Top Five Global Retail Companies: Performance, Strategies, and Competitive Analysis

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  • Region: Global
  • Lucintel
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Carrefour
  • Costco
  • CVS Caremark
  • Tesco
  • Walmart
  • MORE
The global retail industry has weathered the recession and experienced good growth during the last five years. The industry, which is expected to continue its growth momentum, is forecast to approach $19,000 billion in revenue for 2017 with a CAGR of 3.9% over the next five years. Lucintel, a leading global management consulting and market research firm, has conducted a competitive analysis of the global retail companies and presents its findings in “Top Five Global Retail Companies: Performance, Strategies, and Competitive Analysis.” The report provides detailed insight into the performance of the top five retail companies in the world. The analysis highlights the companies that are performing the best among the peer group, and in which areas, and therefore clarifies leading performance standards and the strengths and weaknesses of the companies covered.

The retail industry, which is highly fragmented, encompasses apparel and accessories, food and beverages, technology, home improvement, specialty, drugs, and others. Asia dominates this industry and factors such as rising income and consumer spending influence market dynamics significantly.

In this study, Lucintel thoroughly profile following five companies with detailed competitive assessments:
- Wal-Mart
- Carrefour
- CVS Caremark
- Tesco PLC
- Costco Wholesale Corporation

Lucintel’s research indicates that retail companies are approaching market opportunities with starkly different strategies. Key marketing strategies taken by top players such as e-marketing and direct promotion are likely to drive the market. Favorable demographics, rising disposable income and population, and increasing urbanization in India and other emerging economies may result in robust growth. Europe is a smaller market, but increases in GDP per capita in emerging economies point to good growth potential for the future.

This study is intended to provide industry leaders with a concise overview of the world’s top five global retail companies. This discussion is limited to a comparative analysis (benchmarking) of the subject companies, their geographic footprints, financial metrics, market performance, marketing and corporate strategies, and SWOT analysis. All monetary units reflected in this report are in US dollars unless otherwise specified

This report will save hundreds of hours of your own personal research time and will significantly benefit you in expanding your business opportunities in global retail companies. In today’s chaotic economy, you need every advantage that you can find to keep ahead in your business.

Features of this Report:

In Lucintel's newest competitive research study on the world's retail companies, we thoroughly profile following five companies with detailed competitive assessments:
- Walmart
- Carrefour
- CVS Caremark
- Tesco
- Costco

The detailed analysis of each company offers a critical view into key strategic areas, including:
- Company overview
- Benchmarking (financial and market)
- SWOT analysis
- Product positioning
- Marketing strategy and tactics
- Corporate strategy

To make any investment, business, or strategic decisions, you need adequate and timely information. This market report fulfills this core need. This indispensable reference guide is designed for industry executives who are dealing with the retail industry. Some of the features of this multi-client market intelligence report include:

- Market size estimates in terms of (US $) value by segments of the global retail companies
- Regional analysis: global top five retail companies breakdown by key regions (for example, North America, Europe, APAC, and ROW)
- Market trends, drivers and forecasts
- Competitive benchmarking of each players against their financial and market strength
- Global and regional market share estimates for the top players
- Product line overview and positioning of top players
- SWOT analysis of the leaders
- Marketing strategy and tactics
- Corporate strategy

The report is presented PowerPoint format and has hundreds of critical data and market insights that will help in effective decision-making.
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Carrefour
  • Costco
  • CVS Caremark
  • Tesco
  • Walmart
  • MORE
1. Executive Summary
2. Market Definition and Scope
3. Market Opportunity
– Supply Chain
– Porter’s Five Forces Analysis
4. Competitive Benchmarking (Financial and Market)
Company Profile on Following Parameters
Company Overview
Benchmarking (Financial & Market)
SWOT Analysis
Product Positioning
Marketing Strategy and Tactics
Corporate Strategy
5. Company Profile on Carrefour SA
6. Company Profile on Costco Wholesale Corporation
7. Company Profile on CVS Caremark
8. Company Profile on Tesco PLC
9. Company Profile on Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

