The Nuance Group AG: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					The Nuance Group AG

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The Nuance Group AG                                                       Key Employees
                                                                          Name                       Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                                                     Chief Executive Officer -
                                 Unterrietstrasse 2a, Glattbrugg, 8152,   Andrea Belardini
Headquarters Address                                                                                 Europe
                                 Switzerland
                                                                          Arturo Bastianello         Director
Telephone                        + 41 43 2603939
                                                                                                     Chief Executive Officer -
Fax                              + 41 43 2603930                          Carlo Bernasconi           Retail Services and
                                                                                                     Distribution Business Unit
Website                          www.thenuancegroup.com                                              Chief Financial Officer,
                                                                          Christopher Wood           Executive Vice President -
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange    N/A                                                                 Finance
                                                                                                     Executive Vice President -
                                                                          Francesco Cammarano        Information Technology
Number of Employees              4,700
                                                                                                     and Logistic
Fiscal Year End                  December                                 Francesco Ortolani         Director

Revenue (in US$ million)         1,521.15                                 Giuseppe Stefanel          Director
                                                                                                     Executive Vice President -
Revenue (in CHF million)         1,582.00
                                                                          Ivo Favotto                Strategy & Business
                                                                                                     Development
                                                                                                     Chief Executive Officer -
                                                                          Jann Fisch                 Australia and New
                                                                                                     Zealand
                                                                                                     Senior Vice President -
SWOT Analysis                                                             John Menchella             Business Development
                                                                                                     North America
Strengths                        Weaknesses
                                                                          Company Overview
Diverse Sales Channels           Cessation of Operations

Multiple Store Concepts          Increase in Fixed Costs
                                                                          The Nuance Group AG (Nuance Group), based
                                                                          in Switzerland, is a leading airport retail
                                                                          company operating specialist shops, brand
Nuance Outperforming Market
                                                                          boutiques, food and beverage operations and a
                                                                          distribution business. It sells a wide range of
Opportunities                    Threats                                  products, including books, toys, electronics,
                                                                          fashion and accessories, food services, food
Contract Renewals                Fluctuation in Australian Currency       and confectionery, jewelry and watches, liquor,
                                                                          perfume, cosmetics and tobacco. Through its
Emerging Markets Bolster Sales   Limited Travelling Activities            370 retail outlets across 57 airports, the
                                                                          company operates in 17 countries: Austria,
Expansion of Store Portfolio     Rise in Manpower Cost                    Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany,
                                                                          Hong Kong, India, Macau, Malta, Portugal,
                                                                          Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the
                                                                          UK and the US. The Nuance Group is
                                                                          headquartered in Zurich Airport, Switzerland.

                                                                          Key Competitors
                                                                          DFS Group Limited

                                                                          Duty Free Americas, Inc.

                                                                          Little Switzerland, Inc.

                                                                          World Duty Free Europe Limited




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1     Company Overview .................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2     Business Description ...............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3     Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................5
2     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ............................................................................................. 6
    2.1     M&A and Partnerships Strategy ..............................................................................................................................6
3     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 7
    3.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview .....................................................................................................................................7
    3.2     Strengths .................................................................................................................................................................7
    3.3     Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................................7
    3.4     Opportunities ...........................................................................................................................................................8
    3.5     Threats .....................................................................................................................................................................8
4     The Nuance Group AG - Company Statement ....................................................................................... 9
5     The Nuance Group AG - History ........................................................................................................... 12
6     The Nuance Group AG - Key Employees ............................................................................................. 14
7     The Nuance Group AG - Locations and Subsidiaries ......................................................................... 15
    7.1     Head Office ............................................................................................................................................................15
    7.2     Other Locations and Subsidiaries ..........................................................................................................................15
8     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 16
    8.1     Methodology ..........................................................................................................................................................16
    8.2     Disclaimer .................................................................................................................................................
				
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