Bebe Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and produces a range of women's apparel and accessories under the bebe, BEBE SPORT, and bbsp brand names. Its product line includes fashion separates, tops, dresses, active wear, and outerwear across various wardrobe occasions, as well as accessories, such as jewelry, sunglasses, fragrances, cosmetics, shoes, and handbag assortments. As of January 12, 2015, the company operated 176 bebe retail stores, including the on-line store bebe.com; and 35 bebe outlet stores located in the United States, U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and Canada. It also distributes and sells bebe branded product through its licensees in approximately 23 countries. 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. It operates in three segments: Medicaid Health Plans, Medicare Health Plans, and Medicare PDPs. The Medicaid Health Plans segment offers plans for beneficiaries of temporary assistance for needy families, supplemental security income, and aged blind and disabled residents; and other state-based programs, such as children's health insurance programs for qualifying families who are not eligible for Medicaid, as well as managed long-term care programs for people with chronic illnesses or who have disabilities and need health and long-term care services. The Medicare Health Plans segment provides Medicare, a federal program that provides eligible persons age 65 and over and some disabled persons with a range of hospital, medical, and prescription drug benefits; Medicare Advantage, a Medicare's managed care alternative to original Medicare program, which provides individuals standard Medicare benefits directly through Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services; and coordinated care plans that 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. The Medicare PDPs segment offers Medicare part D PDP plans to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries. Its PDP plans offer national in-network prescription drug coverage with approximately 71,000 pharmacies, including a preferred pharmacy network. As of December 31, 2014, the company served approximately 4.1 million members in 49 states and the District of Columbia. WellCare Health Plans, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.