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CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review


CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Price $125.00
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Publisher GlobalData
Date of Report Apr 15, 2011
Quick Overview
CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS Industries) is one of the leading providers of consumer products in the US. The company is principally engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution and sale of seasonal and all occasion expression products to mass market retailers. The products offered by the company include gift wrap, gift boxes, gift bags, boxed greeting cards, decorative tissue paper, gift tags, decorations, classroom exchange valentines, Halloween masks and decorative ribbons and bows. Other offerings include costumes, make-up and novelties, craft products and educational products, stationery, photo albums, and scrapbooks. It operates 13 facilities to manufacture, package and/or warehouse a substantial portion of its products in the US. It purchases the remaining products from manufacturers in Asia and Mexico. It also operates a purchasing office in Hong Kong to maintain Asian sourcing opportunities. The company is headquartered at Philadelphia in Pennsylvania, the US.

This comprehensive SWOT profile of CSS Industries, Inc. provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company

Key benefits of buying this profile include:

You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.
- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.
- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.
- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.

Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.
- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.
- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
CSS Industries, Inc. - Key Facts 4
CSS Industries, Inc. - Key Employees 5
CSS Industries, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 6
CSS Industries, Inc. - Major Products and Services 7
CSS Industries, Inc. - History 9
CSS Industries, Inc. - Company Statement 10
CSS Industries, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 13
CSS Industries, Inc. - Business Description 13
CSS Industries, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 14
SWOT Analysis - Overview 14
CSS Industries, Inc. - Strengths 14
Strength - Diverse Customer Base 14
Strength - Diverse manufacturing Bases 14
Strength - Strong & Diverse Product Portfolio 14
CSS Industries, Inc. - Weaknesses 14
Weakness - Over-dependent on the US Market 14
Weakness - Decreasing Net Sales 15
CSS Industries, Inc. - Opportunities 15
Opportunity - New Product Lines 15
Opportunity - Increased usage of internet 15
CSS Industries, Inc. - Threats 15
Threat - Intense Competition 15
Threat - Demand for SMS and MMS 15
CSS Industries, Inc. - Key Competitors 17
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 18
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 18
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 18
Performance Chart 20
Financial Performance 20
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 22
CSS Industries, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 23
Section 4 – Appendix 24
Methodology 24
Ratio Definitions 24
About GlobalData 28
Contact Us 28
Disclaimer 28




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