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Schwarz Beteiligungs GmbH                                             Company Overview

Fast Facts                                                            Schwarz Beteiligungs GmbH (Schwarz Group) is
                                                                      a wholesaler and a multi-format retailer. It
Headquarters Address            35, Neckarsulm, 74172, Germany        operates     food     stores,       supermarkets,
                                                                      hypermarkets and discount stores. Schwarz
Telephone                       + 49 7132 9400200                     Group operates a chain of supermarkets and
                                                                      hypermarkets under the banners including
Fax                             + 49 7132 944200
                                                                      Kaufland, Handelshof and Kaufmarkt; and
                                                                      discount stores under the banner - Lidl. It
Website                         www.kaufland.de
                                                                      wholesale markets are operated under the
                                                                      trademark - Ruef. The company principally
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange   N/A
                                                                      operates in over 23 European countries through
Number of Employees             290,000
                                                                      more than 9,000 stores. It is privately-held and is
                                                                      controlled by Schwarz family. The company is
Fiscal Year End                 December                              headquartered in Neckarsulm, Germany.

Revenue (in US$ million)        73,066.67                             Key Competitors
Revenue (in EUR million)        54,800.00                             Aldi GmbH & Co. oHG

                                                                      Carrefour S.A. (Ticker: CA)

                                                                      Edeka Zentrale AG & Co. KG

SWOT Analysis                                                         Marktkauf Holding GmbH

Strengths                       Weaknesses                            Metro AG (Ticker: MEO)

Broad product offering          Allegations of mistreatment

Low-cost strategy               Patent infringement lawsuit

Strong foothold across Europe

Opportunities                   Threats

Growth in e-business            Aggressive expansion by competitors

New store openings              Changing demographics

Recovery of economies           Rising manpower costs




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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     SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 6
    2.1      SWOT Analysis - Overview ....................................................................................................................................6
    2.2      Strengths ................................................................................................................................................................6
    2.3      Weaknesses ...........................................................................................................................................................6
    2.4      Opportunities ..........................................................................................................................................................7
    2.5      Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................7
3     Schwarz Beteiligungs GmbH - History ................................................................................................... 9
4     Schwarz Beteiligungs GmbH - Locations and Subsidiaries ............................................................... 10
    4.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................10
    4.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................10
5     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 11
    5.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................11
    5.2      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................11




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................5
Table 2: Schwarz Beteiligungs GmbH, History ......................................................................................................................9
Table 3: Schwarz Beteiligungs GmbH, Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................10
Table 4: Schwarz Beteiligungs GmbH, Locations ................................................................................................................10




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1 Business Analysis

1.1   Company Overview

Schwarz Beteiligungs GmbH (Schwarz Group) is a wholesaler and a multi-format retailer. It operates food stores,
supermarkets, hypermarkets and discount stores. Schwarz Group operates a chain of supermarkets and hyperma
								
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