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About Wacoal Holdings Corp.
Wacoal Holdings Corp. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of womens apparel in Japan.
The companys segments include Wacoal Business (Domestic), Wacoal Business (Overseas), Peach John Business, Nanasai Business, and Other.
Wacoal Business (Domestic)
This segment engages in the manufacture and distribution of apparel in Japan other than the businesses conducted by Peach John Co., Ltd. (Peach John) and Lecien Corporation (Lecien). It consists of 21 companies all of which are based in Japan, including Wacoal Corp. and Wacoal Holdings.
Wacoal Business (Overseas)
This segment engages in the manufacture and distribution of apparel outside Japan. It consists of 18 companies, all of which are based outside Japan. Included in this segment are the companys subsidiaries and affiliates in the United States, France, the U.K., China, Vietnam and other countries in Asia.
Peach John Business
This segment engages in mail-order sales of womens apparel and various other apparel products for the Japanese market. It consists of Peach John and two other related companies.
This segment consists of Nanasai Co., Ltd. (Nanasai), which engages in the manufacture and rental of mannequins and fixtures, and the interior design and construction of commercial premises.
This segment engages in the manufacture and sale of womens innerwear, clothing and accessories for the Japanese market. It consists of Lecien and 9 other companies.
Foundation Garments and Lingerie
The companys foundation garments include brassieres, girdles and bodysuits. Majority of these products are available in various colors, with variations in lace, trim and detailing. Lingerie, consisting mainly of slips, bra-slips (a combination bra and slip), womens briefs, undershirts and shorts, is produced in various fashion styles. The company markets its foundation garments under various separate product lines.
Wacoal and Wing Products: The company launches product campaigns for its core Wacoal brand and its Wing brand foundation garments and lingerie each year for the spring/summer and fall/winter seasons.
Wacoal Products: The company developed its LASEE and Gra-P product lines. It offers Cross-Walker, from the Style Science series, a high-function bottom innerwear brand.
Wing Products: The company offers foundation garments and lingerie under its Wing label through general retailers. In 2009, it conducted a brassier campaign for Natural-Up Bra, Kyutto-Up Bra, and Sarahada Bra campaign products. It launched Slim Up Pants from the Style Science series. The company also sells Cross-Walker products as part of its Wing BROS brand mainly through general merchandisers.
Luxury Products: In addition to its Wacoal and Wing brand products, the companys product line also includes its luxury products Trefle, PARFAGE, Salute, Lge and Lesiage. The company offers new luxury brand, WACOAL DIA and opened the brands shop in the upscale Ginza shopping district in Tokyo.
Nightwear: The company designs and markets womens nightwear, including pajamas, negligees, nightgowns and robes. Its nightwear products feature specialty offerings, such as its tsumori chisato romantic line targeted to younger women and its fashionable Grander line targeted to mature women. Its nightwear products are primarily sold through department stores and chain stores.
Childrens Underwear: The companys childrens underwear products include undergarments for girls and teenage women, childrens sleepwear, and other targeted garment offerings. Its childrens wear is also primarily sold through department stores.
Outerwear and Sportswear
The companys outerwear and sportswear product line consists of womens outerwear, including dresses, skirts, slacks, jackets and sweaters, and sportswear, featuring its CW-X product line. Its outerwear products are sold principally through its catalog operations. It offers CW-X product line.
The companys hosiery products include pantyhose, tights, knee-highs and anklets offered in various sizes and colors. It is developing value-added products, with such effects as the stimulation of leg muscles to improve blood circulation, which prevents foot swelling, and by using different denier and yarn combinations. These pantyhose and other hosiery products are sold at department stores, as well as at convenience stores and through the television and catalog.
Textile and Other Products
The company engages in various business lines that are ancillary to its core apparel business. It offers functionality-focused shoe products. It also sells certain general merchandise which it categorizes as textile products. The company rents out mannequins and fixtures, and design and build interiors for commercial premises, including sales counters used by its sales representatives in department stores and other general retailers carrying its apparel. In addition, it operates a restaurant business and involves in various cultural projects and events, including exhibits by artists from worldwide.
Markets and Customers
The company sells its products in Japan, the United States, China and certain countries in Europe and Southeast Asia. In its core Japan market, the company principally sells its apparel products to department stores, general merchandises, other general retailers, and to specialty stores. Its customer is the Aeon Group.
The company competes with Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.
The company was founded in 1946. It was formerly known as Kabushiki Kaisha Wacoal and changed its name to Wacoal Holdings Corp. in 2005.
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1. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. 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. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. 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. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. 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. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Wacoal Holdings Corp. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Wacoal Holdings Corp. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Wacoal Holdings Corp. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Wacoal Holdings Corp. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Clothing, Textiles and Accessories Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Wacoal Holdings Corp. Industry Position Analysis
6. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. JAPAN 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. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. WACOAL HOLDINGS CORP. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Wacoal Holdings Corp. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Wacoal Holdings Corp. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Wacoal Holdings Corp. Major Shareholders
Wacoal Holdings Corp. History
Wacoal Holdings Corp. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Wacoal Holdings Corp. Offices and Representations
Wacoal Holdings Corp. 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
Wacoal Holdings Corp. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Wacoal Holdings Corp. Capital Market Snapshot
Wacoal Holdings Corp. 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
Wacoal Holdings Corp. 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
Wacoal Holdings Corp. 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
Wacoal Holdings Corp. 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
Wacoal Holdings Corp. 1-year Stock Charts
Wacoal Holdings Corp. 5-year Stock Charts
Wacoal Holdings Corp. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Wacoal Holdings Corp. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Wacoal Holdings Corp. 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?