggressive,” Beal said. “That was always his knack ever since he came into the league, so I’m not sure what him and John had going on. But we didn’t have anything going on. And, robin, shortly before we came on the air in a complete coincidence, the associated press ran a breaking news brief that apparently and this surprised me ungny corns are also not real. What? Just in, you’ve heard it here first from dan harris. All the breaking news from dan harris.
Adidas said late on Tuesday it plans to buy back up to 3 billion euros ($3.7 billion) of its shares, or almost 9 percent of its share capital, by 2021 on top of a higher than expected 2017 dividend of 2.60 euros per share.Since taking over in 2016, Rorsted has put a sharper focus on improving profitability, which still lags Nike. Market, but he said online sales were helping margins.Rosted said there was still huge potential to increase online sales further given that ecommerce accounts for about 15 to 20 percent of sales for the global sporting goods market.Adidas forecast currency neutral sales would rise around 10 percent in 2018, with an operating margin of between 10.3 and 10.5 percent, up from 9.8 percent in 2017. Nike reported an operating margin of 13.8 percent for its 2016/17 fiscal year.WORLD CUP BOOST Adidas expects a boost from the 2018 soccer World Cup, although Rorsted noted that the event has less impact than before as soccer now accounts for less than 10 percent of sales.He said the company had no plans to boycott the tournament despite rising political tension between the West and Russia: is not the best way to resolution, he said.Adidas lifted its forecast for the operating margin to hit 11.5 percent by 2020, up from a previous forecast of 11 percent.
This type of information gathering has generated a fair amount of controversy. Some say Amazon gathers too much information for comfort, and the Electronic Privacy Information Center reports that in 2000, Amazon started sharing its customer data with its partners and subsidiaries. The concern has increased with the tracking of “gift giving habits,” because the gift giving information Amazon collects could be about minors, which is against the law, and because the gift receivers don’t even know that their name, age, gender, location and interests may be stored in Amazon’s database of customer information..
Continue reading this postFABLE FIGHT: Mirror Mirror vs. Wrath of the TitansIt’s a box office battle of mythic proportions this weekend as remixed fables and fairy tales go head to head. In one corner, Mirror Mirror, a snarky retelling of the Snow White fairy tale.