About Brightstar (adapted from Brightstar prospectus):
Brightstar focuses on enhancing the performance and profitability of the key participants in the wireless device value chain: manufacturers, operators, retailers and enterprises. Brightstar provides value-added distribution, supply chain, retail and enterprise and consumer services. Brightstar aims to get the right products to the right place at the right time for a lower cost. The wireless industry and increasing number and type of wireless activatable devices have resulted in a complex ecosystem where manufacturers, operators, retailers and enterprises have differing priorities and are burdened with tasks that are critical, but not core, to their businesses. Brightstar offers over 100 individual services in 50 countries across six continents, including:
- Value-Added Distribution Services are provided to manufacturers of wireless devices and related accessories: product distribution, transportation and delivery, order management, light manufacturing and assembly, and marketing and demand generation.
- Supply Chain Services are provided to manufacturers, operators and retailers: wireless device management, strategic sourcing, and business intelligence and supply chain optimization services, such as forward and reverse logistics.
- Retail Services are provided to manufacturers, operators, retailers and enterprises: retail outsourcing, portfolio management with virtual inventory, and sales force training and management.
- Enterprise and Consumer Services are provided to manufacturers, operators, retailers and enterprises: device activation, customized billing and wireless administration software, and handset protection insurance.
Brightstar customers include manufacturers such as Apple, HTC, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Nokia, RIM and Samsung; operators such as America Movil, AT&T, Orange, Telecom New Zealand, Telefonica, Telstra, TIM, Verizon Wireless and Vodafone; retailers such as Best Buy, Radio Shack, Target, Tesco and Walmart; and enterprises such as Dell, PC Connection and Tech Data.This description is adapted from Brightstar prospectus. This description is not intended to be a recommendation to buy stock from this company. We do not claim that all of the statements above were researched and found to be true. We present them as a general description based on what the company has said about itself at the time that they submitted their prospectus for an IPO offering. To see the company's full description, view their prospectus..