Groupe Galeries Lafayette: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Groupe Galeries Lafayette

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Groupe Galeries Lafayette                                                     Key Employees
                                                                              Name                          Job Title
Fast Facts
                                     40 boulevard Haussmann, Paris, 75009,    Philippe Houze                Chairman
Headquarters Address
                                     France
                                                                              Ugo Supino                    Chief Financial Officer
Telephone                            N/A
                                                                                                            Chief Executive Officer -
Fax                                  N/A                                                                    Department Stores
                                                                              Paul Delaoutre
                                                                                                            Division, Galeries
Website                              N/A                                                                    Lafayette /BHV
                                                                                                            Chief Executive Officer -
                                                                              Philippe Lemoine
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange        N/A                                                                    Laser
                                                                                                            Senior Vice President -
Number of Employees                  45,132                                   Laurent Haynez                Strategy and Business
                                                                                                            Development
Fiscal Year End                      December                                                               Chief Executive Officer -
                                                                              Nicolas Houze
                                                                                                            Louis Pion - Royal Quartz
Revenue (in US$ million)             6,758.67
                                                                              Company Overview
Revenue (in EUR million)             5,069.00

                                                                              Groupe Galeries Lafayette (GGL) operates
                                                                              department stores in France. It is an investment
                                                                              holding company that operates through its
                                                                              subsidiaries including Galeries Lafayette, BHV
SWOT Analysis                                                                 and Louis Pion and Royal Quartz. The
                                                                              company’s product portfolio includes private-
Strengths                            Weaknesses                               label and designer clothing, accessories,
                                                                              watches, home furnishing and decorative items.
Multiple Retail Formats              Geographic Concentration                 It also sells beauty products, household goods,
                                                                              groceries and cosmetics. GGL offers its
Strong Store Network                                                          merchandise through 659 outlets including 112
                                                                              affiliated stores. In addition, the company
                                                                              provides loyalty program and financial services.
Opportunities                        Threats
                                                                              GGL is headquartered in Paris, France.
Expanding Operations into Emerging
                                     Economic Instability of the EU Nations
Markets                                                                       Key Competitors
Popularity of E-Commerce             Low Cost Stores Gaining Popularity
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 4
    1.1     Company Overview .................................................................................................................................................4
    1.2     Business Description ...............................................................................................................................................4
    1.3     Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................5
2     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ............................................................................................. 6
    2.1     M&A and Partnerships Strategy ..............................................................................................................................6
3     Recent Developments ............................................................................................................................. 7
4     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 8
    4.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview .....................................................................................................................................8
    4.2     Strengths .................................................................................................................................................................8
    4.3     Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................................8
    4.4     Opportunities ...........................................................................................................................................................8
    4.5     Threats ......................................................................................................................
								
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