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									  Pathmark Stores, Inc.
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Pathmark Stores, Inc.: Retail - Company Profile &
                 SWOT Report




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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     Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 6
3     Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................... 7
4     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 8
    4.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................8
    4.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................8
    4.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................8
    4.4      Opportunities ..........................................................................................................................................................8
    4.5      Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................9
5     History .................................................................................................................................................... 10
6     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 11
7     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 12
8     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 13
    8.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................13
    8.2      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................13




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................5
Table 2: History.....................................................................................................................................................................10
Table 3: Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................................11
Table 4: Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................12




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Pathmark Stores, Inc. - SWOT Profile                                                                                                                                       Page 3
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1 Business Analysis

1.1   Company Overview

Pathmark Stores, Inc. (Pathmark Stores) is an in-store retailer, operating supermarkets across the US. The product
portfolio includes flour, dry beans, baking soda, canned foods, eggs, vegetables, bakery items, dairy products,
delicatessen items, dry grocery products, pet supplies, produce and stationery. The company also provides generic and
bulk drugs and several pharmacy related services, which include prescription refill, prescription home delivery, insurance
services and other related services. The company operates more than 155 supermarkets in New Jersey, New York,
Pennsylvania and Delaware states in the US. Currently, the company operates as a subsidiary of The Great Atlantic &
Pacific Tea Company, Inc. Pathmark Stores is headquartered in Montvale, the US.

1.2   Business Description

Pathmark Stores operates a chain of super markets in the US. The company operates over 155 supermarkets offering
general merchandise, grocery and pharmaceutical products. Currently, it operates as a subsidiary of The Great Atlantic &
Pacific Tea Company, Inc. (A&P).

The company sells its products under three store brands, Food Basics, Home Basics and America's Choice. Under the
Food Basics brand, it offers grocery products such as ground beef, cereal, beef, cheese, peanut butter and jelly. It also
provides flour, dry beans, baking soda, canned foods, eggs, vegetables, bakery items, dairy products, delicatessen items,
dry grocery products, pet supplies, produce and stationery. Under Home Basics brand the company offer
								
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