The Talbots, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Nov, 2015 |    No of Pages: 17 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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The Talbots, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company’s history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company’s key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – GlobalData’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 of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.


The Talbots, Inc. (Talbots) is a multi-channel retailer of women's apparel, shoes and accessories. The company’s core business consists of its signature Talbots (Misses) line, Talbots Petites, Talbots Woman and Woman’s Petites. Its product portfolio consists of clothes such as sweaters, blouses and shirts, tees and knits, jeans, skirts, dresses, coats and outerwear, suits and separates; accessories such as handbags, belts, jewelry, scarves and wraps and hosiery; and shoes such as heels, flats, boots, wedges, slippers among others for women. It also provides complimentary gift boxing, gift cards, expert advice and ideas and personalized shopping. The company operates in the US and Canada. It operates as subsidiary of TLB Merger Sub Inc. Talbots is headquartered at Hingham, Massachusetts, the US.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
The Talbots, Inc. - Key Facts 4
The Talbots, Inc. - Key Employees 5
The Talbots, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 6
The Talbots, Inc. - Major Products and Services 7
The Talbots, Inc. - History 8
The Talbots, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 9
Head Office 9
Section 2 – Company Analysis 10
The Talbots, Inc. - Business Description 10
The Talbots, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 11
SWOT Analysis - Overview 11
The Talbots, Inc. - Strengths 11
Strength - Supply Chain Management 11
Strength - Multi-Channel Retail Stores 11
Strength - Wide Range of Products 11
The Talbots, Inc. - Weaknesses 12
Weakness - Highly Dependent on Domestic Market: the US 12
The Talbots, Inc. - Opportunities 13
Opportunity - Strong Growth in Footwear Market 13
Opportunity - Increase in Consumer Spending in the US 13
Opportunity - Growth in Online Retail 13
The Talbots, Inc. - Threats 14
Threat - Competitive Landscape 14
Threat - Growing Counterfeit Goods Market 14
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences 14
The Talbots, Inc. - Key Competitors 15
The Talbots, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 16
Section 3 – Appendix 17
Methodology 17
About GlobalData 17
Contact Us 17
Disclaimer 17

List of Tables

The Talbots, Inc., Key Facts 4
The Talbots, Inc., Key Employees 5
The Talbots, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 6
The Talbots, Inc., Major Products and Services 7
The Talbots, Inc., History 8
The Talbots, Inc., Key Competitors 15
The Talbots, Inc., Recent Deals Summary 16

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