R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company

Industry: Entertainment Media Publishing

Fortune Rank: 240

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides print and print-related services and products primarily in North America, South America, Europe, and China. The company operates in three segments: Publishing and Retail Services, Integrated Print Communications, and Forms and Labels. The Publishing and Retail Services segment offers print services to consumer magazine and catalog publishers, and yellow and white pages directory publishers, as well as delivers company-printed products, and products printed by third parties. This segment also offers conventional and digital photography; and creative, color matching, page production, and content management services to the advertising, catalog, corporate, magazine, retail, and telecommunications markets. The Integrated Print Communications segment provides print services to the consumer, religious, educational, and specialty book markets; information management, content assembly, and print services to corporations; and customized communications solutions for investment management, banking, insurance, and managed care companies. It also offers customized, variably-imaged business communications, including account statements, customer invoices, insurance policies, enrollment kits, transaction confirmations, and database services primarily to the financial services, telecommunications, insurance, and healthcare industries. In addition, this segment provides print and print-related services, which include annual reports, marketing brochures, catalog and marketing inserts, pharmaceutical inserts and other marketing, retail point-of-sale and promotional materials, and technical publications. The Forms and Labels segment designs and manufactures paper-based business forms, labels, and printed office products. It also provides print-related services, including print-on-demand services. The company was founded by Richard Robert Donnelley in 1864. R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company achieved revenue of $9,857.40 million in 2010 but posted a loss of $-27.30 million.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company's rank changes

The company's ranking in 2010 was a decline from 2009 when it was ranked 233rd on the Fortune 500. The Previous ranking was based on its 2009 revenue of $11,582 million (a change of -2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $-190 million (a change of 163 million compared to 2010).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than revenue a company earns, If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company would be ranked 405th rather than 240th due to the fact it made a loss of $-27 million in 2010.

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