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Navarre Corporation - Company Capsule

Reference Code: CG0172CC
Published Date: April 2011




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Navarre Corporation - Company Overview

Navarre Corporation (Navarre) engages in the publishing and distribution of physical and digital home entertainment and
multimedia products, including DVD video, PC software, video games and accessories. The company develops licenses
and publishes home entertainment with multimedia content through its subsidiaries, Encore Software, Inc. and
FUNimation Productions, Ltd. The company has long term distribution relationships with retailers across specialty, mass
merchant and wholesale club channels, including Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club, Staples, Circuit City, Best Buy and Office Depot.
Navarre distributes to more than 19,000 retail and distribution center locations throughout the US and Canada. The
company also supplies products to smaller independent retailers and through its business-to-business website,
www.navarre.com. Navarre principally operates in the US and Canada. The company is headquartered in New Hope,
Minnesota, US.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of US$528.33 million during the fiscal year ended 2009. The company's revenue declined
at a compounded rate of 10.43% during the period 2007-2009 with a year on year decline of 16.27% over fiscal year
2008. During the fiscal year 2009, its operating margin was 3.54% as against the operating margin of -15.54% in fiscal
year 2008. During the fiscal year 2009, the company registered a net margin of 4.33% as against the net margin of -
14.01% in the fiscal year 2008.




Navarre Corporation - Key Facts

Navarre Corporation, Key Facts

                                  7400 49th Avenue North, New
                                  Hope, Minnesota (MN), 55428,      Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                                                                             NAVR (NASDAQ)
                                                                    Exchange
                                  United States


Telephone                          + 1 763 5358333                  No. of Employees           530



Fax                                + 1 763 5332156                  Financial Year End         March



URL                               www.navarre.com                   Revenue (in USD Million)   528.33



Industry                          Consumer Packaged Goods



Locations                         Canada, United States

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




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Navarre Corporation - Major Products and Services

Navarre Corporation is engaged in the publishing and distribution of physical and digital home entertainment and
multimedia products in the US. The company’s key products and services include the following:

Navarre Corporation, Major Products and Services
Products:

PC software

DVD video

Video games

Accessories

PC software

Independent music labels

Major music labels

Anime content

Personal productivity

System utility

Genealogy

Entertainment

Education

Value products

Services:

Internet-based ordering

Vendor-managed inventory

Electronic data interchange

Retailer-oriented marketing

Fulfillment

Brands:

Print Master

Family Tree Maker

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

Print Shop

Diner Dash

Scrabble

Wheel of Fortune

Monopoly

Hoyle PC Gaming

Pride Fighting Championship

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe

Classic Cartoons

UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter




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Navarre Corporation, Major Products and Services
Fullmetal Alchemist

Samari 7

Trinity Blood

Dragon Ball Z

Black Blood Brothers

Afro Samurai

D Grayman

Darker Than Black

Claymore

One Piece

Robotech

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




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Navarre Corporation - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of Navarre Corporation:

Time Warner Inc.

Avanquest Software USA

Image Entertainment, Inc.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.

THQ, Inc.

4 Kids Entertainment Inc.

Wayside Technology Group, Inc.




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Navarre Corporation - Key Employees


Navarre Corporation, Key Employees


          Name                             Job Title                      Board Level     Since   Age


Calvin Morrell             President - Encore                       Senior Management     2008    54


                           Chief Executive Officer, President,
Cary L. Deacon                                                      Executive Board       2007    58
                           Director


David F. Dalvey            Director                                 Non Executive Board   2009    52


Deborah L. Hopp            Director                                 Non Executive Board   2006    57


Diane Lapp                 Vice President - Finance                 Senior Management     2005


Eric H. Paulson            Chairman                                 Non Executive Board   2007    65


Frederick C. Green         Director                                 Non Executive Board   2009    53


                           President - FUNimation, Chief
Gen Fukunaga                                                        Senior Management     2005    49
                           Executive Officer - FUNimation

                           Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial
J. Reid Porter                                                      Senior Management     2010    61
                           Officer


John Turner                Senior Vice President - Global Logistics Senior Management     2003    56


                           President - Navarre Distribution
Joyce Fleck                                                         Senior Management     2008    57
                           Services


Kathleen P. Iverson        Director                                 Non Executive Board   2008    54


Keith A. Benson  
				
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