Tag: Core

Poralu Marine revolutionizes its core business and launches “Marina Management & Consulting”

In the 21st century where traditional land planning methods are running out of steam, designing sustainable projects for maritime shorelines and nautical spaces that serve multiple purposes is becoming a priority for local communities. It is in this context that Poralu Marine, the world leader in the construction of aluminum marinas, is making a significant shift and launching “Marina Management & Consulting” (MM&C), a revolution in its market.

MM&C – A new vision of tomorrow’s marina, shattering traditional business models

Today, Poralu Marine is using its 35 years of experience in designing marinas to break away from traditional business models, which focus solely on the leisure aspects of a marina. By moving from manufacturer to manager, operator, and investor, the world leader is responding to strong market demand and revolutionizing its core business. The company is the first in the world to offer such a complete and tailor-made solution while

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Buy Dillard’s Stock, But Not For The Core Business (NYSE:DDS)

As the COVID-19 pandemic began to sweep across the U.S. earlier this year, I warned investors to avoid Dillard’s (DDS) stock. The pandemic peaked at the worst possible moment for Dillard’s, as the company has earned the majority of its annual profits in the first fiscal quarter in recent years. Furthermore, with a less-developed e-commerce business than its biggest rivals, Dillard’s was poorly positioned to offset lost in-store sales with online growth.

The department store chain’s first quarter performance was as bad as expected. However, the company did a remarkable job of clearing out seasonal inventory proactively in the early days of the pandemic, enabling it to improve its Q2 profit margin modestly on a year-over-year basis.

By quickly stemming its pandemic-related losses, Dillard’s ensured that its asset value remains intact. With Dillard’s stock trading well below book value and management continuing to buy back shares during the pandemic, the

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