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Loblaw Companies Ltd (L) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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    SWOT Analysis

  • 51 Pages
  • April 2023
  • GlobalData
  • ID: 1648630
Loblaw Companies Ltd (L) - 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 the publisher 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.


Loblaw Companies Ltd (Loblaw), a subsidiary of George Weston Ltd, is a retailer and distributor of food and pharmaceutical products. Its product portfolio includes drugs, groceries, wireless mobile products, food items, apparel, health and beauty products and general merchandise. The company conducts its business operations through shopper’s drug mart, retail stores and discounted stores. These include franchise-owned retail food stores, associate-owned drug stores and in-store pharmacies. Loblaw also offers credit card services, loyalty programs, insurance brokerage services, banking services and telecommunication services. Its major brands include President’s Choice, no name, express, Zehrs, Pharmaprix, and wellwise, among others. The company owns and manages various retail stores in Canada. Loblaw is headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

Loblaw Companies Ltd Key Recent Developments

  • Feb 24, 2022: Loblaw Reports 2021 Fourth Quarter Results

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - About the Company
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Key Facts
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Key Employees
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Key Employee Biographies
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Major Products and Services
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - History
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Company Statement
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Locations And Subsidiaries
  • Head Office
  • Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 - Company Analysis
  • Company Overview
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Business Description
  • Business Segment: Financial Services
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Business Segment: Retail
  • Overview
  • Performance
  • Key Stats
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Corporate Strategy
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - SWOT Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis - Overview
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Strengths
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Weaknesses
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Opportunities
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd - Threats
  • Loblaw Companies 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
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Recent Deals Summary
Section 4 - Company’s Recent Developments
  • Feb 24, 2022: Loblaw Reports 2021 Fourth Quarter Results
Section 5 - Appendix
  • Methodology
  • Ratio Definitions
  • About the Publisher
  • Contact the Publisher
  • Disclaimer
List of Tables
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Key Facts
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Key Employees
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Key Employee Biographies
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Major Products and Services
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, History
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Subsidiaries
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Key Competitors
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Ratios based on current share price
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Annual Ratios
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Interim Ratios
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Recent Deals Summary
  • Currency Codes
  • Capital Market Ratios
  • Equity Ratios
  • Profitability Ratios
  • Cost Ratios
  • Liquidity Ratios
  • Leverage Ratios
  • Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Performance Chart (2018 - 2022)
  • Loblaw Companies Ltd, Ratio Charts

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