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Darty plc (DRTY) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review 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.


Darty plc (Darty) is a multi-channel electrical retailer. It sells a wide range of electrical products ranging from major home and small domestic appliances to vision and multimedia products. The company’s product portfolio comprises white, brown and grey electrical goods and related accessories. Its major offerings include refrigerators, washing machines, dish washers, microwaves, coffee machines, irons, DVD players, flat-screen televisions, MP3 players, mobile phones, laptops, and tablets. Besides, Darty offers services such as in-store, and online customer support; home delivery; and after-sales support. It operates through a network of over 400 retail stores under names, Darty, BCC and Vanden Borre. The company principally operates in France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Darty is headquartered in London, England, the UK.

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Table Of Contents

Darty plc (DRTY) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Darty plc - Key Facts 6
Darty plc - Key Employees 7
Darty plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
Darty plc - Major Products and Services 9
Darty plc - History 10
Darty plc - Company Statement 11
Darty plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 - Company Analysis 14
Darty plc - Business Description 14
Darty plc - Corporate Strategy 15
Darty plc - SWOT Analysis 16
SWOT Analysis - Overview 16
Darty plc - Strengths 16
Strength - Product Assortment 16
Strength - Efficient Trading Philosophy 16
Strength - Strong Presence in France 16
Darty plc - Weaknesses 17
Weakness - Increased Credit Risk 17
Darty plc - Opportunities 18
Opportunity - Growing Trend of Online Retailing 18
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 18
Opportunity - Divestitures 18
Darty plc - Threats 19
Threat - Growing Counterfeit Products 19
Threat - Highly Competitive Environment 19
Threat - Seasonality of the Business 19
Darty plc - Key Competitors 20
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 21
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 22
Performance Chart 24
Financial Performance 24
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 26
Darty plc, Recent Deals Summary 27
Section 4 - Appendix 28
Methodology 28
Ratio Definitions 28
About GlobalData 32
Contact Us 32
Disclaimer 32

List of Tables
Darty plc, Key Facts 6
Darty plc, Key Employees 7
Darty plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
Darty plc, Major Products and Services 9
Darty plc, History 10
Darty plc, Other Locations 12
Darty plc, Subsidiaries 12
Darty plc, Key Competitors 20
Darty plc, Ratios based on current share price 21
Darty plc, Annual Ratios 22
Darty plc, Interim Ratios 25
Darty plc, Recent Deals Summary 27
Currency Codes 28
Capital Market Ratios 28
Equity Ratios 29
Profitability Ratios 29
Cost Ratios 30
Liquidity Ratios 30
Leverage Ratios 31
Efficiency Ratios 31

List of Figures
Darty plc, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 24
Darty plc, Ratio Charts 26

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