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Francesca's Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiary, Francesca’s Collections, Inc., operates a chain of retail boutiques. The company offers a selection of fashion apparel, jewelry, accessories, and gifts primarily for women between the ages of 18 and 35. Its apparel products comprise dresses, fashion tops, sweaters, cardigans and wraps, bottoms, outerwear and jackets, tees and tanks, and intimates; and jewelry includes necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and rings. The company’s accessories comprise handbags, clutches, wallets, shoes, belts, hats, scarves, sunglasses, watches, and hair accessories; and gifts include fragrance, candles, bath and body, home accessories, books, wall art, nail polish, and miscellaneous items. As of June 10, 2014, it operated 519 boutiques in 46 states and the District of Columbia. The company also sells its products through its Website at Francesca's Holdings Corporation was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

1,035 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/28/14
Founded in 1999

francescas holdings corp (FRAN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $316.3K
Chief Merchandising Officer and Executive Vic...
Total Annual Compensation: $350.0K
Chief Administrative Officer, Executive Vice ...
Total Annual Compensation: $350.0K
Controller and Vice President of Accounting
Total Annual Compensation: $184.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

francescas holdings corp (FRAN) Key Developments

Francesca's Holdings Corporation Appoints R. David Minnix, Jr. as Senior Vice President and Head of Boutiques, Effective July 8, 2014

Francesca's Holdings Corporation announced the appointment of R. David Minnix, Jr., as Senior Vice President and Head of Boutiques. Mr. Minnix will assume his responsibilities on July 8, 2014 and will report to Chief Executive Officer/President, Neill Davis. Mr. Minnix's primary responsibility will be to lead one of the boutique-operations team in the specialty retail industry. Mr. Minnix brings a wealth of experience having worked in a variety of leading roles driving sales and customer experience at retailers such as Zales, Pearle Vision, After Hours Formalwear, and Dots Fashion.

Francesca's Holdings Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended May 3, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter Ending August 2, 2014 and Full Year Ending January 31, 2015; Plans to Open New Boutiques

Francesca's Holdings Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended May 3, 2014. Net sales for the thirteen weeks were $85.4 million, compared to net sales of $79.0 million in the prior year quarter. The increase in first quarter sales was driven by 62 new boutiques opened during the quarter; bringing the total boutique count to 513 at quarter end. Income from operations was $14.0 million or 16.4% of net sales compared to income from operations of $18.0 million or 22.8% of net sales in the prior year quarter. Income before income tax expense was $13,902,000 against $17,988,000 a year ago. Net income was $8,560,000 against $10,937,000 a year ago. Diluted earnings per common share were $0.20 against $0.24 a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $9,710,000 against $12,089,000 a year ago. Purchase of property and equipment was $8,078,000 against $8,517,000 a year ago. For the second quarter ending August 2, 2014, net sales are expected to be between $98 million and $103 million assuming a mid to low single digit decrease in comparable sales, including direct-to-consumer business. This compares to the prior year comparable sales decrease of 1% versus the second quarter of 2012. Diluted earnings per share are expected to be in the range of $0.24 to $0.29. The effective tax rate is estimated to be 38.4% for the second quarter. For the full year ending January 31, 2015, net sales are now expected to be in the range of $387 million to $399 million assuming a low single digit decrease to flat change in comparable sales, including direct-to-consumer business. Diluted earnings per share are now expected to be in the range of $1.05 to $1.17 and reflect the Company's plans in the second quarter to dispose of slow moving inventory at a cost of $0.04 to $0.05 diluted earnings per share. The effective tax rate is estimated to be 38.4% for the full year. Capital expenditures for fiscal year 2014 are expected to be in a range of $25.0 million to $27.0 million which will be primarily spent on boutique openings and remodels, as well as investments in merchandising and direct-to-consumer information technology systems. The company plans to open approximately 16 new boutiques during the second quarter as compared to 20 boutiques opened during the prior year quarter. The company plans to open approximately 85 boutiques in the fiscal year 2014. Within its non-mall based openings, they have plans for 13 outlets and plan to remodel approximately 50 boutiques during the fiscal year.

Francesca's Holdings Corporation to Report Q1, 2015 Results on Jun 10, 2014

Francesca's Holdings Corporation announced that they will report Q1, 2015 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Jun 10, 2014


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