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Costco Wholesale Corporation - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review

30 pages — Published Feb 16, 2010
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Costco Wholesale Corporation - Financial and Strategic Analysis ReviewSummary Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) is an in-store retailer, operating a chain of membership warehouses. The company also offers its products online, through websites including in the US and in Canada. The company's product category includes sundries, hardlines, food, softlines, fresh food and ancillary and others. In addition, the company also operates gasoline stations in the US and Canada. Costco has 566 operational warehouses comprising of 413 in the US and Puerto Rico, 32 in Mexico, 77 in Canada, 21 in the UK, nine in Japan, seven in Korea, six in Taiwan and one in Australia. Costco is headquartered in Issaquah, Washington, United StatesGlobal Markets Directs Costco Wholesale Corporation - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review is an in-depth business, strategic and financial analysis of Costco Wholesale Corporation. The report provides a comprehensive insight into the company, including business structure and operations, executive biographies and key competitors. The hallmark of the report is the detailed strategic analysis of the company. This highlights its strengths and weaknesses and the opportunities and threats it faces going forward. Scope- Provides key company information for business intelligence needs- The companys strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed. Financial, strategic and operational factors are considered. - The opportunities open to the company are considered and its growth potential assessed. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted. - The report contains critical company information - business structure and operations, the company history, major products and services, key competitors, key employees and executive biographies, different locations and important subsidiaries.- The report provides detailed financial ratios for the past five years as well as interim ratios for the last fourinterim periods.- Financial ratios include profitability, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Reasons to buy- A quick one-stop-shop to understand the company.- Enhance business/sales activities by understanding customers businesses better.- Get detailed information and financial & strategic analysis on companies operating in your industry.- Identify prospective partners and suppliers - with key data on their businesses and locations.- Capitalize on competitors weaknesses and target the market opportunities available to them.- Compare your companys financial trends with those of your peers / competitors.- Scout for potential acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies strategic, financial and operational performance.

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