John Lewis Partnership Plc: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					John Lewis Partnership plc

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John Lewis Partnership plc                                                 Key Employees
                                                                           Name                     Job Title
Fast Facts
                                                                                                    Director - Operational
                                  171 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5NN,   Lesley Ballantyne
Headquarters Address                                                                                Development
                                  United Kingdom
                                                                                                    Director - Retail
                                                                           Andrew Murphy
Telephone                          + 44 0207 8281000                                                Operations
                                                                           Marisa Cassoni           Director - Finance
Fax                               N/A

                                                                           Jane Tozer               Director
Website                           www.johnlewispartnership.co.uk

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange     N/A
                                                                           Company Overview
Number of Employees               76,500
                                                                           John Lewis Partnership plc (John Lewis)
Fiscal Year End                   January
                                                                           operates a chain of department stores,
                                                                           supermarkets and convenience stores under the
Revenue (in US$ million)          11,325.85
                                                                           brand names of John Lewis and Waitrose. Its
Revenue (in GBP million)          7,361.80
                                                                           product range includes consumer electronic
                                                                           items, baked foods, fresh fruit and vegetables,
                                                                           wines, groceries, household items, household
                                                                           electrical  appliances,   clothing,   footwear,
                                                                           furniture, home furnishings, gifts, toys and
                                                                           related accessories. In addition to this, the
SWOT Analysis                                                              company provides home delivery, warranty,
                                                                           maintenance and repair services. The company
Strengths                         Weaknesses                               sells its merchandise through its retail stores,
                                                                           catalog and websites in the UK. John Lewis is
Broad portfolio of products and                                            headquartered in London, the UK.
                                  Geographic concentration
services

Strong growth of Waitrose brand   Limited solvency position

Strong market position                                                     Key Competitors
                                                                           Debenhams plc (Ticker: DEB)
Opportunities                     Threats
                                                                           Marks and Spencer Group plc (Ticker: MKS)
Growth of web-based stores        Aggressive expansion of competitors
                                                                           Next plc (Ticker: NXT)
Strategic partnerships            Public spending cuts
                                                                           Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd
                                  Rise in labor wages
                                                                           Tesco




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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 ............................................................................................................................. 8
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 10
    4.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................10
    4.2      Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................10
    4.3      Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................10
    4.4      Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................11
    4.5      Threats .................................................................................................................................................................11
5     John Lewis Partnership plc - Company Statement ............................................................................. 12
6     John Lewis Partnership plc - History ................................................................................................... 13
7     John Lewis Partnership plc - Key Employees ..................................................................................... 15
8     John Lewis Partnership plc - Locations and Subsidiaries ................................................................. 16
    8.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................16
    8.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................16
9     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 18
    9.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................18
    9.2      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................18




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