Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: October 2013

Publisher: GlobalData

Product ref: 186928

Pages: 31

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Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC (MRW) - 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.


Wm Morrison Supermarkets Plc (Morrison) is a supermarket chain operator. The company along with its subsidiaries offers a range of branded and private label products including grocery, fish and meat, bakery items, gift cards, fruits, vegetables, frozen food products, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, pharmaceuticals, dairy based products, garden furniture and tools, and recipes. It operates around 498 stores in the UK. Morrison is the UK’s fourth largest supermarket. The company's supply chain is vertically integrated with own manufacturing units, procurement units, processing and packaging units, and distribution centers. Morrison principally operates in the UK and the Netherlands.

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Table of contents

Section 1 - About the Company
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Key Facts
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Key Employees
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Key Employee Biographies
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Major Products and Services
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - History
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Company Statement
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Business Description
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Corporate Strategy
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Strengths
Strength - Strong Presence across the Supply Chain
Strength - Strong Foothold in the UK Market
Strength - Wide Product Portfolio
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Weaknesses
Weakness - Product Recalls
Weakness - Debt Obligations
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Opportunities
Opportunity - Rising Popularity of Private Label Products
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Organic Food Products
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - Threats
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Increasing Manpower Cost
Threat - Highly Regulated Environment
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC - 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
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 – Appendix
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us

List of Tables

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

List of Figures

Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013)
Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC, Ratio Charts

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