Avery Dennison Corp. engages in the provision of labeling and packaging materials and solutions. Its businesses include the production of pressure-sensitive materials and a variety of tickets, tags, labels, and other converted products. The company operates through the following business segments: Label & Graphic Materials, Retail Branding & Information Solutions, and Industrial & Healthcare Materials. The Label and Graphic Materials Segment manufactures and sells Fasson, JAC, and Avery Dennison-brand pressure-sensitive label and packaging materials, Avery Dennison and Mactac brand graphics, and Avery Dennison brand reflective products. The Retail Branding and Information Solutions segment designs, manufactures, and sells brand and price tickets, tags and labels, and related services, supplies, and equipment. The Industrial and Healthcare Materials Segment products include coated tapes and adhesive transfer tapes that are sold for use in non-mechanical fastening, bonding and sealing systems. Avery Dennison was founded by R. Stanton Avery in 1935 and is headquartered in Glendale, CA.
JB Hi-Fi’s impressive results flowed through Skaffold overnight, resulting in the company retaining its premium A1 Skaffold Score for balance sheet quality and business performance.
CEO Terry Smart cited positive comparable sales across the majority of JBH’s categories, the successful introduction of home appliances (JB Hi-Fi Home) and improvements in gross margins, combined with the company’s “ability to continually leverage the power of the brand and adapt to the ever changing retail landscape” as key drivers of the results. Online sales were up 15.4 % in HY14.
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