Columbia Sportswear Company (COLM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2016 |    No of Pages: 36 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Columbia Sportswear Company (COLM) - 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.

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.


Columbia Sportswear Company (CSC) is an apparel and footwear company that designs, develops, markets, and distributes apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment for men, women and youth. The company designs and develops its products through third party manufacturers. CSC sells its products through wholesale distribution channels, independently operated outdoor and sporting goods stores, regional, national and international sporting goods chains, regional, department store chains and internet retailers, direct-to-consumer channels, independent distributors and licensees. It caters to retail and commercial customers across the US, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Canada. CSC is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, the US.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Columbia Sportswear Company - Key Facts 6
Columbia Sportswear Company - Key Employees 7
Columbia Sportswear Company - Key Employee Biographies 9
Columbia Sportswear Company - Major Products and Services 11
Columbia Sportswear Company - History 12
Columbia Sportswear Company - Company Statement 16
Columbia Sportswear Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 18
Head Office 18
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 18
Section 2 Company Analysis 20
Columbia Sportswear Company - Business Description 20
Columbia Sportswear Company - Corporate Strategy 21
Columbia Sportswear Company - SWOT Analysis 22
SWOT Analysis - Overview 22
Columbia Sportswear Company - Strengths 22
Strength - Brand Recognition 22
Strength - Operational Network 22
Columbia Sportswear Company - Weaknesses 23
Weakness - Lack of Manufacturing Facilities 23
Weakness - Increasing Receivables 23
Columbia Sportswear Company - Opportunities 24
Opportunity - Growth in Online Retail 24
Opportunity - Growth in Footwear Market 24
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 24
Columbia Sportswear Company - Threats 25
Threat - Counterfeit Products 25
Threat - Intense Competition 25
Threat - Changes in the Customer Preferences 25
Columbia Sportswear Company - Key Competitors 26
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 28
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Ratio Definitions 32
About GlobalData 36
Contact Us 36
Disclaimer 36

List of Tables
Columbia Sportswear Company, Key Facts 6
Columbia Sportswear Company, Key Employees 7
Columbia Sportswear Company, Key Employee Biographies 9
Columbia Sportswear Company, Major Products and Services 11
Columbia Sportswear Company, History 12
Columbia Sportswear Company, Subsidiaries 18
Columbia Sportswear Company, Key Competitors 26
Columbia Sportswear Company, Ratios based on current share price 27
Columbia Sportswear Company, Annual Ratios 28
Columbia Sportswear Company, Interim Ratios 30
Currency Codes 32
Capital Market Ratios 32
Equity Ratios 33
Profitability Ratios 33
Cost Ratios 34
Liquidity Ratios 34
Leverage Ratios 35
Efficiency Ratios 35

List of Figures
Columbia Sportswear Company, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 29
Columbia Sportswear Company, Ratio Charts 31

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