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Sears Canada Inc. (SCC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Sears Canada Inc. (Sears) is a multi-channel retailer. The company provides a variety of merchandise ranging from apparel to electronics to houseware. The company‘s product line includes apparel, footwear, jewelry, home improvements, furniture, appliances, electronics and several others. The company offers its merchandise through specialty stores, including department stores, outlet stores and other store formats; catalog and website. It offers various private label and national brands. Sears is also engaged in real estate business through joint venture interest in shopping centers. The company operates its business through one reportable business segments, namely, Merchandising. Sears is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The strategy of the company consist of entering new markets and enhancing its customer base, in line with this strategy, recently the company launched a new baby department in its stores across Canada. The company also opened its largest store in Pinecrest Shopping Centre.

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									               Sears Canada Inc. (SCC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                            Review
        Reference Code: GDRT32835FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: AUG 2012

          Suite 700, 290 Yonge St.                           Phone              +1 416 3621711                  Revenue          4,619.30 (million CAD)
          TORONTO, ON                                        Fax                +1 416 9412321                  Net Profit       -50.30 (million CAD)
          M5B 2C3                                            Website            www.sears.ca                    Employees        30,000
                                                                                SCC [Toronto         Stock
          Canada                                             Exchange                                           Industry         Retailing
                                                                                Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Sears Canada Inc. (Sears) is a multi-channel retailer. The company provides a variety of merchandise ranging from apparel to
       electronics to houseware. The company‘s product line includes apparel, footwear, jewelry, home improvements, furniture,
       appliances, electronics and several others. The company offers its merchandise through specialty stores, including department
       stores, outlet stores and other store formats; catalog and website. It offers various private label and national brands. Sears is also
       engaged in real estate business through joint venture interest in shopping centers. The company operates its business through
       one reportable business segments, namely, Merchandising.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Sears Canada Inc., SWOT Analysis
         Calvin McDonald                     Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         William C. Crowley                  Chairman
                                                                                                                             Dependence on Leased
         E. J. Bird                          Director                                 Strong Store Network
                                                                                                                             Properties
         William R. Harker                   Director                                 One-Stop Shop Services
                                                                                                                             Product Recalls
         R. Raja Khanna                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Growing Demand for Private             Highly Competitive Industry
         Sears Canada Inc.                                                            Label Products
                                                                                                                             Stringent Laws and Regulations
        Share Price (CAD) as on 24-Aug-                                10.75          Energy Efficiency Initiatives
        2012
        EPS (CAD)                                                       -0.48
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million CAD)                                       1,056         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million CAD)                                   994
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     103
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




Sears Canada Inc. (SCC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis                                                                Reference Code: GDRT32835FSA
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Sears Canada Inc. - Key Facts........................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Sears Canada Inc. - Key Employees .................................................................................................................................................. 5
       Sears Canada Inc. - Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................................ 6
       Sears Canada Inc. - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................................................. 7
       Sears Canada Inc. - History ............................................................................................................................................................... 9
       Sears Canada Inc. - Company Statement ........................................................................................................................................ 12
       Sears Canada Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................. 16
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 16
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 16
          Joint Venture................................................................................................................................................................................. 17
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 18
       Sears Canada Inc. - Business Description ....................................................................................................................................... 18
       Sears Canada Inc. - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................................................... 20
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 20
          Sears Canada Inc. - Strengths...................................................................................................................................................... 20
             Strength - Strong Store Network ............................................................................................................................................... 20
             Strength - One-Stop Shop Services .......................................................................................................................................... 20
             Strength - Diversified Retail Channels....................................................................................................................................... 20
          Sears Canada Inc. - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................................ 20
             Weakness - Dependence on Leased Properties ....................................................................................................................... 20
             Weakness - Product Recalls ..................................................................................................................................................... 20
          Sears Canada Inc. - Opportunities ................................................................................................................................................ 21
             Opportunity - Growing Demand for Private Label Products....................................................................................................... 21
             Opportunity - Energy Efficiency Initiatives ................................................................................................................................. 21
             Opportunity - Growing Opportunities in E-Retail ....................................................................................................................... 21
          Sears Canada Inc. - Threats ......................................................................................................................................................... 21
             Threat - Highly Competitive Industry ......................................................................................................................................... 21
             Threat - Stringent Laws and Regulations ................................................................................................................................
								
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