bebe stores, inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and produces a line of women's apparel and accessories. The company offers a range of fashion separates, tops, dresses, active wear, and outerwear across various wardrobe occasions. It also provides accessories, such as jewelry, sunglasses, fragrances, cosmetics, shoes, and handbag assortments. The company markets its products under the bebe, BEBE SPORT, and bbsp brands. As of July 5, 2014, it operated 206 specialty retail stores in 34 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Canada, as well as its on-line store, bebe.com. The company also has 94 stores operated by licensees in 25 countries, including the United Arab Emirates, Israel, Russia, Mexico, Turkey, South Korea, India, as well as in countries in the Southeast Asia and South America. bebe stores, inc. was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Brisbane, California.
Barnes & Noble, Inc. operates as a content, commerce, and technology company in the United States. The company operates in three segments: B&N Retail, B&N College, and NOOK. It provides access to books, magazines, newspapers, and other content through its multi-channel distribution platform. The company sells trade books, including hardcover and paperback consumer titles; mass market paperbacks, such as mystery, romance, science fiction, and other fiction; children's books; eBooks and other digital content; NOOK products comprising NOOK 1st Edition, NOOK Wi-Fi 1st Edition, NOOK Color, NOOK Simple Touch, NOOK Tablet, NOOK Simple Touch with GlowLight, NOOK HD, NOOK HD+, NOOK GlowLight eReader devices, and related accessories; bargain books; magazines; gifts; cafe products and services; educational toys and games; music; and movies. It also sells textbooks and course-related materials, emblematic apparel and gifts, school and dorm supplies, and convenience and caf items in college and university campuses. In addition, the company provides new and used textbooks; and textbook rental services, digital textbooks, and other course materials through a proprietary digital platform, Yuzu. It sells its products directly to customers through its bookstores and on barnesandnoble.com. As of May 3, 2014, the company operated 1,361 bookstores, including 661 retail bookstores under the Barnes & Noble Booksellers trade name; and 700 college bookstores at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble, Inc. was founded in 1986 and is based in New York, New York.
Silvercorp Metals Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and mining of mineral properties in China and Canada. The company's principal property includes the Ying silver-lead-zinc project located in the Ying Mining District, the Henan Province, China. It also explores for gold properties. The company was formerly known as SKN Resources Ltd. and changed its name to Silvercorp Metals Inc. in May 2005. Silvercorp Metals Inc. is headquartered in Vancouver, Canada.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. provides managed care services for government-sponsored health care programs in the United States. It operates in three segments: Medicaid, MA, and PDP. The company offers Medicaid plans, including plans for beneficiaries of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) programs; Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs; and Aged Blind and Disabled (ABD) programs; and other state-based programs, such as Children's Health Insurance Program and Family Health Plus programs for qualifying families who are not eligible for Medicaid. The TANF program provides assistance to low-income families with children; and ABD and SSI programs provide assistance to low-income aged, blind, or disabled individuals. It also provides Medicare, a federal health insurance program; Medicare Advantage, a Medicare's managed care alternative to original Medicare that provides individuals standard Medicare benefits directly through Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; and coordinated care plans, which are administered through health maintenance organizations and require members to seek health care services and select a primary care physician from a network of health care providers. In addition, the company provides prescription drug plans comprising Medicare Part D program that offers national in-network prescription drug coverage to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries. As of December 31, 2013, it served approximately 2.8 million members. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.