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Ann Inc. (ANN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review 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.

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- 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.

Highlights

Ann Inc., subsidiary of Ascena Retail Group Inc., (Ann) is a specialty retailer for fashionable women’s clothing. The company offers wide range of women's apparel, shoes and accessories. The company’s product portfolio includes casual separates, dresses, tops, weekend wear, shoes and accessories. Its merchandise is developed by its in-house product design and development teams and is designed exclusively for AnnTaylor. Ann offers its products under Ann Taylor and LOFT brands. Geographically, the company serves customers across the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico through its subsidiaries. The company also sells its products globally through its websites, anntaylor.com and LOFT.com. Ann is headquartered in New York, the US.

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Table Of Contents

Ann Inc. (ANN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Ann Inc. - Key Facts 6
Ann Inc. - Key Employees 7
Ann Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Ann Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Ann Inc. - History 10
Ann Inc. - Company Statement 11
Ann Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 - Company Analysis 15
Ann Inc. - Business Description 15
Ann Inc. - Corporate Strategy 16
Ann Inc. - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Ann Inc. - Strengths 17
Strength - Operational Network 17
Strength - Quality Management 17
Strength - Brand Line 17
Ann Inc. - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Declined Financial Performance 18
Ann Inc. - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Business Expansion 19
Opportunity - Strong Growth in Footwear Market 19
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Ecommerce 19
Ann Inc. - Threats 20
Threat - Counterfeit Goods Market 20
Threat - Competitive Market 20
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences 20
Ann Inc. - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Section 4 - Appendix 27
Methodology 27
Ratio Definitions 27
About GlobalData 31
Contact Us 31
Disclaimer 31

List of Tables
Ann Inc., Key Facts 6
Ann Inc., Key Employees 7
Ann Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Ann Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Ann Inc., History 10
Ann Inc., Subsidiaries 14
Ann Inc., Key Competitors 21
Ann Inc., Ratios based on current share price 22
Ann Inc., Annual Ratios 23
Ann Inc., Interim Ratios 25
Currency Codes 27
Capital Market Ratios 27
Equity Ratios 28
Profitability Ratios 28
Cost Ratios 29
Liquidity Ratios 29
Leverage Ratios 30
Efficiency Ratios 30

List of Figures
Ann Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 24
Ann Inc., Ratio Charts 26

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