List of Figures and Charts
CHAPTER 3. Market Opportunity
Figure 3.1: Supply chain for global retail industry
Figure 3.2: Global retail industry trend (2006-2011) (US $B)
Figure 3.3: Global retail industry regional trend 2006-11 (US $B)
Figure 3.4: Global retail industry regional trend 2006-11 (%)
Figure 3.5: Global retail industry segment trend: 2006-11 ($ B)
Figure 3.6 Global retail industry segment trend: 2006-11 (%)
Figure 3.7 Global retail industry opportunity by region
Figure 3.8 Global retail industry opportunity by segment
CHAPTER 4.Competitive Benchmarking (Financial and Market)
Figure 4.1: Top five retail– financial benchmarking
Figure 4.2: Global top five retail gross profits and net profit analysis – 2011
Figure 4.3: Financial analysis – growth leadership quadrant (2011)
Figure 4.4: Market share of top players (2006) (%)
Figure 4.5: Market share of top players(2011) (%)
Figure 4.6: 2006 Market share analysis
Figure 4.7: 2011 Market share analysis
Figure 4.8:Global market share analysis 2011
Figure 4.9: Global market fragmentation 2011
Figure 4.10: Market value North America: US $B
Figure 4.11: Market value Europe: US $B
Figure 4.12: Market value Asia Pacific: US $B
Figure 4.13: Market value Row: US $B
Figure 4.14:Regional revenue evaluation 2011 (in US $B)
Figure 4.15: Regional revenue evaluation 2011 (in %)
Figure 4.16: North American revenue trend for top players 2007-2011 (US $B)
Figure 4.17: Europe revenue trend for top players 2007-2011 (US $B)
Figure 4.18: Asia Pacific revenue trend for top players 2007-2011 (US $B)
Figure 4.19: Row revenue trend for top players 2007-2011 (US $B)
Figure 4.20: Lucintel Triad - top 5 major players
CHAPTER 5. Company Profile of Carrefour SA
Figure 5.1:Carrefour SA revenue by business structure 2011
Figure 5.2: Lucintel triad –Carrefour SA
Figure 5.3: Financial benchmarking of Carrefour SA against top 3 and top 5 industry players’ average
Figure 5.4: Financial benchmarking of Carrefour SA against Top 5 best
Figure 5.5: Global industry revenue trend vs.Carrefour SA (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 5.6: Global market share trend for Carrefour SA (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 5.7: North American industry revenue trend vs.Carrefour SA 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 5.8: European industry revenue trend vs.Carrefour SA 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 5.9: APAC industry revenue trend vs.Carrefour SA2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 5.10: ROW industry revenue trend vs.Carrefour SA 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 5.11: North American market share trend for Carrefour SA 2007-2011 in (%)
Figure 5.12: Europeanmarket share trend for Carrefour SA 2007-2011 in (%)
Figure 5.13: APACmarket share trend for Carrefour SA 2007-2011 in (%)
Figure 5.14: ROWmarket share trend for Carrefour SA 2007-2011 in (%)
Figure 5.15: Carrefour SAproductivity: 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 5.16: Carrefour SA fixed asset value: 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 5.17: Strategic execution
CHAPTER 6. Company Profile of Costco Wholesale Corporation
Figure 6.1: Costco Corporation revenue by business structure 2011
Figure 6.2: Lucintel triad –Costco Wholesale Corporation
Figure 6.3: Financial benchmarking of Costco Wholesale Corporation against top 3 and
top 5 industry players’ average
Figure 6.4: Financial benchmarking of Costco Wholesale Corporation against Top 5 best
Figure 6.5: Global industry revenue trend vs.Kohl’s Corporation (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 6.6: Global market share trend for Costco Wholesale Corporation (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 6.7: North American industry revenue trend vs.Costco Wholesale Corporation 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 6.8: European industry revenue trend vs.Costco Wholesale Corporation 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 6.9: APAC industry revenue trend vs.Costco Wholesale Corporation 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 6.10: ROW industry revenue trend vs.Costco Wholesale Corporation 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 6.11: North American market share trend for Costco Wholesale Corporation 2007-2011 in (%)
Figure 6.12: Europeanmarket share trend for Costco Wholesale Corporation 2007-2011 in (%)
Figure 6.13: APACmarket share trend for Costco Wholesale Corporation 2007-2011 in (%)
Figure 6.14: ROWmarket share trend for Costco Wholesale Corporation 2007-2011 in (%)
Figure 6.15: Costco Wholesale Corporation productivity: 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 6.16: Costco Wholesale Corporation fixed asset value: 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 6.17: Strategic execution
CHAPTER 7. Company Profile of CVS Caremark Corporation
Figure 7.1: CVS Caremark revenue by business structure 2011
Figure 7.2: Lucintel triad - CVS Caremark
Figure 7.3: Financial benchmarking of CVS Caremark against top 3 and top 5 industry players’ average
Figure 7.4: Financial benchmarking of CVS Caremark against Top 5 best
Figure 7.5: Global industry revenue trend vs.CVS Caremark (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 7.6: Global market share trend for CVS Caremark (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 7.7: North American industry revenue trend vs.CVS Caremark (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 7.8: European industry revenue trend vs.CVS Caremark (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 7.9: APAC industry revenue trend vs.CVS Caremark (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 7.10: ROW industry revenue trend vs.CVS Caremark (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 7.11: North American market share trend for CVS Caremark (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 7.12: Europeanmarket share trend for CVS Caremark (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 7.13: APACmarket share trend for CVS Caremark (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 7.14: ROWmarket share trend for CVS Caremark (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 7.15: CVS Caremark productivity: 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 7.16: CVS Caremark fixed asset value: 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 7.17: Strategic execution
CHAPTER 8. Company Profile of Tesco PLC
Figure 8.1: Tesco PLC revenue by business structure 2011
Figure 8.2: Lucintel triad - Tesco PLC
Figure 8.3: Financial benchmarking of Tesco PLC against top 3 and top 5 industry players’ average
Figure 8.4: Financial benchmarking of Tesco PLC against Top 5 best
Figure 8.5: Global industry revenue trend vs.Tesco PLC (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 8.6: Global market share trend for Tesco PLC (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 8.7: North American industry revenue trend vs.Tesco PLC (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 8.8: European industry revenue trend vs.Tesco PLC (2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 8.9: APAC industry revenue trend vs.Tesco PLC (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 8.10: ROW industry revenue trend vs.Tesco PLC (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 8.11: North American market share trend for Tesco PLC (2007- 2011) in (%)
Figure 8.12: Europeanmarket share trend for Tesco PLC (2007- 2011) in (%)
Figure 8.13: APACmarket share trend for Tesco PLC (2007- 2011) in (%)
Figure 8.14: ROWmarket share trend for Tesco PLC (2007- 2011) in (%)
Figure 8.15: Tesco PLC productivity: 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 8.16: Tesco PLC fixed asset value: 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 8.17: Strategic execution
CHAPTER 9. Company Profile of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Figure 9.1: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. revenue by business structure 2011
Figure 9.2: Lucintel triadWal-Mart Stores Inc.
Figure 9.3: Financial benchmarking of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. against top 3 and top industry players’ average
Figure 9.4: Financial benchmarking of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. against Top 5 best
Figure 9.5: Global industry revenue trend vs.:Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 9.6: Global market share trend forWal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 9.7: North American industry revenue trend vs.Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 9.8: European industry revenue trend vs.Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 9.9: APAC industry revenue trend vs.Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 9.10: ROW industry revenue trend vs.Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2007-2011) in US $B
Figure 9.11: North American market share trend forWal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 9.12: Europeanmarket share trend forWal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 9.13: APACmarket share trend for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 9.14: ROWmarket share trend for Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (2007-2011) in (%)
Figure 9.18: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. productivity: 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 9.19: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. fixed asset value: 2007-2011 in US $B
Figure 9.20: Strategic execution

