Douglas Holding AG (DOU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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Douglas Holding AG (Douglas) a retail company. The company offers perfumes, books, jewelry, confectionary and fashionable line of clothing. In addition it provides various related service such as home delivery and shipping, gift cards, variable mode of payment and product replacement warranty and online bookstores. Douglas offers products under five banners, namely, Douglas, Thalia, Christ, Hussel and AppelrathCupper. The company along with its subsidiaries operates in Germany and other 22 countries such as Austria, France, Spain, the US, Poland, Hungary and others. Douglas is headquartered in Hagen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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									            Douglas Holding AG (DOU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
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        Reference Code: GDRT28910FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: AUG 2012

          Kabeler Strasse 4                                  Phone              +49 2331 6900                   Revenue          3,378.80 (million EUR)
          Hagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen                         Fax                +49 2331 690271                 Net Profit       86.70 (million EUR)
                                                                                www.douglas-
          58099                                              Website                                            Employees        22,492
                                                                                holding.com
          Germany                                            Exchange           DOU [XETRA]                     Industry         Retailing

       Company Overview
       Douglas Holding AG (Douglas) a retail company. The company offers perfumes, books, jewelry, confectionary and fashionable
       line of clothing. In addition it provides various related service such as home delivery and shipping, gift cards, variable mode of
       payment and product replacement warranty and online bookstores. Douglas offers products under five banners, namely, Douglas,
       Thalia, Christ, Hussel and AppelrathCupper. The company along with its subsidiaries operates in Germany and other 22
       countries such as Austria, France, Spain, the US, Poland, Hungary and others. Douglas is headquartered in Hagen, North Rhine-
       Westphalia, Germany.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Douglas Holding AG, SWOT Analysis
         Henning Kreke                       Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Burkhard Bamberger                  Chief Financial Officer
         Anke Giesen                         Chief Human           Resources          Strong Profitability Indicators        Stores Closures
                                             Officer
                                                                                      Diversified Business Operation
         Michael Busch                       Director, Book Division
         Manfred Kroneder                    Director, Jewelry, Fashion
                                             and          Confectionery               Opportunities                          Threats
                                             Divisions
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Private Label Gaining                  Highly Competitive
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Momentum                               Environment
       Share Data                                                                     Growing Opportunities in E-            Growing Counterfeit Products
         Douglas Holding AG                                                           Retailing

        Share Price (EUR) as on 10-Aug-                                33.05
        2012                                                                         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        EPS (EUR)                                                        2.20
        Market Cap (million EUR)                                       1,202
        Enterprise Value (million EUR)                                 1,399
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       39
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




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




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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
       Douglas Holding AG - Key Facts ........................................................................................................................................................ 4
       Douglas Holding AG - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................... 5
       Douglas Holding AG - Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................................................. 6
       Douglas Holding AG - Major Products and Services .......................................................................................................................... 7
       Douglas Holding AG - History............................................................................................................................................................. 8
       Douglas Holding AG - Company Statement ..................................................................................................................................... 10
       Douglas Holding AG - Locations And Subsidiaries........................................................................................................................... 12
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Douglas Holding AG - Key Manufacturing Facilities ......................................................................................................................... 14
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Douglas Holding AG - Business Description .................................................................................................................................... 15
       Douglas Holding AG - Corporate Strategy........................................................................................................................................ 16
       Douglas Holding AG - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................................................. 17
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Douglas Holding AG - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................... 17
             Strength - Strong Profitability Indicators .................................................................................................................................... 17
             Strength - Diversified Business Operation................................................................................................................................. 17
             Strength - Geographic Landscape ............................................................................................................................................ 17
          Douglas Holding AG - Weaknesses .............................................................................................................................................. 17
             Weakness - Stores Closures ..................................................................................................................................................... 17
          Douglas Holding AG - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................. 18
             Opportunity - Private Label Gaining Momentum ....................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Growing Opportunities in E-Retailing ................................................................................................................... 18
             Opportunity - Key Business Initiatives ....................................................................................................................................... 18
          Douglas Holding AG - Threats ...................................................................................................................................................... 18
             Threat - Highly Competitive Environment .................................................................................................................................. 18
             Threat - Growing Counterfeit Products ...................................................................................................................................... 19
             Threat - Global Economic Scenario........................................................................................................................................... 19
       Douglas Holding AG - Key C
								
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