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Halfords Group plc (HFD) - 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.


Halfords Group plc (Halfords) is an in-store retailer of car parts, cycles and accessories and independent operator in garage servicing and auto repair. The product portfolio of the company includes car parts, workshop tools, body repair equipment, in-car entertainment systems, cleaning products, accessories, interior and exterior car styling products, navigation systems, alloy wheels, cycles, roof boxes, cycle carriers, child car seats and outdoor leisure equipment. Halfords operates its business through its retail stores, auto centers and multi-channel offer which include website promotion with direct delivery or collection from store, backed up by in-store services. It has operations in the UK and Republic of Ireland and distribution centers in Coventry and Redditch. Halfords is headquartered in Redditch, Worcestershire, the UK.

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Table Of Contents

Halfords Group plc (HFD) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2

Section 1 - About the Company 6
Halfords Group plc - Key Facts 6
Halfords Group plc - Key Employees 7
Halfords Group plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
Halfords Group plc - Major Products and Services 9
Halfords Group plc - History 10
Halfords Group plc - Company Statement 11
Halfords Group plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 - Company Analysis 13
Halfords Group plc - Business Description 13
Halfords Group plc - Corporate Strategy 14
Halfords Group plc - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Halfords Group plc - Strengths 15
Strength - Market Leading Operations 15
Strength - Operational Network 15
Strength - Business Performance: Autocentres 15
Halfords Group plc - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Substantial Increase in Non-Cash Components of Current Assets 16
Halfords Group plc - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Cycling Market 17
Opportunity - Retail Market in Europe 17
Opportunity - New Products Launch 17
Halfords Group plc - Threats 18
Threat - Highly Competitive Environment 18
Threat - Information Technology Risk 18
Threat - Risks Associated with Suppliers 18
Halfords Group plc - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 21
Performance Chart 23
Financial Performance 23
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25
Halfords Group plc, Recent Deals Summary 26
Section 4 - Appendix 27
Methodology 27
Ratio Definitions 27
About GlobalData 31
Contact Us 31
Disclaimer 31

List of Tables
Halfords Group plc, Key Facts 6
Halfords Group plc, Key Employees 7
Halfords Group plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
Halfords Group plc, Major Products and Services 9
Halfords Group plc, History 10
Halfords Group plc, Subsidiaries 12
Halfords Group plc, Key Competitors 19
Halfords Group plc, Ratios based on current share price 20
Halfords Group plc, Annual Ratios 21
Halfords Group plc, Interim Ratios 24
Halfords Group plc, Recent Deals Summary 26
Currency Codes 27
Capital Market Ratios 27
Equity Ratios 28
Profitability Ratios 28
Cost Ratios 29
Liquidity Ratios 29
Leverage Ratios 30
Efficiency Ratios 30

List of Figures
Halfords Group plc, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 23
Halfords Group plc, Ratio Charts 25

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