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									                 C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDWS27991SA                                                                                          Publication Date: DEC 2012

          7 Corporate Drive                                  Phone             +1 603 3547000                   Revenue         20,400 (million USD)
          Keene, NH                                          Fax               +1 603 3544690                   Net Profit      NA
          03431                                              Website           www.cswg.com                     Employees       16,681 (Estimated)
          United States                                      Exchange                                           Industry        Wholesale

       Company Overview
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. (C&S) is a wholesale distributor of food and non-food items to grocery chains and food retailers.
       The company supplies food merchandize such as produce, fresh and frozen bakery items, dairy and meat products, and health
       and beauty aids. While non-food items include tobacco and related products, which are supplied to its corporate customers. It
       serves some of the largest supermarket chains in the nation from over 70 warehouse facilities spread across the US. It operates
       in more than 50 locations in 12 states in the country. The company is headquartered in Keene, New Hampshire, the US.
       Key Executives                                                             SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                Title                     C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Rick Cohen                        Chairman                                Strengths                            Weaknesses
         Bruce Johnson                     Executive Vice President,
                                                                                   Product and Service Portfolio        Market Concentration
                                           Human Resources
         Michael Newbold                   Chief           Administrative          Strong Foothold in the Market
                                           Officer
         Bob Palmer                        Chief Procurement Officer               Opportunities                        Threats
         Scott Charlton                    Executive Vice President,
                                           Operations                              Private Label Gaining                Rising Counterfeit Goods
                                                                                   Momentum                             Market
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData
                                                                                   Rising Popularity of Online          Volatile US Economy
                                                                                   Shopping
        Key Competitors
         Unified Grocers, Inc.
                                                                                  Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research, GlobalData
         Variety Wholesalers, Inc.
         Wakefern Food Corp.
         SUPERVALU INC.
        Wegmans Food Markets, Inc.
        Source: Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Key Facts .......................................................................................................................................... 4
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................. 5
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................................... 6
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................ 7
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - History............................................................................................................................................... 8
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Company Statement ......................................................................................................................... 9
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries............................................................................................................. 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Business Description ...................................................................................................................... 12
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - SWOT Analysis............................................................................................................................... 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Strengths ..................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Product and Service Portfolio ................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Strong Foothold in the Market .................................................................................................................................. 13
             Strength - Operational Network ................................................................................................................................................. 13
          C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Weaknesses................................................................................................................................ 14
             Weakness - Market Concentration ............................................................................................................................................ 14
          C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Private Label Gaining Momentum ....................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Rising Popularity of Online Shopping .................................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Increasing Restaurant Business .......................................................................................................................... 14
          C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Threats ........................................................................................................................................ 15
             Threat - Rising Counterfeit Goods Market ................................................................................................................................. 15
             Threat - Volatile US Economy ................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Intense Competition ..................................................................................................................................................... 15
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................. 16
       C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc., Recent Deals Summary ................................................................................................................... 17
       Section 3 – Appendix .....................................................................................
								
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