Essendant is a company that distributes janitorial and sanitation supplies, breakroom items, foodservice consumables, safety and security items, and paper and packaging supplies. The Company also provides technology products, such as computer accessories, imaging supplies, data storage products, computer hardware, including printers and other peripherals. In addition, it offers traditional office products, including writing instruments, business machines, filing and record storage products, presentation products, shipping and mailing supplies, calendars, and general office accessories; and industrial supplies, such as hand and power tools, safety and security supplies, janitorial equipment, and oilfield and welding supplies, as well as industrial maintenance, repair, and operations items.

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyStaples
HQDeerfield, US
Founded1922
Websiteessendant.com
Essendant was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Deerfield, US

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Essendant Office Locations

Essendant has offices in Deerfield, Atlanta, Orchard Park, Pasadena and in 3 other locations
Deerfield, US (HQ)
1 Parkway N
Atlanta, US
3800 N Camp Creek Pkwy SW #100
Orchard Park, US
13 Centre Dr
Pasadena, US
120 W Bellevue Dr
Philadelphia, US
3201 S 76th St
Tulsa, US
9910 E 42nd St
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Essendant Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1922
Essendant is a subsidiary of Staples

Essendant Revenue

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Essendant's revenue was reported to be $5.04 b in FY, 2017 which is a 6.2% decrease from the previous period.
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

4.8b5.0b5.1b5.1b5.3b5.4b5.4b5.0b

Revenue growth, %

5%1%0%(6%)

Cost of goods sold

4.1b4.3b4.3b4.3b4.5b4.5b4.6b4.3b

Gross profit

730.6m740.1m774.6m789.6m810.5m836.5m759.9m706.1m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Revenue

1.2b1.3b1.2b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.3b1.3b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.4b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.2b2.5b1.3b

Cost of goods sold

1.0b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.2b1.1b1.1b1.1b1.1b2.2b1.1b

Gross profit

179.2m194.9m182.4m184.2m180.9m188.3m203.8m188.5m201.9m203.7m187.1m199.5m211.0m204.5m212.1m225.1m200.1m195.8m198.9m185.7m177.6m172.0m121.2m294.4m181.3m

Gross profit Margin, %

15%15%15%15%14%15%16%15%16%15%15%15%15%15%16%16%15%14%14%15%14%13%10%12%14%
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

21.3m11.8m30.9m22.3m20.8m30.0m21.3m28.8m

Accounts Receivable

628.1m659.2m658.8m678.2m619.2m

Prepaid Expenses

31.9m48.1m30.1m

Inventories

684.1m741.5m767.2m830.3m926.8m922.2m876.8m821.7m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Cash

13.4m38.6m39.5m18.8m10.5m11.2m14.6m21.1m20.5m21.1m30.1m27.0m31.5m24.8m23.6m29.9m28.0m35.4m25.7m22.6m22.6m23.9m29.1m31.0m31.8m31.3m

Accounts Receivable

648.1m669.5m699.2m642.0m655.0m669.0m632.2m662.2m668.0m

Prepaid Expenses

28.3m31.5m30.9m33.2m26.8m31.1m30.9m29.7m33.4m26.0m52.9m

Inventories

639.2m617.4m636.3m632.1m615.5m672.3m692.9m643.6m726.2m732.2m722.8m748.5m804.4m796.3m871.3m875.5m860.4m894.4m968.3m850.5m826.4m800.3m753.6m704.3m742.9m752.6m
Annual
USDFY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

112.8m109.0m111.8m123.2m119.2m(44.3m)63.9m(267.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

31.7m28.9m30.0m48.7m45.5m43.3m

Inventories

(92.1m)(58.4m)10.4m(30.3m)(12.5m)47.1m55.8m

Accounts Payable

35.4m89.2m16.3m(40.6m)(42.1m)57.4m(47.3m)16.5m
Quarterly
USDQ2, 2010Q3, 2010Q1, 2011Q2, 2011Q3, 2011Q1, 2012Q2, 2012Q3, 2012Q1, 2013Q2, 2013Q3, 2013Q1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

