Levi Strauss & Co.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Levi Strauss & Co.

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Levi Strauss & Co.                                                               Key Employees
                                                                                 Name                         Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                                                              President - Asia Pacific
                                    1155 Battery Street, San Francisco, 94111,                                Division, Senior Vice
Headquarters Address
                                    United States of America                     Aaron Boey
                                                                                                              President - Asia Pacific
Telephone                           + 1 415 5016000                                                           Division
                                                                                                              President - Levi Strauss,
Fax                                 N/A                                                                       Europe, Senior Vice
                                                                                 Armin Broger
                                                                                                              President - Levi Strauss,
                                                                                                              Europe
Website                             www.levistrauss.com
                                                                                                              Chief Financial Officer,
                                                                                 Blake Jorgensen
                                                                                                              Executive Vice President
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange       N/A
                                                                                                              Senior Vice President -
                                                                                 Cathy Unruh
                                                                                                              Global Human Resources
Number of Employees                 11,800
                                                                                                              Senior Vice President -
                                                                                 David Love
                                                                                                              Global Sourcing
Fiscal Year End                     November
                                                                                 Fernando Aguierre            Director
Revenue (in US$ million)            4,105.77
                                                                                                              Chief Marketing Officer,
                                                                                 Jaime Cohen Szulc
                                                                                                              Senior Vice President
                                                                                                              Senior Vice President -
                                                                                 Larry Ruff                   Strategy and Business
                                                                                                              Development
SWOT Analysis                                                                    Leon J. Level                Director

Strengths                           Weaknesses                                   Patricia Salas Pineda        Director


Broad Product Portfolio             Concentration of Customers
                                                                                 Company Overview
                                    Dependence on Third-Party
Innovative Marketing Strategy
                                    Manufacturers
                                                                                 Levi Strauss & Co. (LSC) manufactures, retails
Wide Geographical Presence                                                       and distributes clothing. The company‘s
                                                                                 products include jeans, casual and dress pants,
                                                                                 tops, skirts, jackets and accessories. It owns the
Opportunities                       Threats
                                                                                 brand names Levi's, Dockers and Signature by
                                                                                 Levi Strauss & Co. The company sells its
Growing E-Commerce                  Existence of Multiple Competitors
                                                                                 merchandise through company-owned stores,
                                                                                 franchised stores and websites. It sells through
Increasing Number of Stores         Fast Changing Fashion Trends                 55,000 retail locations in 110 countries, of which
                                                                                 around 1,900 are franchised or company-
New Product Launches                Global Economic Conditions                   operated stores. Levi Strauss & Co., along with
                                                                                 its subsidiaries, principally operates in the
                                                                                 Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific, and is
                                                                                 headquartered in San Francisco, California,
                                                                                 USA.

                                                                                 Key Competitors
                                                                                 American Apparel Inc. (Ticker: APP)

                                                                                 G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. (Ticker: GIII)

                                                                                 Goody‘s Family Clothing, Inc.

                                                                                 The Jones Group Inc. (Ticker: JNY)




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................5
2     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ............................................................................................. 6
    2.1      M&A and Partnerships Strategy .............................................................................................................................6
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 12
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 14
    4.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................14
    4.2      Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................14
    4.3      Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................14
    4.4      Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................15
    4.5      Threats .................................................................................................................................................................15
5     Levi Strauss & Co. - Company Statement ............................................................................................ 16
6     Levi Strauss & Co. - History.................................................................................................................. 18
7     Levi Strauss & Co. - Key Employees .................................................................................................... 19
8     Levi Strauss & Co. - Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................ 20
9     Levi Strauss & Co. - Locations and Subsidiaries ................................................................................ 21
    9.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................21
    9.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................21
10    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 22
    10.1     Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................22
    10.2     Disclaimer..........................................................................................................................................
				
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