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R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: SWOT Analysis & Company Profile

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Business Review’s R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company contains a company overview, key facts, locations and subsidiaries, news and events as well as a SWOT analysis of the company.

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R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: SWOT
Analysis & Company Profile


Reference code: BRTC067CP10-Q4

Published: Nov 2010




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R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company - Company Overview

R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RR Donnelley) is a US based company, engaged in providing printing and related
services. The company offers a wide range of solutions in relation with direct mail, commercial printing, product
customization, financial printing, print fulfillment, forms and labels, logistics. The other solutions are offered in
transactional print-and-mail, print management, call centers, online services, digital photography, color services, and
content and database management. The company serves various industries, including healthcare, insurance, advertising,
publishing, non-profit, consumer package goods, retail, technology, financial services. It has classified its business under
two reportable segments, namely, U.S. Print and Related Services, and International. The company, along with its
subsidiaries operates across Latin America, North America, Asia and Europe. RR Donnelley is headquartered in Chicago
(Illinois), the US.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of USD 9857.4 million during the fiscal year ended 2009. The company's revenue
declined at a compounded rate of 7.77% during the period 2007-2009 with a year on year decline of 14.89% over fiscal
year 2008. During the fiscal year 2009 its operating margin was 3.49% as against the operating margin of -0.35% in fiscal
year 2008. During the fiscal year 2009 the company registered a net margin of -0.28% as against the net margin of -
1.64% in the fiscal year 2008.




R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company - Key Facts

R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Key Facts

                                  111 South Wacker Drive,
                                  Chicago, Illinois (IL), 60606,    Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                                                                                 RRD (NASDAQ)
                                                                    Exchange
                                  United States


Telephone                         + 1 312 3268000                   No. of Employees               56,800



Fax                               + 1 312 3267706                   Financial Year End             December



URL                               www.rrdonnelley.com               Revenue (in USD Million)       9,857.40


                                  Business and Consumer
Industry                          Services , Media , Technology
                                  and Communications
                                  China, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, India, Japan, Philippines, Republic of
                                  Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland,
                                  Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom,
                                  United Arab Emirates, Canada, United States, Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El
                                  Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela, China,
Locations                         Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China, India, Japan, Philippines, Republic of Korea,
                                  Singapore, Sri Lanka, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy,
                                  Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russian Federation, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United
                                  Arab Emirates, Canada, United States, Argentina, Barbados, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, El Salvador,
                                  Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, Venezuela
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company - Business Description

R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RR Donnelley) provides a full suite of print and associated services as well as
business process outsourcing. The company offers a broad range of services, including premedia, printing, logistics,
business process outsourcing, customer services, global turnkey solutions and Sourcing and Materials Management.
Additionally, it invests in technology and develops online tools, which assist its customers in merchandising and
publishing. The company employed 56,800 people as of December 31, 2009.

The company operates through two reportable business segments, namely, U.S. Print and Related Services, and
International.

The U.S. Print and Related Services segment offers an integrated set of logistics, premedia and print-management
services in the US. This segment focuses on the provision of a range of products and services such as magazines,
catalogs, books, retail inserts, financial print, directories, labels, office products, direct mail, forms, premedia and logistics
services. The U.S. Print and Related Services segment generated --% of the company’s total revenues in the fiscal year
2009.

The International segment of the company deals with the printing operations and the provision of business process
outsourcing and supply chain solutions in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Canada. These business process outsourcing
services offer statement printing, transactional print and outsourcing services, direct mail and print management services.
These services are offered to the customers in Asia, Europe and North America. As part of its supply chain solutions, the
company offers outsourcing services, which include customized kitting, product configuration and order fulfillment for
technology and medical device in Europe and North America. The company’s International segment generated revenues
of USD 2,877.4 million for the fiscal year 2008, a decrease of 3.6% over the previous year.

R. R. Donnelley distributes its products in the US, through retail channels, digital formats or direct shipment to customers.
The company employs its logistics operations in order to manage the distribution of customized printed products in the US
and Canada.

The company’s research and development activities focus on development and implementation of new technologies in
order to meet the customer needs. Its research facility is located in Grand Island, New York.

R. R. Donnelley operates through numerous subsidiaries and offices in Latin America, North America, Asia and Europe.
The principal subsidiaries of the company include Asia Printers Group Limited, Anthology, Inc., Astron Customer Solutions
Limited, Astron Lasercom SA, Banta Corporation, Banta Europe BV, Banta Global Turnkey (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd., Banta
Global Turnkey, s.r.o., Cardinal Brands Azteca S.A. de C.V., Dongguan Donnelley Printing Co., Ltd. and Moore Response
Marketing SAS and others.

Recently, the company opened a new research and development center in Grand Island, New York, the US. Also, the
company introduced the industry's first 60 inch wide high speed ink jet digital press.




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R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company - Major Products and Services

R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company is a service provider of print and related services, including document-based business
process outsourcing. The company's key services include the following:

R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Major Products and Services
Services:

Book Publishing

Business Process Outsourcing

Direct Mail

Financial Services

Healthcare Services

Magazine Publishing

Manufacturing

Real Estate

Retailing

Telecom

Logistics

Consumer Package Goods
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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