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SUPERVALU INC. (SVU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review Summary Supervalu Inc. (Supervalu) is a wholesale and retail grocery chain. The company is principally engaged in retail food services, and distribution services. The company‘s retail operations are handled through approximately 2,500 stores and distributes to approximately 2,200 stores. Retail food segment operates through combination of food and pharmacy stores, food stores, and limited assortment food stores. Distribution network operates 23 facilities serving other retailers. The company operates through banners including Acme Markets, Albertsons, Bristol Farms, bigg’s, Cub Foods, Farm Fresh, Hornbacher’s, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Save-A-Lot, Shaw’s Supermarkets, Shop ‘n Save, Shoppers Food & Pharmacy and Star Markets. Supervalu principally operates in the US and employs about 190,000 people. SUPERVALU INC. Key Recent Developments… Oct 12, 2010: Acuity Brands' Lithonia Lighting In SuperValu's Expanded Store Network Deployment Of RTLED Luminaires, Following Successful Trial Sep 22, 2010: SUPERVALU Partners With WWF To Reduce GHG Emissions Jun 29, 2010: Albertsons And SunEdison Activate Solar Power Systems At Albertsons’ Grocery Stores In California Apr 20, 2010: Supervalu to change its board of directors composition Apr 08, 2010: Supervalu Names New Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer This comprehensive SWOT profile of SUPERVALU INC. provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better. The profile contains critical company information including: - Business description – A detailed description of the

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									              SUPERVALU INC. (SVU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                        Review

      Reference Code: GDRT33285FSA                                                                                    Publication Date: MAY 2011

      11840 Valley View Road                Phone             +1 952 8284000                          Revenue            37,534 (million USD)
      Eden Prairie, MN                      Fax               +1 952 8288955                          Net Profit         -1,510 (million USD)
      55344                                 Website           www.supervalu.com                       Employees          142,000
      United States                         Exchange          SVU [New York Stock Exchange]           Industry           Retailing

      Company Overview
      Supervalu Inc. (Supervalu) is a wholesale and retail grocery chain. The company is principally engaged in retail food services,
      and distribution services. The company‘s retail operations are handled through approximately 2,500 stores and distributes to
      approximately 2,200 stores. Retail food segment operates through combination of food and pharmacy stores, food stores, and
      limited assortment food stores. Distribution network operates 23 facilities serving other retailers.

      Key Executives                                                               SWOT Analysis
                     Name                                   Title                  SUPERVALU INC., SWOT Analysis
      Jeffrey Noddle                        Chairman                               Strengths              Weaknesses

      Craig Herkert                         Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                   Strong Foothold in the Market High Debt-Equity Ratio
      Sherry M. Smith                       Senior Vice President, Finance
      Irwin Cohen                           Director                               Diversified Retail Channels        Declining Operating Margin
      Ronald E. Daly                        Director
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData
                                                                                   Opportunities                      Threats
      Share Data
                                                                                   Increasing Demand for              Rising Manpower Cost
      SUPERVALU INC.                                                               Private Labels
       Share Price (USD) as on 13-May-2011                                10.88                                       Geographic Concentration
                                                                           -7.12   Increasing Expenditure on
       EPS (USD)
                                                                                   Healthcare in the US
       Market Cap (million USD)                                           2,321

       Enterprise Value (million USD)                                     8,900

       Shares Outstanding (million)                                         212    Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance                                                        Recent Developments
                                                                                   Oct 12, 2010        Acuity Brands' Lithonia Lighting In
                                                                                                       SuperValu's Expanded Store Network
                                                                                                       Deployment Of RTLED Luminaires,
                                                                                                       Following Successful Trial
                                                                                   Sep 22, 2010        SUPERVALU Partners With WWF To
                                                                                                       Reduce GHG Emissions

                                                                                   Jun 29, 2010        Albertsons And SunEdison Activate Solar
                                                                                                       Power Systems At Albertsons’ Grocery
                                                                                                       Stores In California
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,     Apr 20, 2010
       GlobalData                                                                                      Supervalu to change its board of directors
                                                                                                       composition
                                                                                   Apr 08, 2010        Supervalu Names New Executive Vice
                                                                                                       President, Chief Information Officer
                                                                                   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                   Research, GlobalData




SUPERVALU INC. (SVU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                           Reference Code: GDRT33285FSA

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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
      SUPERVALU INC. - Key Facts ...................................................................................................................................................................................... 5
      SUPERVALU INC. - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................................................. 6
      SUPERVALU INC. - Key Employee Biographies........................................................................................................................................................... 7
      SUPERVALU INC. - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................................................ 8
      SUPERVALU INC. - History......................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
      SUPERVALU INC. - Company Statement ................................................................................................................................................................... 12
      SUPERVALU INC. - Locations And Subsidiaries......................................................................................................................................................... 13
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 13
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 13
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 15
      SUPERVALU INC. - Business Description .................................................................................................................................................................. 15
      SUPERVALU INC. - Corporate Strategy...................................................................................................................................................................... 16
      SUPERVALU INC. - SWOT Analysis........................................................................................................................................................................... 17
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 17
            SUPERVALU INC. - Strengths .............................................................................................................................................................................. 17
                  Strength - Strong Foothold in the Market ........................................................................................................................................................ 17
                  Strength - Diversified Retail Channels ............................................................................................................................................................ 17
                  Strength - Efficient Use of Resources ............................................................................................................................................................. 17
            SUPERVALU INC. - Weaknesses ......................................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Weakness - High Debt-Equity Ratio................................................................................................................................................................ 17
                  Weakness - Declining Operating Margin......................................................................................................................................................... 17
                  Weakness - Limited Liquidity Position............................................................................................................................................................. 18
            SUPERVALU INC. - Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................................ 18
                  Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Private Labels ...................................................................................................................................... 18
                  Opportunity - Increasing Expenditure on Healthcare in the US ...................................................................................................................... 18
                  Opportunity - Rising Demand for Online Shopping ......................................................................................................................................... 18
            SUPERVALU INC. - Threats ................................................................................................................................................................................. 19
                  Threat - Rising Manpower Cost ...................................................................................................................................................................... 19
                  Threat - Geographic Concentration................................................................................................................................................................. 19
                  Threat - Highly Competitive Industry............................................................................................................................................................... 19
      SUPERVALU INC. - Key Competitors ......................................................................................................................................................................... 20
      Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ........................................................................................................................................................................ 21
            Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios................................................................................................................................................................ 21
            Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios............................................................................................................................................................................ 21
            Performance Chart ................................................................................................................................................................................................ 23
            Financial Performance........................................................................................................................................................................................... 23
            Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios............................................................................................................................................................................ 24
            Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts .....................................................................................
								
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