Trader Joe s Company Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Trader Joe's Company

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Trader Joe's Company                                                          Key Employees
                                                                              Name                       Job Title
Fast Facts
                                      800, South Shamrock Avenue, Monrovia,   Bryan Palbaum              Chief Financial Officer
Headquarters Address
                                      91016, United States of America
                                                                                                         Vice President - Human
                                                                              Carol Impara
Telephone                             + 1 626 5993700                                                    Resources
                                                                                                         Senior Vice President -
                                                                              Charles J. Pilliter
Fax                                   + 1 626 3014431                                                    Operations
                                                                                                         Chairman, Chief Executive
                                                                              Daniel T. Bane
Website                               www.traderjoes.com                                                 Officer
                                                                                                         Vice President, Secretary,
                                                                              Mary Genest
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         N/A                                                                Treasurer

Number of Employees                   5,500
                                                                              Company Overview
Fiscal Year End                       N/A
                                                                              Trader Joe's Company (Trader Joe's) is a US-
Revenue (in US$ million)              N/A
                                                                              based company that operates a chain of 338
                                                                              grocery stores in 25 US states. Trader Joe's
                                                                              sells foods and drinks, including dairy products,
                                                                              bread, groceries, daily household articles,
                                                                              organic produce and related products. It also
SWOT Analysis                                                                 offers home delivery, gift cards, discounts on
                                                                              bulk purchases and various offers on its
                                                                              products. The company's specialty is its line of
Strengths                             Weaknesses
                                                                              private-label products covering beverages, soup,
                                                                              snacks and frozen items. The company
New Store Openings                    Geographic Concentration                principally operates in the US and is
                                                                              headquartered in Monrovia, California, USA.
Strong Brand Image                    Product Recalls

                                                                              Key Competitors
Strong Foothold in the US
                                                                              BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc. (Ticker: BJ)
Opportunities                         Threats
                                                                              Safeway Inc. (Ticker: SWY)
Expanding Markets for Private Label
                                      Increase in Organized Retail Crime
Products
                                                                              The Kroger Co. (Ticker: KR)
Growing Demand for Organic Foods      Intense Competition
                                                                              Whole Foods Market, Inc. (Ticker: WFMI)

Recovering Economy                    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     Trader Joe's Company - History ............................................................................................................. 8
4     Trader Joe's Company - Key Employees ............................................................................................... 9
5     Trader Joe's Company - Key Employee Biographies.......................................................................... 10
6     Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 11
    6.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................11
    6.2      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................11




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................5
Table 2: Trader Joe's Company, History ................................................................................................................................8
Table 3: Trader Joe's Company, Key Employees ..................................................................................................................9
Table 4: Trader Joe's Company, Key Emplo
				
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