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									       J Sainsbury plc (SBRY) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

       Reference Code: GDRT30445FSA                                                                                   Publication Date: APR 2011

       33 Holborn                              Phone             +44 20 76956000                     Revenue            19,964 (million GBP)
       London, ENG                             Fax               +44 20 76957610                     Net Profit         585 (million GBP)
       EC1N 2HT                                Website           www.j-sainsbury.co.uk               Employees          47,300
                                               Exchange          SBRY [London Stock Exchange         Industry
       United Kingdom                                                                                                   Retailing
                                                                 (LON)]

      Company Overview
       J Sainsbury plc (Sainsbury) is one of the leading food retailer. Currently, the company operates a total of 890 stores, which
       comprises 547 supermarkets and 343 convenience stores. Sainsbury jointly owns Sainsbury’s Bank and Lloyds Banking Group
       and has property joint ventures with Land Securities Group PLC and the British land Company PLC. The group categories its
       business into three operating segments namely Retailing (Supermarkets and Convenience), Financial Services (Sainsbury’s
       Bank joint venture) and Property Investment (Land Securities and the British land Company joint ventures).

      Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                   J Sainsbury plc, SWOT Analysis
      Justin King                            Chief Executive Officer                Strengths                  Weaknesses

      Darren Shapland                        Director
                                                                                    Substantial Presence in the        Limited Presence
      Mike Coupe                             Director                               UK
      John Rogers                            Chief Financial Officer                                                   Falling Market Share in
                                                                                    Strong Financial                   Sector
      David Tyler                            Chairman                               Performance
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData

      Share Data
                                                                                    Opportunities                      Threats
      J Sainsbury plc
       Share Price (GBP) as on 04-Apr-2011                                   3.32   Expansion in to Emerging           Rising Manpower Costs
                                                                                    Markets
       EPS (GBP)                                                             0.32
                                                                                                                       Intense Competition
       Market Cap (million GBP)                                            7,183    Rising Demand for Private
                                                                           9,008    Label Goods
       Enterprise Value (million GBP)
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                        1,866
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                    Research, GlobalData


      Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                    Mar 11, 2010        Sainsbury launches first bakery college in
                                                                                                        the UK
                                                                                    Mar 08, 2010        Sainsbury to add electronics to its website
                                                                                    Mar 02, 2010        Sainsbury's to strengthen supply chain in
                                                                                                        Africa
                                                                                    Feb 19, 2010        Sainsbury's opens new supermarket in
                                                                                                        Dursley, announces recruitments
                                                                                    Feb 18, 2010        Birmingham to get new supermarkets
                                                                                                        under environmental scheme
                                                                                    Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                    Research, GlobalData
       GlobalData




J Sainsbury plc (SBRY) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                         Reference Code: GDRT30445FSA

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      Table of Contents
      Table of Contents........................................................................................................................................................................................................... 2
      List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      List of Figures................................................................................................................................................................................................................. 4
      Section 1 - About the Company ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      J Sainsbury plc - Key Facts............................................................................................................................................................................................ 5
      J Sainsbury plc - Key Employees................................................................................................................................................................................... 6
      J Sainsbury plc - Key Employee Biographies ................................................................................................................................................................ 7
      J Sainsbury plc - Major Products and Services.............................................................................................................................................................. 8
      J Sainsbury plc - History ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 9
      J Sainsbury plc - Company Statement......................................................................................................................................................................... 11
      J Sainsbury plc - Locations And Subsidiaries .............................................................................................................................................................. 13
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 13
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 13
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
      J Sainsbury plc - Business Description ........................................................................................................................................................................ 14
      J Sainsbury plc - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................................................................ 15
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
            J Sainsbury plc - Strengths.................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - Substantial Presence in the UK...................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Strength - Strong Financial Performance........................................................................................................................................................ 15
                  Strength - Well Diversified Customer Base..................................................................................................................................................... 15
            J Sainsbury plc - Weaknesses............................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Weakness - Limited Presence ........................................................................................................................................................................ 15
                  Weakness - Falling Market Share in Sector.................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Weakness - Limited Liquidity Position............................................................................................................................................................. 16
            J Sainsbury plc - Opportunities.............................................................................................................................................................................. 16
                  Opportunity - Expansion in to Emerging Markets............................................................................................................................................ 16
                  Opportunity - Rising Demand for Private Label Goods ................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Opportunity - Increasing Online Shopping ...................................................................................................................................................... 16
                  Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives .................................................................................................................................................................... 16
            J Sainsbury plc - Threats ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Threat - Rising Manpower Costs..................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Threat - Intense Competition........................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Threat - Adverse Economic Conditions........................................................................................................................................................... 17
      J Sainsbury plc - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................................................................... 18
      Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ........................................................................................................................................................................ 19
            Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios................................................................................................................................................................ 19
            Financial R
								
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