December 24, 2014 11:01 PM ET

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Company Overview of Bluestem Brands, Inc.

Company Overview

Bluestem Brands, Inc. operates as a multi-channel retailer of a selection of name brand and private label general merchandise. Its merchandise offerings consist of approximately 30,000 stock keeping units, including housewares, bed and bath products, lawn and garden products, home furnishings, hardware products, electronics, video games, toys and sporting goods, apparel, footwear, cosmetics, fragrances, and jewelry. The company sells its range of life’s necessities and luxuries through Fingerhut and Gettington.com brands to low to middle income consumers. It was formerly known as Fingerhut Direct Marketing, Inc. and changed its name to Bluestem Brands, Inc. in February 2010. The company was ...

6509 Flying Cloud Drive

Eden Prairie, MN 55344

United States

Founded in 2002

877 Employees

Phone:

952-656-3700

Fax:

952-656-4112

Key Executives for Bluestem Brands, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 55
President
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 53
Chief Operations Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 51
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 47
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Bluestem Brands, Inc. Key Developments

Bluestem Brands, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Thirteen Weeks and Thirty Nine Weeks Ended October 31, 2014

Bluestem Brands, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the thirteen weeks and thirty nine weeks ended October 31, 2014. For the thirteen weeks, the company reported net sales of $213,324,000 compared to net sales of $167,743,000 for the same period a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $7,684,000 compared to income before income taxes of $20,961,000 last year. Net loss was $4,389,000 compared to net income of $14,697,000 last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $11,518,000 compared to $33,630,000 last year. Adjusted pro forma EBITDA was $9,965,000 compared to $1,409,000 last year. For the thirty nine weeks, the company reported net sales of $615,049,000 compared to net sales of $465,282,000 for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was $14,142,000 compared to loss before income taxes of $170,223,000 last year. Net income was $9,622,000 compared to net loss of $171,689,000 last year. Adjusted EBITDA was $63,259,000 compared to $49,144,000 last year. Adjusted pro forma EBITDA was $42,739,000 compared to $10,152,000 last year.

Bluestem Brands, Inc. to Report Q3, 2014 Results on Dec 23, 2014

Bluestem Brands, Inc. announced that they will report Q3, 2014 results After-Market on Dec 23, 2014

Bluestem Brands, Inc., Q3 2015 Earnings Call, Dec 23, 2014

Bluestem Brands, Inc., Q3 2015 Earnings Call, Dec 23, 2014

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