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Reed Elsevier - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Summary

Reed Elsevier pioneers in the global publishing and information services business. The company has a global reach and its products and services are well recognized through its robust brands. The company’s trend-driven innovation enhances its competitive position. However, declining share in the market could be a matter of concern to the company. Nonetheless, the company could explore multiple opportunities amidst the growing market for scientific, technical and medical (STM) publishing through various online services. Yet, growing competition and sluggish economic growth could pose challenges to the company in sustaining profitable growth.

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GlobalData’s Reed Elsevier - 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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Scope

- 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 biographie

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									                               Reed Elsevier - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

      Reference Code: GDMD34673SA                                                                                        Publication Date: MAY 2011

      1-3 Strand                                 Phone            +44 20 79307077                       Revenue            6,055 (million GBP)
      London, ENG                                Fax              +44 20 71665799                       Net Profit         NA
      WC2N 5JR                                   Website          www.reed-elsevier.com                 Employees          15,870
      United Kingdom                             Exchange                                               Industry           Media

      Company Overview
      Reed Elsevier pioneers in the global publishing and information services business. The company has a global reach and its
      products and services are well recognized through its robust brands. The company’s trend-driven innovation enhances its
      competitive position. However, declining share in the market could be a matter of concern to the company. Nonetheless, the
      company could explore multiple opportunities amidst the growing market for scientific, technical and medical (STM) publishing
      through various online services. Yet, growing competition and sluggish economic growth could pose challenges to the company
      in sustaining profitable growth.

      Key Executives                                             SWOT Analysis
               Name                          Title               Reed Elsevier, SWOT Analysis
      Mark Armour                 Chief Financial Officer        Strengths                                  Weaknesses

      Erik Engstrom               Chief Executive
                                                                  Leading Market Position                    Declining Market Share in Sector
                                  Officer, Elsevier
      Mark Elliott                Director                        Strong Brand Equity
      Lisa Hook                   Director
      Robert Polet                Director
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary             Opportunities                              Threats
      Research, GlobalData

                                                                  New Product Launches                       Change in Government Funding
      Key Competitors
                                                                  Demand for Online Services in STM Competitive Landscape
      Wolters Kluwer N.V.                                         Publishing
      Thomson Reuters Corporation
      Dow Jones & Company, Inc.
                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
      The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
      Pearson plc
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary
      Research, GlobalData




      Recent Developments
      Jul 20, 2010:                          Reed Elsevier Selects Hara To Enable Environmental Data Management And Drive Energy And
                                             Carbon Efficiencies
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




Reed Elsevier - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                                     Reference Code: GDMD34673SA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Reed Elsevier - Key Facts.............................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      Reed Elsevier - Key Employees..................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Reed Elsevier - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................................................................. 6
      Reed Elsevier - Major Products and Services................................................................................................................................................................ 7
      Reed Elsevier - History .................................................................................................................................................................................................. 9
      Reed Elsevier - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................................................................ 11
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 11
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 11
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
      Reed Elsevier - Business Description .......................................................................................................................................................................... 13
      Reed Elsevier - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................. 15
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
            Reed Elsevier - Strengths...................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - Leading Market Position................................................................................................................................................................. 15
                  Strength - Strong Brand Equity ....................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - Global Reach.................................................................................................................................................................................. 15
                  Strength - Continuous Trend-Driven Innovation.............................................................................................................................................. 15
            Reed Elsevier - Weaknesses................................................................................................................................................................................. 16
                  Weakness - Declining Market Share in Sector................................................................................................................................................ 16
            Reed Elsevier - Opportunities................................................................................................................................................................................ 16
                  Opportunity - New Product Launches ............................................................................................................................................................. 16
                  Opportunity - Demand for Online Services in STM Publishing ....................................................................................................................... 16
                  Opportunity - Growing Advertising Market in Europe...................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Opportunity - Selective
								
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