Thorntons PLC (Foodservice): Foodservice - Company Profile & SWOT Report

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Thorntons PLC (Foodservice): Foodservice -
     Company Profile & SWOT Report




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Thorntons PLC (Foodservice)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1      Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2      Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3      Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................5
2     Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................... 6
3     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 7
    3.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................7
    3.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................7
    3.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................7
    3.4      Opportunities ..........................................................................................................................................................7
    3.5      Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................8
4     Company Statement ................................................................................................................................ 9
5     History .................................................................................................................................................... 11
6     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 12
7     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 13
8     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 14
    8.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    8.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................14
9     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 17
    9.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................17
    9.2      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................17




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Thorntons PLC (Foodservice) - SWOT Profile                                                                                                                                  Page 2
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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................................................5
Table 2: History.....................................................................................................................................................................11
Table 3: Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................12
Table 4: Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................13
Table 5: Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................14
Table 6: Locations ................................................................................................................................................................15




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1 Business Analysis

1.1   Company Overview

Thorntons PLC (Thorntons) is involved in manufacturing and sale of chocolate and toffee- products in the UK. The
company manufactures, distributes and retails a wide range of confectionery products such as toffees, fudges, and other
sweet foods. Some of Thornton shops also offer coffee, pastries, and sandwiches. Its products are marketed under
Thorntons brand and offer personalized special message delivery services, home delivery and e-retail services to its
customers. The stores also offer premium and hand-crafted boxed chocolates, chocolate truffles, hampers, corporate
gifts, seasonal candies, gift boxes for special occasions and for kids. Thorntons principally operates in the UK and Ireland
through two subsidiaries: Strand Court Properties Limited and Thorntons (Jersey) Limited.The company operates through
330 own stores and cafes across the UK and Ireland alongside operating 177 franchised stores. Thorntons is
headquartered in Derbyshire, England, the UK.

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