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CSS Industries, Inc. (CSS) - 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.HighlightsCSS Industries, Inc. (CSS Industries) is a provider of consumer products in the US. The company is principally engaged in the design, manufacture, procurement, distribution and sale of seasonal and all occasion expression products to mass market retailers. The products offered by the company include gift wrap, gift boxes, gift bags, boxed greeting cards, decorative tissue paper, gift tags, decorations, classroom exchange valentines, Halloween masks and decorative ribbons and bows. Other offerings include costumes, make-up and novelties, craft products and educational products, stationery, photo albums, and scrapbooks. It purchases the remaining products from manufacturers in Asia and Mexico. It also operates a purchasing office in Hong Kong to maintain Asian sourcing opportunities. CSS Industries is headquartered at Philadelphia, the US.Key benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6CSS Industries, Inc. - Key Facts 6CSS Industries, Inc. - Key Employees 7CSS Industries, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8CSS Industries, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9CSS Industries, Inc. - History 11CSS Industries, Inc. - Company Statement 12CSS Industries, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Section 2 – Company Analysis 17CSS Industries, Inc. - Business Description 17CSS Industries, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 18CSS Industries, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 19SWOT Analysis - Overview 19CSS Industries, Inc. - Strengths 19Strength - Strong Manufacturing & Distribution Bases 19Strength - Increasing Cash Reserves 19CSS Industries, Inc. - Weaknesses 20Weakness - Declining Financial Performance 20CSS Industries, Inc. - Opportunities 21Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Initiatives 21Opportunity - Increased Usage of Internet 21CSS Industries, Inc. - Threats 22Threat - Impact of Technology 22Threat - Increase in Raw Material Costs 22Threat - Intense Competition 22CSS Industries, Inc. - Key Competitors 23Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25Performance Chart 26Financial Performance 26Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28CSS Industries, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 29Section 4 – Appendix 30Methodology 30Ratio Definitions 30About GlobalData 34Contact Us 34Disclaimer 34List of TablesCSS Industries, Inc., Key Facts 6CSS Industries, Inc., Key Employees 7CSS Industries, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8CSS Industries, Inc., Major Products and Services 9CSS Industries, Inc., History 11CSS Industries, Inc., Subsidiaries 16CSS Industries, Inc., Key Competitors 23CSS Industries, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 24CSS Industries, Inc., Annual Ratios 25CSS Industries, Inc., Interim Ratios 27CSS Industries, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 29Currency Codes 30Capital Market Ratios 30Equity Ratios 31Profitability Ratios 31Cost Ratios 32Liquidity Ratios 32Leverage Ratios 33Efficiency Ratios 33List of FiguresCSS Industries, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 26CSS Industries, Inc., Ratio Charts 28