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Columbia Sportswear: You Can Buy The Clothes But Not The Stock

Columbia Sportswear (NASDAQ:COLM) is a US-based leading manufacturer and distributor of outerwear and sportswear clothing. There is a very good chance that if you have ever engaged in either cool weather or hot weather sports, such as skiing or fishing, you have worn Columbia clothing. Columbia has been a publicly traded company since 1989 and is one of the better known providers of outerwear clothing today in all of retail. Competition in this segment of the retail industry has become fierce in recent years due to a number of factors. Under Armour (NYSE:UA) has moved beyond the initial stage of being just a provider of athletic apparel as the brand popularity has exploded, with product offerings...

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