Overview – SWOT – Strategies – Recent Events – Financial Indicators
Exclusive extracts from this 26-page-long report:
- Who is the player?
Founded in 1959 in the French town of Annecy as a discount supermarket, Carrefour is today the world's second largest retailer after Walmart, with over 12,300 stores across more than 30 countries. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
In January 2018, Carrefour announced “Carrefour 2022”, the company's programme to transform its operations in a changing global retail environment. The company is no longer able to rely exclusively on its pioneering hypermarket concept to generate sales and an emphasis on enhancing its omnichannel offering is at the heart of its plans. The growth of domestic competitors like E.Leclerc thanks to such strategies well as the recent tie-up between Casino and Amazon, have made such changes a necessity. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Europe's largest and the world's second largest retailer by revenues
Broad geographic presence globally (stores in more than 30 countries) and a large store network (12,300 stores in FY2017) […]
The company's strongest presence is in mature European markets where long-term growth prospects are low
Late push to develop omnichannel services means it is playing catch up with industry peers […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators included in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Number of employees, Number of stores, Sales by segment, Sales performance by segment, Number of stores by region, Change in number of stores by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.