S Group - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2016 |    No of Pages: 16 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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S Group - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides a comprehensive insight into the company's history, corporate strategy, business structure and operations. The report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on the company's key employees, key competitors and major products and services.

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- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy - GlobalData'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 of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.


S Group (S Group) is a retailing cooperative selling food and non-food items through multichannel store formats. It comprises of Suomen Osuuskauppojen Keskuskunta (SOK) Corporation and other independent regional cooperatives. The company operates hypermarkets, supermarkets, service station stores, fuel stations, departmental stores and specialty stores. It offers a range of fashion products and regular apparels, footwear, electrical appliances, food products, grocery items, hardware products, gardening tools and related accessories. It is also into service business like tourism business, hospitality business, motor trade and hardware trade. The company through its subsidiary, S-Bank offers various financial services to the customers. It operates in the market under banners like S markets, Alepa, Kodin Terra, Prisma, pukumies fashion, and others. It operates in Finland, Baltic region and Russia. S Group is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
Section 1 - About the Company 4
S Group - Key Facts 4
S Group - Key Employees 5
S Group - Major Products and Services 6
S Group - History 7
S Group - Company Statement 8
S Group - Locations And Subsidiaries 9
Head Office 9
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 9
Section 2 - Company Analysis 10
S Group - Business Description 10
S Group - SWOT Analysis 11
SWOT Analysis - Overview 11
S Group - Strengths 11
Strength - Established Presence in Markets 11
Strength - Extensive Network of Stores 11
Strength - Business Performance: Travel Industry and Hospitality Business 11
S Group - Weaknesses 12
Weakness - Product Recalls 12
S Group - Opportunities 13
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for the Global T&T Industry 13
Opportunity - Expanding Retail Market in Europe 13
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 13
S Group - Threats 14
Threat - Fast Changing Fashion Trends and Pricing Pressure 14
Threat - Growing Counterfeit Products 14
Threat - Stiff Competition 14
Threat - Weakening of the Russian Economy 14
S Group - Key Competitors 15
Section 3 - Appendix 16
Methodology 16
About GlobalData 16
Contact Us 16
Disclaimer 16

List of Tables
S Group, Key Facts 4
S Group, Key Employees 5
S Group, Major Products and Services 6
S Group, History 7
S Group, Subsidiaries 9
S Group, Key Competitors 15

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