Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Big Lots, Inc. (BIG) - 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.
Big Lots, Inc. (Big Lots) is an in-store and online broad line closeout retailer. The company’s product line include products purchased from 3,000 domestic and foreign vendors. The product portfolio comprises food, consumables, seasonal items, furniture, housewares, toys, electronics, home decor, tools and gifts. As of February 2, 2013, the company has a network of 1,574 stores in the US and Canada. In the US the company has a total of 1,495 stores in 48 states of the US; and 79 stores in the Canada. Big Lots is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, the US.
The company focuses on the expansion of its business operations through the opening of new stores.
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Table of contents
Section 1 - About the Company
Big Lots, Inc. - Key Facts
Big Lots, Inc. - Key Employees
Big Lots, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies
Big Lots, Inc. - Major Products and Services
Big Lots, Inc. - History
Big Lots, Inc. - Company Statement
Big Lots, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Big Lots, Inc. - Business Description
Big Lots, Inc. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Big Lots, Inc. - Strengths
Strength - Broad Product Portfolio
Strength - Store Network
Strength - Optimized Warehouse and Distribution Network
Big Lots, Inc. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Operational Inefficiency
Big Lots, Inc. - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: E-Retail
Opportunity - Strategic Business Initiatives
Big Lots, Inc. - Threats
Threat - Competition in the Market
Threat - Seasonality of the Trade
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences
Big Lots, Inc. - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Appendix
List of Tables
Big Lots, Inc., Key Facts
Big Lots, Inc., Key Employees
Big Lots, Inc., Key Employee Biographies
Big Lots, Inc., Major Products and Services
Big Lots, Inc., History
Big Lots, Inc., Subsidiaries
Big Lots, Inc., Key Competitors
Big Lots, Inc., Ratios based on current share price
Big Lots, Inc., Annual Ratios
Big Lots, Inc., Interim Ratios
Capital Market Ratios
List of Figures
Big Lots, Inc., Performance Chart (2009 - 2013)
Big Lots, Inc., Ratio Charts
Related research categories
By company: SWOT analysis
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