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Oct 30, 2019

I took a little vacation this week with the family and have some more research to do on the next company I plan on bringing to you.  In the meantime, here's an episode of a company I enjoyed studying some time ago - retailer Ross Stores.  They have continued their expansion, and even though there is a lot of doubt out...


Oct 23, 2019

When we put effort into something, we expect to get the same amount of output, right?  This can often be the case, but sometimes the rewards we get are not proportional to the risks that we take.  For example, in portfolio construction, diversification only makes sense to a certain point before it "waters down" our...


Oct 16, 2019

Tiffany and Co. is known worldwide for their high quality jewelry, particularly for their classic Tiffany diamond rings.  They also sell accessories, watches, and fragrances, but the bulk of their sales come from jewelry.  They have over 320 stores in over 20 countries, and have a storied history, having been in...


Oct 9, 2019

Dunkin's Brands owns the iconic Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin Robbins franchises, and has over 20,000 locations across the globe.  They primarily sell coffee, donuts, and ice cream.  Sounds delicious!  Because of their franchise model, they are able to expand rapidly with very little investment.  Although not a high growth...


Oct 2, 2019

As one of the larger American fashion houses, Ralph Lauren produces branded clothes, shoes, and accessories.  They cater toward an "Ivy League" or modern look with a lot of their clothing, and sponsor the PGA championships and on-court officials at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.  Although it is a slower-growing business,...