J Sainsbury plc (SBRY) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 34 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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J Sainsbury plc (SBRY) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


J Sainsbury plc (Sainsbury's) is a retail company. Through its subsidiaries, and affiliatesion and joint ventures, it the company offers varied products and services including grocery, clothing, energy and other products. The company offers products of various brands and private brands, travel money, insurances, credit cards, savings and loans through multiple channels, including in-store, telephone and online; and acquire, plan, own and development of supermarkets and convenience stores. Sainsbury’s supplies its products through a network of food and non-food suppliers and logistic facilities. The company caters to retail, residential, industrial, commercial, and other customer s in the UK. Sainsbury's is headquartered in London, England, the UK.

J Sainsbury plc Key Recent Developments

Jul 25, 2013: Sun shines on Sainsbury’s as it cuts CO2 and energy bills

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
J Sainsbury plc - Key Facts 6
J Sainsbury plc - Key Employees 7
J Sainsbury plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
J Sainsbury plc - Major Products and Services 9
J Sainsbury plc - History 10
J Sainsbury plc - Company Statement 14
J Sainsbury plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
J Sainsbury plc - Business Description 17
J Sainsbury plc - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
J Sainsbury plc - Strengths 18
Strength - Customer Diversity 18
Strength - Strong Brand Equity 18
Strength - Strong Foothold: UK Market 18
J Sainsbury plc - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 19
Weakness - Working Capital Deficit 19
J Sainsbury plc - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Development Initiatives 20
Opportunity - Industry Recognition 20
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Emerging Markets 20
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions and Partnerships 20
J Sainsbury plc - Threats 21
Threat - Intense Competition 21
Threat - Rising Manpower Costs 21
Threat - Information Technology Risk 21
J Sainsbury plc - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
J Sainsbury plc, Recent Deals Summary 28
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 29
Jul 21, 2014: Running on rubbish: Supermarket comes off national grid to be powered by food waste alone 29
Section 5 – Appendix 30
Methodology 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
Disclaimer 34

List of Tables

J Sainsbury plc, Key Facts 6
J Sainsbury plc, Key Employees 7
J Sainsbury plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
J Sainsbury plc, Major Products and Services 9
J Sainsbury plc, History 10
J Sainsbury plc, Subsidiaries 16
J Sainsbury plc, Key Competitors 22
J Sainsbury plc, Ratios based on current share price 23
J Sainsbury plc, Annual Ratios 24
J Sainsbury plc, Interim Ratios 26
J Sainsbury plc, Recent Deals Summary 28
Currency Codes 30
Capital Market Ratios 30
Equity Ratios 31
Profitability Ratios 31
Cost Ratios 32
Liquidity Ratios 32
Leverage Ratios 33
Efficiency Ratios 33

List of Figures

J Sainsbury plc, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 25
J Sainsbury plc, Ratio Charts 27

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