45.2m81.7m20.4m45.3m81.1m15.1m42.1m78.9m13.9m48.5m40.5m21.9m33.3m38.2m(4.0m)30.3m27.7m16.5m12.9m36.7m(188.6m)(183.5m)(265.4m)(51.4m)(51.5m)(56.0m)

Depreciation and Amortization

18.4m27.6m8.8m17.5m25.8m8.6m17.3m26.2m9.5m19.4m21.5m32.6m10.8m21.4m31.4m

Inventories

(47.5m)(25.6m)48.2m52.5m67.7m70.0m48.9m98.6m40.8m31.6m804.4m796.3m871.3m875.5m860.4m894.4m968.3m850.5m826.4m76.8m123.9m117.3m78.4m68.7m

Accounts Payable

104.3m86.5m49.7m71.5m12.1m(63.5m)(32.2m)(46.9m)(77.4m)(36.2m)486.6m515.4m467.7m466.0m540.9m521.1m575.2m540.7m487.8m24.1m60.7m(31.0m)25.2m45.9m
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Essendant Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Distribution Centers

77 74 70

Enterprise Customers

30 k30 k29 k

Products

160 k180 k190 k
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Essendant Revenue Breakdown

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Essendant revenue breakdown by business segment: 26.3% from Janitorial, foodservice and breakroom supplies (JanSan), 24.1% from Technology products, 14.8% from Traditional office products, 11.7% from Industrial supplies, 8.2% from Cut sheet paper, 6.4% from Automotive, 5.3% from Office furniture and 3.1% from Other

Essendant Online and Social Media Presence

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Essendant News and Updates

Staples Successfully Completes Tender Offer for Outstanding Shares of Essendant

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and DEERFIELD, Ill., Jan. 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Staples, Inc. ("Staples") and Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ: ESND) ("Essendant") today announced the successful completion of the previously announced tender offer by Egg Merger Sub Inc. ("Egg Merger Sub") and Egg Parent Inc....

U.S. FTC approves Staples' acquisition of Essendant with conditions

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission said on Monday it had approved with conditions the proposed $482.7 million merger of office supply distributors Staples Inc and Essendant Inc.

Office Appliances 2018 Global Market Key Players - Paperchase, Essendant, Cross, Best Buy, 3M, Ricoh, VOW, Osbornes Stationers, Staples, ACCO Brands....

Office Appliances – Global Market Growth, Opportunities, Analysis Of Top Key Players And Forecast To 2023 Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Office Appliances Market to Witness Huge Growth by 2025 | 3M, Office Depot, Essendant, Staples

HTF MI recently launched the Global and Asia Office Appliances study with 100+ market data Tables, Pie Chat, Graphs & Figures spread through Pages and easy to understand detailed analysis. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Staples and Essendant Announce Extension of Tender Offer for All Outstanding Shares of Essendant

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Staples, Inc. ("Staples") and Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ: ESND) ("Essendant") today announced that, pursuant to the Merger Agreement (as defined below), Egg Merger Sub Inc. ("Egg Merger Sub") and Egg Parent Inc. ("Egg...

Essendant To Report Third Quarter 2018 Results

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Essendant Inc. (NASDAQ: ESND) announced plans to report third quarter 2018 results on Thursday, October 25, 2018, after close of market. In connection with the earnings release, Essendant will post the press release containing the full text...
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Essendant Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Essendant founded?

    Essendant was founded in 1922.

  • What is Essendant revenue?

    Latest Essendant annual revenue is $5 b.

  • Who are Essendant competitors?

    Competitors of Essendant include Pelikan, Office Depot and Kimball International.

  • Where is Essendant headquarters?

    Essendant headquarters is located at 1 Parkway N, Deerfield.

  • Where are Essendant offices?

    Essendant has offices in Deerfield, Atlanta, Orchard Park, Pasadena and in 3 other locations.

  • How many offices does Essendant have?

    Essendant has 7 offices.