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Massmart Holdings Limited (MSM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 35 Pages
  • November 2021
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 1322650
Massmart Holdings Limited (MSM) - 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 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.


Massmart Holdings Ltd (Massmart), a subsidiary of Walmart Inc, operates an extensive network of wholesale, retail outlets, and online retail channels. The company is a distributor of consumer goods and retailer of general merchandise, liquor and home improvement equipment and supplies. The company’s portfolio consists of builder items, groceries, appliances, apparel, cosmetics and accessories, electronic goods, furniture, general merchandise and non-perishable groceries, sanitary ware, and many others. Massmart sells its products under various brands including Makro, Builders Warehouse, Liquor Land, Builders Express, Game, Cambridge Food, Shield, Builders Trade Depot, CBW, and Jumbo Cash and Carry. The company has operations across South Africa, Botswana, Ghana, Mozambique, Malawi, Lesotho, Nigeria, Namibia, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, and others. Massmart is headquartered in Sandton, Gauteng, South Africa.

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  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Key Facts
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Key Employees
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Key Employee Biographies
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Major Products and Services
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - History
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Company Statement
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Business Description
  • Business Segment: Builders
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: Cambridge and Rhino
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: Game
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Business Segment: Massmart Wholesale
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Geographical Segment: Rest of Africa
  • Performance
  • Geographical Segment: South Africa
  • Performance
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Corporate Strategy
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Strengths
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Weaknesses
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Opportunities
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - Threats
  • Massmart Holdings Limited - 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
Section 4 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Publisher

List of Tables
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Key Facts
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Key Employees
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Key Employee Biographies
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Major Products and Services
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, History
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Subsidiaries
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Key Competitors
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Ratios based on current share price
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Annual Ratios
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Interim Ratios
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Performance Chart (2016 - 2020)
  • Massmart Holdings Limited, Ratio Charts



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