Brand Strength, eCommerce and Product Innovation - Research Report on Deckers, Crocs, Wolverine, Nike and Steven Madden

Brand Strength, eCommerce and Product Innovation - Research Report on Deckers,
                   Crocs, Wolverine, Nike and Steven Madden

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NEW YORK, March 6, 2013

NEW YORK, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Deckers
Outdoor Corp (NASDAQ: DECK), Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX), Wolverine World Wide,
Inc. (NYSE: WWW), NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) and Steven Madden, Ltd. (NASDAQ:
SHOO). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including
full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links
below.

Deckers Outdoor Corp Research Report

Investors are running to Deckers after the company reported its financial
results for the fourth quarter. For the quarter, the company's net sales
increased by 2.2 percent to $617.3 million, with strong sales for the UGG
brand on ecommerce websites. The company's Sanuk brand also increased 39.2
percent to $15.3 million. For the rest of 2013, Deckers expects full year
revenue to grow by 7 percent over 2012. Moving forward, the company is making
strategic investments like expanding its global retail footprint, hiring
qualified leaders to its Asian subsidiaries, and boosting its sales and
marketing programs. Shares for the company were up by 15 percent in recent
trading. The Full Research Report on Deckers Outdoor Corp - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/36fe_DECK]

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Crocs, Inc. Research Report

Crocs CEO John McCarvel has laid out his plan to maintain his company's
position as one of the top footwear makers in the industry. He cites $50 to
$60 million growth in emerging markets, including new markets like Middle
East, Brazil and South America. The company is also introducing innovative and
interesting new products to attract customers. Last year, the company's line
of golf shoes sold 150,000 pairs. For 2013, Crocs plans on rolling out a line
of women's huarache shoes and molded boat shoes featuring vibrant and fun
colors that are highly associated with the Crocs brand. Looking ahead, Crocs
expects first quarter EPS of 32 cents to 34 cents on revenue of $305 million
to $310 million. The Full Research Report on Crocs, Inc. - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/1672_CROX]

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Wolverine World Wide, Inc. Research Report

Wolverine is a favorite in the footwear industry with its diverse portfolio of
strong brands. The company cites 2012 as a milestone year, with the company
growing globally and expanding its direct-to-consumer platform. The company
expects that its PLG acquisition should begin to show its benefits within the
year, and the company is also further investing for organic growth. Seeing
Wolverine's strong performance, Citigroup boosted its price target on
Wolverine to $49 from $45. With popular brands in its portfolio and with
continued strength in its core markets, Wolverine is expected to continue its
momentum from last year. Full Research Report on Wolverine World Wide, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/3b9a_WWW]

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NIKE, Inc. Research Report

Sportswear manufacturer Nike has completed sales of its Cole Haan affiliate
brand to Apax Partners for $570 million. The company expects that this
decision allows it to focus on new growth opportunities and also allows it to
focus on complementing the NIKE brand. At present, Nike is continuing to
market its brand by sponsoring athletes and events like Michelle Obama's
Designed to Move campaign. It also continues to innovate in order to enhance
its growth potential. Its latest offering is the spring collection for its
Converse Chuck Taylor All Star brand. The Full Research Report on NIKE, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/39b8_NKE]

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Steven Madden, Ltd. Research Report

Steve Madden recently reported strong fourth quarter results, with net sales
increasing 12.8 percent to $315.5 million. The company's Steve Madden footwear
and handbag divisions delivered well, and the SM Canada acquisition also
helped boost sales. For the rest of the year, it is expected that the Steve
Madden brand, as well as newer brands, will continue to drive sales and
earnings growth. The company has also been investing in its ecommerce business
and its bonus provisions for its accessories business. With continued strength
in its core brand as well as initiatives to boost sales, Steven Madden is
confident that it will perform well in the coming quarters. The Full Research
Report on Steven Madden, Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst
ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
[http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/6095_SHOO]

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