Costco Wholesale Corporation: Retail - Company Profile, SWOT and Financial Analysis

Date: February 3, 2016
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Costco Wholesale Corporation: Retail - Company Profile, SWOT and Financial Analysis
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SYNOPSIS

Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) is an operator of warehouse clubs based in the US. The company operates a chain of membership warehouses, which offers a wide range of products under hardlines, foods, softlines, fresh foods, sundries, and ancillary and other categories. The company's product portfolio includes package food, dry food, candy, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, snacks, cleaning and institutional supplies, electronics, hardware, appliances, garden and patio, health and beauty aids, bakery, meat, deli and apparel. It also offers several services such as pharmacy, food court, optical services, gas stations, home delivery, bottle water delivery, mortgage purchase and refinancing, business phone services, payroll services, auto and home insurance, and life insurance. It retails its merchandise through several online websites across the US, Mexico, the UK and Canada. The company's operations span across the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, the UK, Australia, Taiwan, Spain, Korea, Australia and Japan. Costco is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, the US.
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  • The company profile relays all current information about the business operations, including key employees, major products and services, company history, locations and subsidiaries alongside a supporting statement from the Chairman and Managing Director.
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KEY HIGHLIGHTS

Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) is an operator of warehouse clubs based in the US. The company operates a chain of membership warehouses, which offers a wide range of products under hardlines, foods, softlines, fresh foods, sundries, and ancillary and other categories. The company's product portfolio includes package food, dry food, candy, tobacco, alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, snacks, cleaning and institutional supplies, electronics, hardware, appliances, garden and patio, health and beauty aids, bakery, meat, deli and apparel. It also offers several services such as pharmacy, food court, optical services, gas stations, home delivery, bottle water delivery, mortgage purchase and refinancing, business phone services, payroll services, auto and home insurance, and life insurance. It retails its merchandise through several online websites across the US, Mexico, the UK and Canada. The company's operations span across the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, the UK, Australia, Taiwan, Spain, Korea, Australia and Japan. Costco is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, the US.
1 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION

2 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - KEY EMPLOYEES

3 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - KEY EMPLOYEES BIOGRAPHIES

4 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - MAJOR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

5 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - HISTORY

6 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - COMPANY STATEMENT

7 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - LOCATIONS AND SUBSIDIARIES

7.1 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Head Office
7.2 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Other Locations and Subsidiaries

8 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - BUSINESS ANALYSIS

8.1 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Company Overview
8.2 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Business Description

9 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - SWOT ANALYSIS

9.1 Costco Wholesale Corporation - SWOT Analysis - Overview
9.2 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Strengths
  9.2.1 Strength - Improving Operating Margin
  9.2.2 Strength - High Inventory Turnover Ratio
9.3 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Weaknesses
  9.3.1 Weakness - Product Recalls
9.4 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Opportunities
  9.4.1 Opportunity - Strengthening Service Business
  9.4.2 Opportunity - Focuses on Warehouses
9.5 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Threats
  9.5.1 Threat - Foreign Exchange Risks
  9.5.2 Threat - Expansion by Competitors

10 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - COMPANY FINANCIAL ANALYSIS

10.1 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators

11 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - INTERIM RATIOS

  11.1.1 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Financial ratios: Capital Market Ratios
11.2 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Financial Performance and Ratio Charts
  11.2.1 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Revenue and Operating margin
  11.2.2 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Asset and Liabilities
  11.2.3 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Operational Efficiency
  11.2.4 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Solvency
  11.2.5 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Valuation
11.3 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Competitive Benchmarking
  11.3.1 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Market Capitalization
  11.3.2 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Efficiency
  11.3.3 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Turnover: Inventory and Asset
  11.3.4 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Liquidity

12 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS AND PARTNERSHIPS

12.1 Costco Wholesale Corporation - MandA and Partnerships Strategy

13 COSTCO WHOLESALE CORPORATION - RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

14 APPENDIX

14.1 Methodology
14.2 Costco Wholesale Corporation - Ratio Definitions
14.3 Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Key Employees
Table 2: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Key Employees Biographies
Table 3: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Major Products and Services
Table 4: Costco Wholesale Corporation - History
Table 5: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Subsidiaries
Table 6: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Locations
Table 7: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Annual ratios
Table 8: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Interim ratios
Table 9: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Capital Market Ratios

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Revenue and Operating Profit
Figure 2: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Asset and Liabilities
Figure 3: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Operational Efficiency
Figure 4: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Solvency
Figure 5: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Valuation
Figure 6: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Market Capitalization
Figure 7: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Efficiency
Figure 8: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Turnover: Inventory and Asset
Figure 9: Costco Wholesale Corporation - Liquidity

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