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       Reference Code: GDMD28594SA                                                                                       Publication Date: APR 2011

       6205 Peachtree Dunwoody                Phone                                                         Revenue
                                                              +1 678 6450000                                                   14,700 (million USD)
       Road
       Atlanta, GA                            Fax             +1 678 6451078                                Net Profit         NA
       30328                                  Website         www.coxenterprises.com                        Employees          66,000
       United States                          Exchange                                                      Industry           Media

      Company Overview
       Cox Enterprises, Inc. (Cox Enterprises) is a privately held telecommunications and media company. It is also a provider of
       automotive services. The company along with its subsidiaries provides various services, including residential and commercial
       video, data and voice. Cox Enterprises' automotive services include vehicle auction, repair and certification services and web-
       based technology products. In addition, the company operates Internet’s largest auto classified marketplace and consumer
       information web site, with new and used vehicle listings from several dealers and private owners.

      Key Executives                                                 SWOT Analysis
               Name                           Title                   Cox Enterprises, Inc., SWOT Analysis
      Jimmy W. Hayes               Chief Executive Officer            Strengths                        Weaknesses

      Sanford Schwartz             President, Manheim
                                                                      Strong Focus on Research and               Private Ownership
      Brady   L.         "Tripp"                                      Development
      Rackley                                                                                                    Poor Financial Performance
      Michael Vivio                President of Cox Target            Awards and Recognition
                                   Media
      Patrick J. Esser             President, Cox
                                   Communications                     Opportunities                             Threats
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData
                                                                      Growing VoIP Industry                      Volatility in Newsprint Prices

      Key Competitors                                                 Trends in the US Advertising Market Stringent FCC Regulations

      Schurz Communications
      MediaNews Group, Inc.                                           Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
      Media General, Inc.
      TiVo, Inc.
      Mediacom Communications Corporation
      Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData




      Recent Developments
      Oct 06, 2010:                          Cox Enterprises Completes Solar Power Installation At Manheim Portland Facility In US
      Sep 14, 2010:                          Cox Appoints Jennifer Garrett As Vice President Of Sales
      Feb 24, 2010:                          Bloom Energy Announces New Customers For Its Bloom Energy Server
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData




Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                                            Reference Code: GDMD28594SA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Key Facts................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Key Employees.......................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................................... 7
      Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Major Products and Services..................................................................................................................................................... 8
      Cox Enterprises, Inc. - History ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 9
      Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Company Statement................................................................................................................................................................ 11
      Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 13
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 13
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
      Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Business Description ............................................................................................................................................................... 15
      Cox Enterprises, Inc. - SWOT Analysis ....................................................................................................................................................................... 16
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 16
            Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Strengths........................................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Strong Focus on Research and Development ............................................................................................................................... 16
                  Strength - Awards and Recognition ................................................................................................................................................................ 16
                  Strength - Integrated Service Provider............................................................................................................................................................ 16
            Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Weaknesses...................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Weakness - Private Ownership....................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Weakness - Poor Financial Performance........................................................................................................................................................ 17
                  Weakness - Reliance on the US Market ......................................................................................................................................................... 17
            Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Opportunities..................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - Growing VoIP Industry .............................................................................................................................................................. 17
                  Opportunity - Trends in the US Advertising Market......................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - New Launches........................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Opportunity - Growing Entertainment and Media Industry .............................................................................................................................. 18
            Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Threats .............................................................................................................................................................................. 18
                  Threat - Volatility in Newsprint Prices .............................................................................
				
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Description: Cox Enterprises, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Summary Cox Enterprises, Inc. (Cox Enterprises) is a privately held telecommunications and media company. It is also a provider of automotive services. The company along with its subsidiaries provides various services, including residential and commercial video, data and voice. Cox Enterprises' automotive services include vehicle auction, repair and certification services and web-based technology products. In addition, the company operates Internet’s largest auto classified marketplace and consumer information web site, with new and used vehicle listings from several dealers and private owners. The company operates 15 television stations and three television advertising sales firms, sales and marketing services for 86 radio stations, and publishing around 17 daily and 28 non-daily publications. The company takes pride to be the third-largest cable TV provider and one of the largest broadband communications companies in the US. Cox is headquartered at Atlanta, in Georgia, the US. Cox Enterprises, Inc. Key Recent Developments… Oct 06, 2010: Cox Enterprises Completes Solar Power Installation At Manheim Portland Facility In US Sep 14, 2010: Cox Appoints Jennifer Garrett As Vice President Of Sales Feb 24, 2010: Bloom Energy Announces New Customers For Its Bloom Energy Server GlobalData’s Cox Enterprises, 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. This up-to-the-minute company report will help you to formulate strategies to drive your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. Scope - Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions. - Corporate strategy
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