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Marks and Spencer Group plc (MKS)-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.
Marks and Spencer Group plc (M&S) is a retail company, which offers a wide range of apparels, home products and food items. Its product portfolio consists of womenswear, menswear, kids wear, lingerie, cosmetics, footwear, home ware, laptops, groceries, ready meals and others. It operates through a network of owns and franchise stores. M&S offers products of various private label brands such as Classic, Portfolio, Indigo, Autograph, North Coast, Collezione. M&S through its flagship website M&S.com provides online retailing services to its customers. The segment sells its products across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. The company is headquartered in London, the UK.
Marks and Spencer Group plc Key Recent Developments
Jun 16, 2016: M&S customers invited to invest in a new community energy scheme
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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
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Key Facts 6
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Key Employees 7
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Key Employee Biographies 8
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Major Products and Services 9
Marks and Spencer Group plc-History 10
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Company Statement 13
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2-Company Analysis 16
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Business Description 16
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Corporate Strategy 17
Marks and Spencer Group plc-SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis-Overview 18
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Strengths 18
Strength-Operational Network 18
Strength-Strong Position: Domestic Market 18
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Weaknesses 19
Weakness-Declining Liquidity 19
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Opportunities 20
Opportunity-Growth Prospects: e-Retail 20
Opportunity-Strategic Initiatives 20
Opportunity-Growing Popularity of Private Label Products 20
Marks and Spencer Group plc-Threats 21
Threat-Fast Changing Fashion Trends 21
Threat-Counterfeit Products 21
Threat-Intense Competition 21
Marks and Spencer Group 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
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Recent Deals Summary 28
Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 29
Jun 16, 2016: M&S customers invited to invest in a new community energy scheme 29
Section 5-Appendix 30
Ratio Definitions 30
About GlobalData 34
Contact Us 34
List of Figures
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Performance Chart (2012-2016) 25
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Ratio Charts 27
List of Tables
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Key Facts 6
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Key Employees 7
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Major Products and Services 9
Marks and Spencer Group plc, History 10
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Subsidiaries 15
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Key Competitors 22
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Ratios based on current share price 23
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Annual Ratios 24
Marks and Spencer Group plc, Interim Ratios 26
Marks and Spencer Group 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
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