Fossil, Inc. (FOSL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: November 7, 2012
Pages: 33
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Fossil, Inc. (FOSL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Fossil, Inc. (Fossil) is a US based design, marketing and distribution company that specializes in consumer fashion accessories. The company offers men’s and women’s fashion watches and jewelry, handbags, small leather goods, sunglasses, shoes, soft accessories and clothing. Major proprietary and licensed brands of the company include Fossil, Michele, Relic, and Zodiac, Adidas, Armani Exchange, Burberry, Diesel, DKNY, Emporio Armani, Marc by Marc Jacobs, and Michael Kors among others. The company distributes its products globally through wholesale channel; direct to the consumer channel consisting of retail stores, commercial websites, and catalogs; and third-party distributors. The company distributes and sells its products in nearly 120 countries. The company is headquartered at Richardson, the US.

The company focuses on business expansion as a key element of its business strategy, as recently the company acquired Skagen Designs, Ltd, a company involved in the manufacturing and distribution of watches, jewelry, sunglasses and clocks.

This comprehensive SWOT profile of Fossil, 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

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Fossil, Inc. - Key Facts
Fossil, Inc. - Key Employees
Fossil, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
Fossil, Inc. - Major Products and Services
Fossil, Inc. - History
Fossil, Inc. - Company Statement
Fossil, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


Fossil, Inc. - Business Description
Fossil, Inc. - Corporate Strategy
Fossil, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Fossil, Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Product and Brand Offerings
Strength - Efficient Distribution Network
Strength - Sourcing and Manufacturing Capabilities
Strength - Rise in Sales
Fossil, Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Dependence on License Agreements
Fossil, Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Strategic Business Initiatives
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Online Retail Format
Fossil, Inc. - Threats
Threat - Competitive Landscape
Threat - Global Economic Scenario
Threat - Fast Changing Fashion Trends
Fossil, Inc. - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Fossil, Inc., Recent Deals Summary


Ratio Definitions
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Fossil, Inc., Key Facts
Fossil, Inc., Key Employees
Fossil, Inc., Key Employee Biographies
Fossil, Inc., Major Products and Services
Fossil, Inc., History
Fossil, Inc., Subsidiaries
Fossil, Inc., Key Competitors
Fossil, Inc., Ratios based on current share price
Fossil, Inc., Annual Ratios
Fossil, Inc., Interim Ratios
Fossil, Inc., Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


Fossil, Inc., Performance Chart (2007 - 2011)
Fossil, Inc., Ratio Charts
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