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Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (ASNA) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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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.
Highlights

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (Ascena), formerly Dress Barn, Inc, is a specialty retailer. The company offers a wide range of apparel, shoes, and accessories for women and girls. It operates through an extensive network of stores and eCommerce websites. Ascena sells intimate apparel and accessories including jackets, sweaters, pants, skirts, outwear, and denim. It also commercializes sportswear and casual footwear. Ascena provides casual and special occasion fashion apparel and accessories, gift cards and store credit cards. Its brands include LOFT, Lou & Grey, Lane Bryant, Ann Taylor, Catherines and maurices. The company operates in United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. Ascena is headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey, the US.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Dec 04,2017: ascena retail group posts results for fiscal Q1 ended October 28, 2017
Aug 01,2017: ascena retail announces leadership structure changes to drive growth
Jul 13,2017: Another 29 Ascena jobs cut in Duluth
Jun 16,2017: Ascena Retail shifting 125 jobs to Columbus after closing Catherines HQ in Philadelphia
Jun 08,2017: ascena retail reports financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended April 29, 2017

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Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company


Section 1 - About the Company 5
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Facts 5
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Employees 6
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 7
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Major Products and Services 8
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - History 9
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Company Statement 10
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 11
Head Office 11
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 11
Section 2 – Company Analysis 12
Company Overview 12
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Business Description 12
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 13
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 14
SWOT Analysis - Overview 14
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Strengths 14
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Weaknesses 15
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Opportunities 16
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Threats 17
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Competitors 18
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 19
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 20
Performance Chart 23
Financial Performance 23
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 26
Aug 01, 2017: ascena retail announces leadership structure changes to drive growth 26
Jun 08, 2017: ascena retail group announces appointments to board of directors 27
Jun 08, 2017: ascena retail reports financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended April 29, 2017 28
Jun 08, 2017: ascena retail group reports Q3 results 30
May 17, 2017: ascena retail group provides fiscal Q3 and full year 2017 guidance update 31
Mar 06, 2017: ascena retail reports Q2 results 32
Section 5 – Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 37
Disclaimer 37
List of Tables
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Facts 5
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Employees 6
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 7
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Major Products and Services 8
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., History 9
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Subsidiaries 11
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Competitors 18
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 19
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Annual Ratios 20
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 21
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 22
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Interim Ratios 24
Currency Codes 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36
List of Figures
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 23
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Ratio Charts 25

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