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These excerpts taken from the GAIA 10-K filed Mar 13, 2009.

Increased competition could impact our financial results

 

We believe that the LOHAS market includes thousands of small, local and regional businesses. Some smaller businesses may be able to more effectively personalize their relationships with customers, thereby gaining a competitive advantage. Although we believe that we do not compete directly with any single company that offers our entire range of merchandise and services, within each category we have competitors and we may face competition from new entrants. Some of our competitors or our

 

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potential competitors may have greater financial and marketing resources and greater brand recognition. In addition, larger, well-established and well-financed entities may acquire, invest in or form joint ventures with our competitors. Increased competition from these or other competitors could negatively impact our business.

 

Increased competition could impact our financial results

 

We believe that the LOHAS market includes thousands of small, local and regional businesses. Some smaller businesses may be able to more effectively personalize their relationships with customers, thereby gaining a competitive advantage. Although we believe that we do not compete directly with any single company that offers our entire range of merchandise and services, within each category we have competitors and we may face competition from new entrants. Some of our competitors or our

 

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potential competitors may have greater financial and marketing resources and greater brand recognition. In addition, larger, well-established and well-financed entities may acquire, invest in or form joint ventures with our competitors. Increased competition from these or other competitors could negatively impact our business.

 

Increased
competition could impact our financial results



 



We believe that the LOHAS
market includes thousands of small, local and regional businesses. Some smaller
businesses may be able to more effectively personalize their relationships with
customers, thereby gaining a competitive advantage. Although we believe that we
do not compete directly with any single company that offers our entire range of
merchandise and services, within each category we have competitors and we may
face competition from new entrants. Some of our competitors or our



 



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of Contents



 



potential competitors may
have greater financial and marketing resources and greater brand recognition.
In addition, larger, well-established and well-financed entities may acquire,
invest in or form joint ventures with our competitors. Increased competition
from these or other competitors could negatively impact our business.



 



Increased
competition could impact our financial results



 



We believe that the LOHAS
market includes thousands of small, local and regional businesses. Some smaller
businesses may be able to more effectively personalize their relationships with
customers, thereby gaining a competitive advantage. Although we believe that we
do not compete directly with any single company that offers our entire range of
merchandise and services, within each category we have competitors and we may
face competition from new entrants. Some of our competitors or our



 



9
















Table
of Contents



 



potential competitors may
have greater financial and marketing resources and greater brand recognition.
In addition, larger, well-established and well-financed entities may acquire,
invest in or form joint ventures with our competitors. Increased competition
from these or other competitors could negatively impact our business.



 



These excerpts taken from the GAIA 10-K filed Mar 17, 2008.

Increased competition could impact our financial results

 

We believe that the LOHAS market includes thousands of small, local and regional businesses. Some smaller businesses may be able to more effectively personalize their relationships with customers, thereby gaining a competitive advantage. Although we believe that we do not compete directly with any single company that offers our entire range of merchandise and services, within each category we have competitors and we may face competition from new entrants. Some of our competitors or our potential competitors may have greater financial and marketing resources and greater brand recognition. In addition, larger, well-established and well-financed entities may acquire, invest in or form joint ventures with our competitors. Increased competition from these or other competitors could negatively impact our business.

 

Increased
competition could impact our financial results



 



We
believe that the LOHAS market includes thousands of small, local and regional
businesses. Some smaller businesses may be able to more effectively personalize
their relationships with customers, thereby gaining a competitive advantage.
Although we believe that we do not compete directly with any single company
that offers our entire range of merchandise and services, within each category
we have competitors and we may face competition from new entrants. Some of our
competitors or our potential competitors may have greater financial and
marketing resources and greater brand recognition. In addition, larger,
well-established and well-financed entities may acquire, invest in or form
joint ventures with our competitors. Increased competition from these or other
competitors could negatively impact our business.



 



This excerpt taken from the GAIA 10-K filed Mar 14, 2007.

Increased competition could impact our financial results

We believe that the LOHAS market has thousands of small, local and regional businesses. Some smaller businesses may be able to more effectively personalize their relationships with customers, thereby gaining a competitive advantage. Although we believe that we do not compete directly with any single company that offers our entire range of merchandise, within each merchandise category we have competitors and we may face competition from new entrants. Some of our competitors or our potential competitors may have greater financial and marketing resources and greater brand recognition. In addition, larger, well-established and well-financed entities may acquire, invest in or form joint ventures with our competitors. Increased competition from these or other competitors could negatively impact our business.

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This excerpt taken from the GAIA 10-K filed Mar 16, 2006.

Increased competition could impact our financial results

 

We believe that the LOHAS market has thousands of small, local and regional businesses. Some smaller businesses may be able to more effectively personalize their relationships with customers, thereby gaining a competitive advantage. Although we believe that we do not compete directly with any single company that offers our entire range of merchandise, within each merchandise category we have competitors and we may face competition from new entrants. Some of our competitors or our potential competitors may have greater financial and marketing resources and greater brand recognition. In addition, larger, well-established and well-financed entities may acquire, invest in or form joint ventures with our competitors. Increased competition from these or other competitors could negatively impact our business.

 

This excerpt taken from the GAIA 10-K filed Mar 3, 2005.

Increased competition could impact our financial results

 

We believe that the LOHAS market has thousands of small, local and regional businesses. Some smaller businesses may be able to more effectively personalize their relationships with customers, thereby gaining a competitive advantage. Although we believe that we do not compete directly with any single company that offers our entire range of merchandise, within each merchandise category we have competitors and we may face competition from new entrants. Some of our competitors or our potential competitors may have greater financial and marketing resources and greater brand recognition. In addition, larger, well-established and well-financed entities may acquire, invest in or form joint ventures with our competitors. Increased competition from these or other competitors could negatively impact our business.

 

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