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Loblaw Companies Limited (L) - 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.HighlightsLoblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) owns and operates various multiple stores that offers food and pharmacy products. Its product portfolio includes drugs, groceries, food items, apparels, health and beauty products and general merchandise related products. The company conducts its business operations through shopper's drug mart, retail stores and discounted stores. These include franchise-owned retail food stores, associate-owned drug stores and in-store pharmacies. Loblaw also offers credit card services, loyalty programs, daily banking, mortgage, credit, insurance brokerage services personal banking and telecommunication services and investment related services. It also owns and manages various retail and commercial properties. Loblaw is headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.Loblaw Companies Limited Key Recent DevelopmentsApr 16,2017: Loblaw plans $1.3bn investment in Canadian storesJan 22,2017: Loblaw names new presidentJan 20,2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management successionNov 17,2016: Loblaw reports rise in Q316 salesMay 05,2016: Price of groceries will fall, says LoblawKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies' strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 3List of Tables 4List of Figures 4Section 1 - About the Company 5Loblaw Companies Limited - Key Facts 5Loblaw Companies Limited - Key Employees 6Loblaw Companies Limited - Key Employee Biographies 7Loblaw Companies Limited - Major Products and Services 8Loblaw Companies Limited - History 10Loblaw Companies Limited - Company Statement 11Loblaw Companies Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 13Head Office 13Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13Section 2 - Company Analysis 14Loblaw Companies Limited - Business Description 14Business Description - Choice Properties 14Choice Properties - Overview 14Choice Properties - Financials 14Business Description - Financial Services 14Financial Services - Overview 14Financial Services - Financials 14Business Description - Retail 14Retail - Overview 14Retail - Financials 15Loblaw Companies Limited - Corporate Strategy 16Loblaw Companies Limited - SWOT Analysis 17SWOT Analysis - Overview 17Loblaw Companies Limited - Strengths 17Loblaw Companies Limited - Weaknesses 18Loblaw Companies Limited - Opportunities 19Loblaw Companies Limited - Threats 20Loblaw Companies Limited - Key Competitors 21Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23Performance Chart 26Financial Performance 26Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28Loblaw Companies Limited, Recent Deals Summary 29Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 30Jan 20, 2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession 30Jan 20, 2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession 31Jan 20, 2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession 32Section 5 - Appendix 33Methodology 33Ratio Definitions 33About GlobalData 37Contact Us 37Disclaimer 37List of TablesLoblaw Companies Limited, Key Facts 5Loblaw Companies Limited, Key Employees 6Loblaw Companies Limited, Key Employee Biographies 7Loblaw Companies Limited, Major Products and Services 8Loblaw Companies Limited, History 10Loblaw Companies Limited, Subsidiaries 13Loblaw Companies Limited, Key Competitors 21Loblaw Companies Limited, Ratios based on current share price 22Loblaw Companies Limited, Annual Ratios 23Loblaw Companies Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 24Loblaw Companies Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 25Loblaw Companies Limited, Interim Ratios 27Loblaw Companies Limited, Recent Deals Summary 29Currency Codes 33Capital Market Ratios 33Equity Ratios 34Profitability Ratios 34Cost Ratios 35Liquidity Ratios 35Leverage Ratios 36Efficiency Ratios 36List of FiguresLoblaw Companies Limited, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 26Loblaw Companies Limited, Ratio Charts 28