School Specialty is a leading distributor of supplies, furniture, technology products, supplemental learning products (“instructional solutions”) and curriculum solutions to the education marketplace. The Company provides educators with its own innovative and proprietary products and services, from basic school supplies to 21st century classroom designs to Science, Reading, Language and Math teaching materials, as well as planning and development tools. Through its nationwide distribution network, School Specialty provides its customers with access to a broad spectrum of other trusted, third-party brands across its business segments. This assortment strategy enables the Company to offer customers a range of products at the state, district and school levels. Primarily serving the preK-12th grade market, the Company has recently expanded its presence in non-traditional channels, such as e-commerce and retail. School Specialty offers its products through two operating groups: Distribution (formerly referred to as “Educational Resources”) and Curriculum (formerly referred to as “Accelerated Learning”).
The Distribution Segment provides a wide assortment of products, solutions and services to the education marketplace, primarily servicing the preK-2 market, as well as new e-commerce and retail channels. Products include a comprehensive line of everyday consumables, specialized supplies, indoor and outdoor furniture and equipment, technology products, instructional teaching materials, and planning and student development products, among others. Distribution products are sold via a nationwide sales force and distribution network, with reach to the majority of schools throughout the United States. Distribution products include both proprietary and branded products and other national brands. Among the segment’s well-known proprietary brands are Childcraft®, Sax® Arts & Crafts, Califone®, Premier Agendas™, Classroom Select®, Sportime®, Abilitations® , Hammond & Stephens™, SPARK®, Brodhead Garrett®, School Smart®,...
GREENVILLE, Wis., Nov. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SSI Guardian, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of School Specialty, Inc. (OTCQB:SCOO), announced today the addition of 3M™ Safety & Solar Window Film to its 21st Century Safe School Solutions.
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Q3 Revenues increased $2.2 million or 0.7% vs. 2015 Q3
Q3 Gross Profit Margins of 37.0%, a decline of 70 basis points vs. 2015 Q3
Q3 SG&A expenses decreased $1.2 million or 1.8% vs. 2015 Q3
Q3 Operating Income of $47.0 million, up $0.1 million vs. 2015 Q3
Q3 Net Income of $42.9 million, a $4.0 million increase vs. 2015 Q3
Management updates Fiscal Year 2016 guidance
GREENVILLE, Wis., Nov. 01, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- School Specialty, Inc. (OTCQB:SCOO) (“School Specialty”...
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NEGRIL, Jamaica, Oct. 28, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Sandals Foundation, the non-profit arm of Sandals Resorts International, is proud to announce its new collaboration with School Specialty, Inc. (OTCQB:SCOO) (“School Specialty” or “SSI”) for the Pack for a Purpose® program. This partnership will further assist travelers to Sandals Resorts and Beaches Resorts, who wish to bring along muc...
School Specialty, Inc.’s common stock trades on the OTCQB marketplace under the ticker symbol “SCOO”.