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Coastal Contacts Inc. (Coastal Contacts) is an online retailer that sells contact lenses, eyeglasses, sunglasses and vision care accessories. The company offers a wide range of product portfolio including contact lenses, glasses, sunglasses, solutions and accessories. Its contact lenses comprise daily wear, colour lenses, weekly wear and monthly wear contact lenses. The glasses are available in different shapes made up of metal, titanium, stainless steel and plastics. Coastal Contacts caters to customers in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific through its network of distribution, manufacturing and business facilities.

Coastal Contacts Inc. Key Recent Developments

Jun 14, 2012: Coastal Contacts Reports Revenue Of CAD48.2m In Q2 Fiscal 2012nJan 17, 2012: Coastal Contacts Names Greg Lechner As Vice President, Business Development, US

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- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
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- 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.

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Table Of Contents

Coastal Contacts Inc. (COA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Key Facts 4
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Key Employees 5
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 6
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Major Products and Services 7
Coastal Contacts Inc. - History 8
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Company Statement 9
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 10
Head Office 10
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 10
Section 2 - Company Analysis 11
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Business Description 11
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Corporate Strategy 12
Coastal Contacts Inc. - SWOT Analysis 13
SWOT Analysis - Overview 13
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Strengths 13
Strength - Strong Customer Reorder Rate 13
Strength - Strong Market Presence 13
Strength - Strong Contact Lens Business 13
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Weaknesses 13
Weakness - Dependence on Few Suppliers 13
Weakness - Dependence on Internet 14
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Opportunities 14
Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Vision Care Products 14
Opportunity - Inclusion of New Brands 14
Opportunity - Market Penetration 14
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Threats 14
Threat - Disruption in its Distribution Facilities 14
Threat - Increasing Incidents of Fraud 14
Threat - Competitive Market 15
Coastal Contacts Inc. - Key Competitors 16
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 17
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 17
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 17
Performance Chart 19
Financial Performance 19
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 21
Coastal Contacts Inc., Recent Deals Summary 22
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 23
Coastal Contacts Inc., Recent Developments 23
Jun 14, 2012: Coastal Contacts Reports Revenue Of CAD48.2m In Q2 Fiscal 2012 23
Jan 17, 2012: Coastal Contacts Names Greg Lechner As Vice President, Business Development, US 23
Section 5 - Appendix 24
Methodology 24
Ratio Definitions 24
About GlobalData 28
Contact Us 28
Disclaimer 28

List of Tables

Coastal Contacts Inc., Key Facts 4
Coastal Contacts Inc., Key Employees 5
Coastal Contacts Inc., Key Employee Biographies 6
Coastal Contacts Inc., Major Products and Services 7
Coastal Contacts Inc., History 8
Coastal Contacts Inc., Subsidiaries 10
Coastal Contacts Inc., Key Competitors 16
Coastal Contacts Inc., Ratios based on current share price 17
Coastal Contacts Inc., Annual Ratios 17
Coastal Contacts Inc., Interim Ratios 20
Coastal Contacts Inc., Recent Deals Summary 22
Currency Codes 24
Capital Market Ratios 24
Equity Ratios 25
Profitability Ratios 25
Cost Ratios 26
Liquidity Ratios 26
Leverage Ratios 27
Efficiency Ratios 27

List of Figures

Coastal Contacts Inc., Performance Chart (2008 - 2012) 19
Coastal Contacts Inc., Ratio Charts 21

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