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

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  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
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  • 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.
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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.
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, Justice, Cacique, Maurices, and Dressbarn. The company operates in the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Ascena is headquartered in Mahwah, New Jersey, the US.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. Key Recent Developments

Aug 03,2018: Ascena Retail Group appoints presidents of LOFT, Ann Taylor and Lou & Grey
May 17,2018: ascena retail group Announces Appointment to Board of Directors
Mar 05,2018: Ascena Retail Group Reports Second Quarter Results And Provides Guidance For Third Quarter of Fiscal 2018
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

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Section 1 - About the Company 6
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - History 10
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Company Statement 11
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 13
Company Overview 13
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Business Description 14
Business Segment: Kids Fashion 14
Overview 14
Performance 14
Key Stats 14
Business Segment: Plus Fashion 14
Overview 14
Overview 14
Key Stats 14
Business Segment: Premium Fashion 14
Overview 14
Performance 15
Key Stats 15
Business Segment: Value Fashion 15
Overview 15
Performance 15
Key Stats 15
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 16
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Strengths 17
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Weaknesses 18
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Opportunities 19
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Threats 20
Ascena Retail Group, Inc. - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 29
Aug 03, 2018: Ascena Retail Group appoints presidents of LOFT, Ann Taylor and Lou & Grey 29
May 17, 2018: ascena retail group Announces Appointment to Board of Directors 30
Mar 05, 2018: Ascena Retail Group Reports Second Quarter Results And Provides Guidance For Third Quarter of Fiscal 2018 31
Aug 01, 2017: ascena retail announces leadership structure changes to drive growth 34
Jun 08, 2017: ascena retail reports financial results for its fiscal third quarter ended April 29, 2017 35
Jun 08, 2017: ascena retail group reports Q3 results 37
Jun 08, 2017: ascena retail group announces appointments to board of directors 38
May 17, 2017: ascena retail group provides fiscal Q3 and full year 2017 guidance update 39
Mar 06, 2017: ascena retail reports Q2 results 40
Section 5 – Appendix 41
Methodology 41
Ratio Definitions 41
About GlobalData 45
Contact Us 45
Disclaimer 45
List of Tables
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Facts 6
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Employees 7
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., History 10
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Subsidiaries 12
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Key Competitors 21
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 22
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Annual Ratios 23
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 24
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 25
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Interim Ratios 27
Currency Codes 41
Capital Market Ratios 41
Equity Ratios 42
Profitability Ratios 42
Cost Ratios 43
Liquidity Ratios 43
Leverage Ratios 44
Efficiency Ratios 44
List of Figures
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Performance Chart (2014 - 2018) 26
Ascena Retail Group, Inc., Ratio Charts 28

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