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George Weston Ltd (WN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 34 Pages
  • June 2022
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 1495146
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George Weston Ltd (WN) - 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


George Weston Ltd (GWL) is a food processing and distribution company that operates retail stores and pharmacies. The company is also involved in the real estate and financial service business. It offers a wide range of products at its stores including food and grocery products, medical drugs, health and beauty products, apparel, general merchandise, and banking services. The company also manages and operates real estate which leases out to commercial customers. GWL offers its products to wholesale, bakeries, regional supermarkets, convenience stores, foodservice distributors, and other food retailing customers. It markets products and services under President's Choice, Life Brand, no name, PC Money, PC Optimum, and Farmer's Market brand names. The company has a business presence across Canada and the US. GWL is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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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
  • George Weston Ltd - Key Facts
  • George Weston Ltd - Key Employees
  • George Weston Ltd - Key Employee Biographies
  • George Weston Ltd - Major Products and Services
  • George Weston Ltd - History
  • George Weston Ltd - Company Statement
  • George Weston Ltd - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • George Weston Ltd - Business Description
  • Business Segment: Choice Properties
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Business Segment: Loblaw
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • George Weston Ltd - Corporate Strategy
  • George Weston Ltd - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • George Weston Ltd - Strengths
  • George Weston Ltd - Weaknesses
  • George Weston Ltd - Opportunities
  • George Weston Ltd - Threats
  • George Weston Ltd - 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
  • George Weston Ltd, Recent Deals Summary

Section 4 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact the Publisher
  • Disclaimer

List of Tables
  • George Weston Ltd, Key Facts
  • George Weston Ltd, Key Employees
  • George Weston Ltd, Key Employee Biographies
  • George Weston Ltd, Major Products and Services
  • George Weston Ltd, History
  • George Weston Ltd, Subsidiaries
  • George Weston Ltd, Key Competitors
  • George Weston Ltd, Ratios based on current share price
  • George Weston Ltd, Annual Ratios
  • George Weston Ltd, Interim Ratios
  • George Weston Ltd, Recent Deals Summary
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures
  • George Weston Ltd, Performance Chart (2017 - 2021)
  • George Weston Ltd, Ratio Charts



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