.Ratio calculation of the two companies in 2009 1.1.Return on capital employed(ROCE) operating profit + share of associate(etc) companies’ profit x 100 = Return on capital Long term finance(total asset- current liablities) employed (ROCE) Sainsbury: 673 x 100= 9,46% 7114(=10033-2919) Tesco : 2970 x 100=10,6% 28013(=46053-18040) 1.2.Rate of return on shareholders’ funds (equity) profit for shareholder x 100 = rate of return on shareholders’ funds (equity) stockholders’ funds (equity) Sainsbury: To make further comment we need to investigate further by looking at industry, competitors and economy. There may be other factors causing this ratio to decrease such as a general decline gross margin profit in retail sector affecting all companies, high inflation causing less demand, increasing competition etc. We should do further investigation to make further comment.
The marketing mix consists of the 4 P’s Product, Price, Place and Promotion. Promotion is about how the customers are informed about a particular product or service and plays a vital role. So promotion basically carries the 3 Ps of the marketing mix by presenting that all important information to the right target market.
Investment Ratios: Sainsbury’s 2013 report states that maintaining a strong / efficient capital base will be key to fulfilling their strategic and financial objectives. This is basically the shareholder’s initial equity / monies used to buy shares in the business plus any retained earnings. The capital base is a useful a benchmark for measuring returns relative to initial outlay investment (Investopedia, 2014).
Key stakeholders for Sainsbury’s are; Customers- Customers want the company to improve and give them better value for every product they buy. They want the company to produce high quality products for them. Customers are one of the main stakeholders of private sectors such as Sainsbury’s because without them Sainsbury’s wouldn’t achieve their aim.
Introduction This report aims to evaluate Sainsbury’s policies in Egypt by implementing several frameworks such as SWOT, VRIO and PESTEL analysis, and FDI (Greenfield, Joint venture, Franchising). This report is using former evaluating tools in order to diagnose Sainsbury’s resources and capabilities also for the future movement in Egypt.
Sainsbury’s goal is to reflect they commitment to meeting customers’ needs; however, they want to shop food, clothing, general merchandise and services also they vision is to be trusted retailer where people love to work and shop. They strategy plan is to know they consumers better than anyone else, be there for them whenever they need them also offering great products and services at fair prices. They colleagues make the difference; they value makes them different.
INTRODUCTION OF SAINSBURY:- J Sainsbury plc (Sainsbury) is a retail chain based in the UK. Sainsbury is engaged in grocery retailing through its supermarkets and convenience stores principally in the UK. The company operates its business through three divisions, namely, Retailing, Financial Services and Property Investment. Sainsbury serves its customers through a chain of 537 supermarkets and 335 convenience stores under the brand Sainsburys, and financial services via Sainsburys Bank. Sainsbury offers around 30,000 food and non-food products and services. The company is headquartered in London, the UK J Sainsbury plc Key Recent Developments Mar 11, 2010: Sainsbury launches first bakery college in the UK Mar 08, 2010: Sainsbury to add
Introduction J Sainsbury plc was founded in 1869 in Drury Lane by John James and Mary Ann Sainsbury, and is one of the oldest supermarkets in the United Kingdom. Its current company structure comprises of a chain of 547 supermarkets, 343 convenience stores and the recent addition of Sainsbury’s Pharmacy and
Introduction In the following report we will be going over our analysis and findings during the process of our study of Sainsbury’s internal and external environment.
Business Strategy Name Institution Abstract This paper critically analyses the past and the current market trend, operations, and marketing strategies of Sainsbury’s Company. Different models of analysis were employed to clearly understand the current and previous state of Sainsbury’s. Some of these models include SWOT analysis, PEST analysis, CORE analysis, Porter’s Five Forces model, Key Success Factors, and Ansoff’s Matrix These models help in understanding all aspects that play a role for the success and the failures of the company that include its strengths, weakness, opportunities, threats, and several factors that bolster of hinders the success of the company. I also looked at deep analysis of the success of introducing “Dark
Task-3 Sainsbury’s plc has been operating in the UK market since 1869. Annual report’09 suggests that the company is currently serving 18 million customers each week with strength of 150,000 staff. It floated itself in 1973 under London Stock Exchange in 1973 as the biggest floatation at the time. To understand
4. Promotion – Promotion means making customers aware about your products and introducing the customers with the benefits which they can get by buying their products. They can do advertisements, direct marketing and sales promotion for the promotion of the product.
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY This report provides a view on operations of SAINSBURY’S , the third largest supermarket chain across United Kingdom. SAINSBURY’S , in spite of being the longest standing retail chain has been facing stiff competition from rivals like TESCO , MORRISONS. The competitors seemed to have developed at a faster pace since SAINSBURY’S has been through a difficult time in recent years and TESCO is now twice the size in terms of turnover.
The promotionPromotion is the business of communicating with customers. It will provide information that will assist them in making a decision to purchase a product or service. The pace and creativity of some promotional activities are almost alien to normal business activities.The cost associated with promotion or advertising goods and services often represents a size-able proportion of the overall cost of producing an item. However, successful promotion increases sales so that advertising and other costs are spread over a larger output. Though increased promotional activity is often a sign of a response to a problem such as competitive activity, it enables an organization to develop and build up a succession of messages and can be extremely cost-effective.
Introduction The purpose of this report is to compare and discuss the performance of Sainsbury and Morrison’s, check their performance as a food retailers and evaluate them on CORE framework analysis. The framework comprises four stages: context, overview, ratios and evaluation together with external and internal analysis which will help evaluate and compare two retail companies.