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School Specialty, Inc. - Company Capsule

Reference Code: BR0801CC
Published Date: April 2011




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School Specialty, Inc. - Company Overview

School Specialty, Inc. (School Specialty) is a US based education company. The company is principally engaged in
serving the pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade (preK-12) market. In addition, it offers value-added instructional
solutions for a wide spectrum of educational needs that includes basic school supplies, standards-based curriculum
solutions, etc. School Specialty offers its products through segments that include the Publishing and the Educational
Resources. It offers supplemental curriculum programs under the Publishing segment, while it offers educators with
supplemental learning products, basic school supplies, classroom equipments, furniture's, etc. The company has its
operations across the US and Canada. The company is headquartered in Greenville, Wisconsin, US.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of USD 896.68 million during the fiscal year ended April 2010. The company's revenue
declined at a compounded Rate of 9.21% during the period 2008-2010 with a year on year decrease of 14.36% over fiscal
year 2009. During the fiscal year 2010, its operating margin was 8.33% as against an operating margin of 7.42% in fiscal
year 2009. During the fiscal year 2010, the company registered a net margin of 2.88% as against a net margin of 3.59% in
the fiscal year 2009.




School Specialty, Inc. - Key Facts

School Specialty, Inc., Key Facts

                                  W6316 Design Drive, Greenville,
                                  Wisconsin (WI), 54942, United     Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                                                                             SCHS (NASDAQ)
                                                                    Exchange
                                  States


Telephone                          + 1 888 3883224                  No. of Employees           2,007



Fax                                + 1 800 5132467                  Financial Year End         April



URL                               www.schoolspecialty.com           Revenue (in USD Million)   896.68


                                  Business and Consumer
Industry                          Services


Locations                         United States

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




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School Specialty, Inc. - Major Products and Services

School Specialty, Inc. is a US based education company principally engaged in serving the pre-kindergarten through
twelfth grade market. Key services offered by the company include the following:

School Specialty, Inc. Major Products and Services
Efficient supply chain management

Construction management services

Value-added instructional solutions

Standards-based curriculum solutions

Basic school supplies

Supplemental educational materials

Related services
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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School Specialty, Inc. - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of School Specialty, Inc.:

American Educational Products LLC

Educational Insights, Inc.

Excelligence Learning Corporation

SRA International, Inc.




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School Specialty, Inc. - Key Employees


School Specialty, Inc., Key Employees


          Name                             Job Title                        Board Level     Since   Age


A. Jacqueline Dout          Director                                  Non Executive Board   2007    55


                            President, Director, Chief Executive
David J. Vander Zanden                                                Executive Board       2009    55
                            Officer

                            Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice
David Vander Ploeg                                                    Senior Management     2008    51
                            President


Edward C. Emma              Director                                  Non Executive Board   2006    55


Herbert A. Trucksess, III   Director                                  Non Executive Board   2007    61


Jacqueline F. Woods         Director                                  Non Executive Board   2006    62


Jonathan J. Ledecky         Director                                  Non Executive Board   1998    52


                            Chief Human Resources Officer,
Rachel McKinney                                                       Senior Management     2007    52
                            Executive Vice President

                            Executive Vice President - Educational
Richmond Holden                                                    Senior Management        2010    56
                            Resources

                            Executive Vice President - Educational
Steven Korte                                                       Senior Management        2009    55
                            Publishing


Terry L. Lay                Chairman                                  Non Executive Board   2006    62

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




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School Specialty, Inc. - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

School Specialty, Inc.
W6316 Design Drive
Greenville
Wisconsin (WI)
Zip: 54942
United States
Tel: + 1 888 3883224
Fax: + 1 800 5132467



Other Locations & Subsidiaries

School Specialty, Inc., Subsidiaries

Amalgamated Widgets, Inc.                      Bird-in-Hand Woodworks, Inc.
Wisconsin (WI)                                 New Jersey (NJ)
United States                                  United States




Califone International, Inc.                   Childcraft Education Corp.
Delaware (DE)                                  New York (NY)
United States                                  United States




ClassroomDirect.com, LLC                       Delta Education, LLC
Delaware (DE)                                  Delaware (DE)
United States                                  United States
				
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