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About The Jones Group Inc.
The Jones Group Inc. engages in the design, marketing, and wholesale of branded apparel, footwear, and accessories primarily in the United States and Canada.
The company operates in five segments: Wholesale Better Apparel, Wholesale Jeanswear, Wholesale Footwear and Accessories, Retail; and Licensing.
Wholesale Better Apparel
The companys brands cover an array of categories for the women's markets. Within those brands, various product classifications include career and casual sportswear, jeanswear, dresses, suits, and a combination of all components termed lifestyle collection. Career and casual sportswear are marketed as individual items or groups of skirts, pants, shorts, jackets, blouses, sweaters, and related accessories which, while sold as separates, are coordinated as to styles, color schemes, and fabrics, and are designed to be worn together. New collections are introduced in the four principal selling seasons - spring, summer, fall, and holiday.
The companys brands cover an array of categories for the women's, juniors, and girls markets. Within those brands, its product classifications include jeanswear, casual sportswear and dresses, with a focus on fit, fabric and finish. Jeanswear and casual sportswear are designed and marketed as individual items of jeans, skirts, pants, shorts, jackets, casual tops, sweaters and related accessories which, while sold as separates, can be combined with each other and with certain of its wholesale better products into groups termed lifestyle collection that are designed to be worn together. New collections are introduced in the four principal selling seasons - spring, summer, fall, and holiday.
In January 2010, the company entered into a sub-license agreement with VCJS LLC (VCJS) to design, develop, produce, and distribute in the United States, Mexico, and Canada Jessica Simpson jeanswear under the Jessica Simpson (signature) trademark which VCJS licenses from With You, Inc. (WYI). In addition to the products sold under these brands, the company provides design and manufacturing resources to certain retailers to develop moderately-priced product lines to be sold under private labels.
Wholesale Footwear and Accessories
The companys wholesale footwear and accessories operations include the sale of both brand name and private label footwear, handbags, small leather goods and costume, semi-precious, sterling silver, and marcasite jewelry.
The company markets apparel, footwear, and accessories directly to consumers through its specialty retail stores operating in malls and urban retail centers, its various value-based (outlet) stores located in major retail locations, and on various e-commerce Web sites that the company operates.
Specialty Retail Stores: As of December 31, 2009, the company operated a total of 321 specialty retail stores. These stores sell either footwear and accessories or apparel (or a combination of these products) primarily under their respective brand names. The companys Nine West, Easy Spirit, Bandolino, and AK Anne Klein retail stores offer selections of products not marketed to its wholesale customers. The companys multibranded ShoeWoo specialty stores offer selections from its brand names. Specialty retail stores may also sell products licensed by it, including belts, legwear, outerwear, watches, and sunglasses.
Outlet Stores: As of December 31, 2009, the company operated a total of 617 outlet stores. In addition to its brand name merchandise, these stores also sell merchandise produced by its licensees.
Internet: As of December 31, 2009, the company operated e-commerce Web sites at www.jny.com, www.ninewest.com, www.easyspirit.com, www.bandolino.com, www.anneklein.com, and www.rachelroy.com. Through these Web sites, the company markets either footwear and accessories, apparel or a combination of these products, primarily under their respective brand names.
The company has a license to produce, market, and distribute costume jewelry in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Japan under the Givenchy trademark pursuant to an agreement with Givenchy. Its has a license to produce and sell women's footwear under the Dockers and Dockers Women trademarks in the United States (including its territories and possessions) pursuant to an agreement with Levi Strauss & Co. In 2009, the company signed a similar agreement with Levi Strauss & Co., which gives it a license to produce and sell infants', toddlers', and boys' footwear (excluding girls' footwear) under the Dockers and Dockers Premium trademarks in the United States (including its territories and possessions).
The company has a license with New Balance Athletic Shoe, Inc. and its affiliate New Balance Licensing, LLC (together, New Balance) to create and distribute, in the United States and certain other countries, a fashion-lifestyle footwear collection label. It also has worldwide license with Rachel Roy IP Company, LLC, a limited liability company in which the company owns a 50% interest, to create, market, and distribute women's apparel, footwear, handbags, small leather goods, and costume jewelry under the Rachel Roy, Rachel Roy New York, and RR & Design trademarks and variations and derivatives thereof, including Rachel Roy Signature and Rachel Rachel Roy.
In February 2010, the company acquired Moda Nicola International, LLC (MNI), owner of the Robert Rodriguez Collection, a privately held designer, marketer, and wholesaler of women's contemporary eveningwear and sportswear.
Investment in GRI
The company owns a 25% equity interest in GRI Group Limited, an international accessories and apparel brand management and retail-distribution network.
The company's major customer is Macy's, Inc.
The Jones Group Inc. was founded in 1975. The company was formerly known as Jones Apparel Group, Inc. and changed its name to The Jones Group Inc. in October 2010.
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1. THE JONES GROUP INC. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. THE JONES GROUP INC. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. THE JONES GROUP INC. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. THE JONES GROUP INC. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. THE JONES GROUP INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. The Jones Group Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of The Jones Group Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of The Jones Group Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. The Jones Group Inc. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Clothing, Textiles and Accessories Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. The Jones Group Inc. Industry Position Analysis
6. THE JONES GROUP INC. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. THE JONES GROUP INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. THE JONES GROUP INC. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. THE JONES GROUP INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. THE JONES GROUP INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. THE JONES GROUP INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
The Jones Group Inc. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
The Jones Group Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
The Jones Group Inc. Major Shareholders
The Jones Group Inc. History
The Jones Group Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
The Jones Group Inc. Offices and Representations
The Jones Group Inc. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
The Jones Group Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
The Jones Group Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
The Jones Group Inc. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Clothing, Textiles and Accessories Industry Statistics
The Jones Group Inc. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
The Jones Group Inc. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
The Jones Group Inc. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
The Jones Group Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
The Jones Group Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
The Jones Group Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
The Jones Group Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
The Jones Group Inc. Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?