List of Tables
CHAPTER 3. Market Opportunity
Table 3.1: Industry parameters of global retail industry
Table 3.2: Relative industry attractiveness by region
Table 3.3: Regional revenue growth rate (2006-2011)
Table 3.4: Segment revenue growth rate
CHAPTER 4. Competitive Benchmarking (Financial and Market)
Table 4.1: Financial benchmarking of top 5 global retail companies
Table 4.2: Key financial parameters for top 5 retail companies
Table 4.3: Regional revenue (in US $B)
Table 4.4: Regional revenue (in %)
Table 4.5: Competitors based on markets served
Table 4.6:Lucintel Triad - top 5 major players
CHAPTER 5. Company Profile of Carrefour SA
Table 5.1: Market served: Carrefour SA
Table 5.2: Lucintel triad - Carrefour SA
Table 5.3:Financial benchmarking ofCarrefour SA against best and against Top 3
and top 5 industry players’ average
Table 5.4:Strategic execution – perceived customer value / quality
Table 5.5:Strategic execution – promotion / communications
Table 5.6:Strategic execution – product distribution by region
CHAPTER 6. Company Profile of Costco Wholesale Corporation
Table 6.1: Market served – Costco Wholesale Corporation
Table 6.2: Lucintel triad - Costco Wholesale Corporation
Table 6.3:Financial benchmarking of Costco Wholesale Corporation against best
and against Top 3 and top 5 industry players’ average
Table 6.4:Strategic execution – perceived customer value / quality
Table 6.5:Strategic execution – promotion / communications
Table 6.6:Strategic execution – product distribution by region
CHAPTER 7. Company Profile of CVS Caremark Corporation
Table 7.1: Market served – CVS Caremark
Table 7.2: Lucintel triad – CVS Caremark
Table 7.3:Financial benchmarking of CVS Caremark against best and against
Top 3 and top 5 industry players’ average
Table 7.4: Strategic execution – perceived customer value / quality
Table 7.5: Strategic execution – promotion / communications
Table 7.6: Strategic execution – product distribution by region
CHAPTER 8. Company Profile of Toyota Tesco PLC
Table 8.1: Lucintel triad – Tesco PLC
Table 8.2: Lucintel triad –Tesco PLC
Table 8.3:Financial Benchmarking of Tesco PLC against best and against top 3
and top 5 industry players’ average
Table 8.4: Strategic execution – perceived customer value / quality
Table 8.5: Strategic execution – promotion / communications
Table 8.6: Strategic execution – product distribution by region
CHAPTER 9. Company Profile of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Table 9.1: Markets Served –Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Table 9.2: Lucintel triad – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Table 9.3:Financial Benchmarking of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. against best and
against Top 3 and top 5 industry players’ average
Table 9.4: Strategic execution – perceived customer value / quality
Table 9.5: Strategic execution – promotion / communications
Table 9.6: Strategic execution – product distribution by region
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