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. 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 offers its products through various brands such as Trax, Apollo,Urban Escape, Voodoo, exodus, Pendleton and Carerra. The company operates business through two reportable segments, namely, Retail and Autocentres. It operates through over 465 stores across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The company 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 List of Tables 4 List of Figures 5 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 13 Head Office 13 Other Locations and Subsidiaries 13 Section 2 - Company Analysis 14 Halfords Group plc - Business Description 14 Halfords Group plc - Corporate Strategy 15 Halfords Group plc - SWOT Analysis 16 SWOT Analysis - Overview 16 Halfords Group plc - Strengths 16 Strength - Efficient Business Model 16 Strength - Wide Network of Stores in the UK 16 Strength - Leading Position 16 Halfords Group plc - Weaknesses 17 Weakness - Weak Financial Performance 17 Halfords Group plc - Opportunities 18 Opportunity - Growth in Cycling Market 18 Opportunity - Improving Online Retailing 18 Opportunity - Acquisitions 18 Halfords Group plc - Threats 19 Threat - Counterfeit Trade 19 Threat - Highly Competitive Environment 19 Threat - Global Economic Slowdown 19 Halfords Group 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 Halfords Group 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 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 13 Halfords Group plc, Key Competitors 20 Halfords Group plc, Ratios based on current share price 21 Halfords Group plc, Annual Ratios 22 Halfords Group plc, Interim Ratios 25 Halfords Group 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 Halfords Group plc, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 24 Halfords Group plc, Ratio Charts 26