JD Sports Fashion Plc (JD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: November 7, 2012
Pages: 31
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JD Sports Fashion Plc (JD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

JD Sports Fashion Plc (JDS) is a sports and casual wear retailing company. The company offers several products in clothing, footwear and accessories for men, women and children. The product portfolio of the company comprises shirts, t-shirts, sandals, shoes, jackets, swim wear, gloves and sunglasses. JDS markets products of various brands such as Adidas, Nike, Puma, Bench, Kickers, Timberland, Diadora, Only, Animal, Lacoste, Speedo and Samsonite. JDS operates its business through four reportable segments, namely, Sport retail, Fashion Retail, Distribution and Outdoor retail. The company operates 503 Sports Fascias stores and over 121 Fashion Fascias stores. It is a holding company of Pentland Group Plc. JDS is headquartered in Bury, the UK.

The company focuses on increasing its reach through mergers and acquisitions. In line with this, recently it acquired Blacks Leisure Group Plc, which is a retailer of apparel, specialist outdoor footwear and equipment

This comprehensive SWOT profile of JD Sports Fashion Plc provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
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JD Sports Fashion Plc - Key Facts
JD Sports Fashion Plc - Key Employees
JD Sports Fashion Plc - Key Employee Biographies
JD Sports Fashion Plc - Major Products and Services
JD Sports Fashion Plc - History
JD Sports Fashion Plc - Company Statement
JD Sports Fashion Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries


JD Sports Fashion Plc - Business Description
JD Sports Fashion Plc - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
JD Sports Fashion Plc - Strengths
Strength - Wide Product Offerings
Strength - Store Network
JD Sports Fashion Plc - Weaknesses
Weakness - Operational Efficiency
Weakness - Decline in Liquidity Position
JD Sports Fashion Plc - Opportunities
Opportunity - Expansion through Acquisitions
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: E-Retail
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Fitness Industry
JD Sports Fashion Plc - Threats
Threat - Highly Competitive Market
Threat - Global Economic Scenario
Threat - Counterfeit Goods Market
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences
JD Sports Fashion Plc - Key Competitors


Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Recent Deals Summary


Ratio Definitions
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JD Sports Fashion Plc, Key Facts
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Key Employees
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Key Employee Biographies
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Major Products and Services
JD Sports Fashion Plc, History
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Subsidiaries
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Key Competitors
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Ratios based on current share price
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Annual Ratios
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Interim Ratios
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios


JD Sports Fashion Plc, Performance Chart (2008 - 2012)
JD Sports Fashion Plc, Ratio Charts
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