The Kroger Co. (KR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: October 2013

Publisher: GlobalData

Product ref: 186919

Pages: 33

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Price: $ 125.00

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The Kroger Co. (KR) - 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.


The Kroger Co. (Kroger) is an in-store and online grocery retailer. The company also specializes in the production and distribution of food in its supermarkets. It operates retail food and drug stores, multi-department stores, jewelry stores, and convenience stores throughout the US. The company’s product portfolio includes natural food and organic sections, pharmacies, general merchandise, pet centers and high-quality perishables such as fresh seafood and organic produce, apparel, home fashion and furnishings, electronics, automotive products, toys, outdoor living products, electronics, home goods and fine jewelry.

The Kroger Co. Key Recent Developments

May 15, 2013: Kroger Unveils Clean Energy Production System Powered By Food Waste
Apr 08, 2013: ECOtality And Kroger Announce Expansion Of EV Partnership
Jul 06, 2012: Five Major US Retailers Sue Pfizer And Ranbaxy

Key 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.

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- 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.

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- 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.

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- 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 contents

Section 1 - About the Company
The Kroger Co. - Key Facts
The Kroger Co. - Key Employees
The Kroger Co. - Key Employee Biographies
The Kroger Co. - Major Products and Services
The Kroger Co. - History
The Kroger Co. - Company Statement
The Kroger Co. - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
The Kroger Co. - Business Description
Business Description - Convenience Stores
Convenience Stores - Overview
Business Description - Jewelry Stores
Jewelry Stores - Overview
Business Description - Retail Operations
Retail Operations - Overview
The Kroger Co. - Corporate Strategy
The Kroger Co. - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
The Kroger Co. - Strengths
Strength - Wide Store Network in the US
Strength - Efficient Supply and Distribution Arm
Strength - Strong Product Mix
The Kroger Co. - Weaknesses
Weakness - Existence of Labor Unions
The Kroger Co. - Opportunities
Opportunity - US Convenience Store Industry
Opportunity - Changing Demographics
Opportunity - Growing Organic Foods Market
The Kroger Co. - Threats
Threat - Geographic Concentration
Threat - Evolving Consumer Preferences
Threat - Intense Competition in the US Food Retailing
Threat - Increasing Manpower Costs
The Kroger Co. - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
The Kroger Co., Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
The Kroger Co., Recent Developments
May 15, 2013: Kroger Unveils Clean Energy Production System Powered By Food Waste
Apr 08, 2013: ECOtality And Kroger Announce Expansion Of EV Partnership
Jul 06, 2012: Five Major US Retailers Sue Pfizer And Ranbaxy
Section 5 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us

List of Tables

The Kroger Co., Key Facts
The Kroger Co., Key Employees
The Kroger Co., Key Employee Biographies
The Kroger Co., Major Products and Services
The Kroger Co., History
The Kroger Co., Other Locations
The Kroger Co., Subsidiaries
The Kroger Co., Key Competitors
The Kroger Co., Ratios based on current share price
The Kroger Co., Annual Ratios
The Kroger Co., Interim Ratios
The Kroger Co., Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures

The Kroger Co., Performance Chart (2009 - 2013)
The Kroger Co., Ratio Charts

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