Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					                Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                             Review
        Reference Code: GDRT28214FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: SEP 2012

          11215 Metro Parkway                                Phone              +1 239 2776200                  Revenue          2,196.4 (million USD)
          Fort Myers, FL                                     Fax                +1 239 2775237                  Net Profit       140.87 (million USD)
          33966                                              Website            www.chicos.com                  Employees        19,800
                                                                                CHS [New York Stock
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry         Retailing
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS), is a specialty retailer of apparels and related accessories. The company offers clothing, intimate
       apparels, accessories such as ear rings, handbags and jewelry, and other gift items. Its brands include Chico’s, White House
       Black Market and Soma Intimates. The company sells its merchandise through 1,256 stores, catalog and internet. CHS markets
       its products through loyalty programs, direct mail and email, national print and TV advertising, internet, direct phone sales and
       community outreach programs. The company, along with its subsidiaries, principally operates in 48 states, the District of
       Columbia, the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Chico's FAS, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         David F. Dyer                       Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Ross E. Roeder                      Chairman
                                                                                      Store Network                          Decreasing Liquidity
         Betsy Atkins                        Director
                                                                                      Wide Product Mix
         Verna Gibson                        Director
         John Mahoney                        Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
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                                                                                      Expanding Through New Stores Rising Manpower Costs
       Share Data
                                                                                      Rising Popularity of Online            Highly Competitive Market
         Chico's FAS, Inc.
                                                                                      Shopping
        Share Price (USD) as on 17-Sep-                                18.91
        2012
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (USD)                                                        0.82        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million USD)                                       3,139
        Enterprise Value (million USD)                                 3,030
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     166
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Chico's FAS, Inc. - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................................................. 4
       Chico's FAS, Inc. - Key Employees .................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Chico's FAS, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................................................. 6
       Chico's FAS, Inc. - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................................... 7
       Chico's FAS, Inc. - History .................................................................................................................................................................. 8
       Chico's FAS, Inc. - Company Statement ............................................................................................................................................ 9
       Chico's FAS, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................................ 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Chico's FAS, Inc. - Business Description ......................................................................................................................................... 11
       Chico's FAS, Inc. - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................................................. 12
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Chico's FAS, Inc. - Strengths ........................................................................................................................................................ 12
             Strength - Store Network ........................................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Wide Product Mix ..................................................................................................................................................... 12
             Strength - Strong Financial Performance .................................................................................................................................. 12
          Chico's FAS, Inc. - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................................... 12
             Weakness - Decreasing Liquidity .............................................................................................................................................. 12
          Chico's FAS, Inc. - Opportunities .................................................................................................................................................. 13
             Opportunity - Expanding Through New Stores .......................................................................................................................... 13
             Opportunity - Rising Popularity of Online Shopping .................................................................................................................. 13
             Opportunity - Private Brands ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Chico's FAS, Inc. - Threats ........................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Rising Manpower Costs ............................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Highly Competitive Market ........................................................................................................................................... 13
             Threat - Rising Counterfeit Goods Market ................................................................................................................................. 14
       Chico's FAS, Inc. - Key Competitors ................................................................................................................................................ 15
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 16
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 16
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 16
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Financial Performance.............................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS), is a specialty retailer of apparels and related accessories. The company offers clothing, intimate apparels, accessories such as ear rings, handbags and jewelry, and other gift items. Its brands include Chico’s, White House Black Market and Soma Intimates. The company sells its merchandise through 1,256 stores, catalog and internet. CHS markets its products through loyalty programs, direct mail and email, national print and TV advertising, internet, direct phone sales and community outreach programs. The company, along with its subsidiaries, principally operates in 48 states, the District of Columbia, the US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. CHS is headquartered in Fort Myers, Florida, the United States.
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