Analysis Of Macy's, Kohl's And Burlington

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Introduction The companies that were chosen for a company analysis include Macy’s, Kohl’s, and Burlington. Since the retail industry has been lagging behind lately, these companies will help determine the prospective financial investment in the retail industry. As Macy’s as our primary company, we chose Kohl’s and Burlington to be the two comparative companies. These companies are comparable due to the same SIC code of 5311 in the subgroup of department stores. These companies offer similar products and services with little differentiation between the three. Brief Description of the Individual Companies The Macy’s Corporation was founded in October 1858, and they are headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The corporation focuses on internet sales in the United States, and they employ 166,900 full-time employees. Macy’s sells a range of merchandise, everything from apparel and accessories for men, women, and children; cosmetics; home furnishings; and other consumer goods. Similar to Kohl’s, Macy’s sells a special range of clothing, accessories, handbags, jewelry and footwear. As of January 20, 2016, it operated approximately 900 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico under the Macy’s, Bloomingdale’s, Bloomingdale’s Outlet, Macy’s Backstage, and Blue Mercury names; as well as Websites, including macys.com, bloomingdales.com, and bluemercury.com (M Profile | Macy 's Inc. Common Stock - Yahoo! Finance). In addition, Macy’s operates as a

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