Quad/Graphics, Inc. and its subsidiaries, provides print and marketing services worldwide. The company’s products and services include print, logistics, digital, strategy, data, creative, and workflow. Print: Including retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, other commercial and specialty printed products and global paper procurement. Logistics: Including mailing solutions, postal consultation, delivery optimization and hygiene services, delivery monitoring and tracking, and distribution, logistics and transportation services. Digital: Including email, social, mobile (activated print, apps, and Websites), digital publishing and beacon technology. Strategy: Including brand, campaign, and media planning and placement. Data: Including data insights, segmentation and response analysis. Creative: Including concept and design, page layout and production, copywriting, photography, retouching, mobile, video production and optimization. Workflow: Including content management, process management, production and facilities management services, color management, and digital file processing and proofing. Segments United States Print and Related Services This segment is predominantly includes the company's United States printing operations and is managed as one integrated platform. This includes retail inserts, publications, catalogs, special interest publications, journals, direct mail, books, directories, in-store marketing and promotion, packaging, newspapers, custom print products, other commercial and specialty printed products and global paper procurement, together with complementary service offerings, including marketing strategy, media planning and placement, data insights, segmentation and response analytics services, creative services, videography, photography, workflow solutions, digital imaging, facilities management services, digital publishing, interactive print solutions, including image recognition and near field communication technology, mailing, distribution, logistics, and data optimization and hygiene services. International This segment consists of the company's printing operations in Europe and Latin America, including operations in England, France, Germany, Poland, Argentina, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, as well as strategic investments in printing operations in Brazil and India. This segment provides printed products and complementary service offerings consistent with the United States Print and Related Services segment. Strategy The company remains focused on various primary strategic goals that support its objective to transform the company and drive performance through innovation. These strategic goals include strengthening the core; improving the business profitably; walking in the shoes of its clients; and creating shareholder value. Partners The company partners with marketers and brand owners, including American Eagle Outfitters; American Girl; Best Buy Co., Inc.; Bluestem Brands; Charter Communications; Colony Brands; ConAgra Foods, Inc.; CVS Health Corporation; Eddie Bauer LLC; Hanesbrands, Inc.; Menards, Inc.; Mylan N.V.; Publishers Clearing House, Inc.; Publix Super Markets, Inc.; Sprouts Farmers Market, Inc.; Tractor Supply Company; Walgreen Co.; and Weight Watchers International, Inc. The company also partners with publishers, such as Conde Nast, Harlequin Enterprises Limited; Hearst Magazines; hibu plc; McGraw-Hill Education; Meredith Corporation; National Geographic Partners LLC; Rodale Inc.; Simon & Schuster, Inc.; TEN: The Enthusiast Network LLC; Time Inc.; Wenner Media LLC; and Yellow Pages Digital and Media Solutions Limited. Seasonality The company is subject to seasonality in its quarterly results as net sales and operating income are higher in the third and fourth quarters of the calendar year as compared to the first and second quarters. The fourth quarter is the highest seasonal quarter for cash flows from operating activities and Free Cash Flow due to the reduction of working capital requirements that reach peak levels during the third quarter. Seasonality is driven by increased magazine advertising page counts, retail inserts, catalogs and books primarily due to back-to-school and holiday-related advertising and promotions. History Quad/Graphics, Inc. was founded as a Wisconsin corporation in 1971 by the late Harry V. Quadracci. The company was incorporated in 1971.
quad graphics inc (QUAD:New York)
N61 W23044 Harry's Way
Sussex, WI 53089
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