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									                           Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDRT28350SA                                                                                          Publication Date: DEC 2012

          3 S.W. 129th Avenue                                Phone             +1 954 4333900                   Revenue         1,495.9 (million USD)
          Pembroke Pines, FL                                 Fax               +1 954 4333999                   Net Profit      NA
          33027                                              Website           www.clairestores.com             Employees       18,300
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Retailing

       Company Overview
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. (Claire) is a retailer of fashionable jewelry and accessories for women, teens, tweens and girls. The company
       operates a total of 3,071 stores under two brands: Claire’s, on a global basis, and Icing, in North America. It operates 1,953
       stores in North America, located in the US, Puerto Rico, Canada, and the US Virgin Islands; and 1,118 stores in Europe in the
       countries of UK, France, Switzerland, Poland, Czech Republic, Spain, Ireland, Austria, Germany, Netherlands, Portugal, Belgium
       and Hungary. The company also franchised 381 stores in Japan, the Middle East, Turkey, Russia, Greece, Guatemala, Malta,
       Ukraine, Mexico and India.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     Claire’s Stores, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         James D. Fielding                 Chief Executive Officer                 Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Peter P. Copses                   Chairman
                                                                                   Widespread Operations                Revenue Concentration
         Robert J. DiNicola                Director
                                                                                   Product Offerings                    Substantial Debt Burden
         George G. Golleher                Director
         Rohit Manocha                     Director
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                   Opportunities                        Threats
        GlobalData
                                                                                   Growth Prospects: E-Retail           Global Economic Scenario

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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Key Facts ......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................................ 5
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies .............................................................................................................................. 7
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................... 8
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. - History .............................................................................................................................................................. 9
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Company Statement....................................................................................................................................... 10
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................ 11
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Business Description ...................................................................................................................................... 12
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. - SWOT Analysis .............................................................................................................................................. 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Strengths .................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Widespread Operations ............................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Product Offerings...................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Strong Brand Equity ................................................................................................................................................. 13
          Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Revenue Concentration ......................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Substantial Debt Burden........................................................................................................................................ 14
          Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Opportunities .............................................................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Growth Prospects: E-Retail ................................................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Favorable Demographics..................................................................................................................................... 14
          Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Threats ....................................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Global Economic Scenario........................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Highly Competitive Markets ......................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Changing Customer Presences ................................................................................................................................... 15
       Claire’s Stores, Inc. - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................................. 16
       Claire’s Stores, Inc., Recent Deals Summary................................................................................................................................... 17
       Section 3 – Appendix ....................................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Methodology ................................................................................................................................................................................. 18
          About GlobalData ......................................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Contact Us .................................................................................................................................................................................... 18
          Disclaimer ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 18




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