WSM-Williams-Sonoma Stock Research, Ratings, and Analysis

Williams-Sonoma (wsm) Stock Research

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SWOT Statistics wsm SWOT Analysis

Strengths + Opportunities = 2

Threats + Weaknesses = 3

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Generic strategies categorize companies by the scope and the strength of their business. Williams-Sonoma does not have a definable strategy, therefore, it risks losing out to firms that concentrate on one particular competitive advantage. (read more).

Company Description: Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is a specialty retailer operating out of North America that sells cookware, cookbooks, culinary and serving equipment, glassware, specialty foods and cooking ingredients, furniture, textiles, and home accessories, linens, soaps, bed and bath accessories, and more. Williams-Sonoma brand names include Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids and West Elm. The company sells its merchandise through several hundred individually-branded retail locations as well as online. Update

Market Research Update

Discretionary Industry Analysis: The consumer discretionary industry includes companies whose sales come from consumer discretionary income purchases. Discretionary income = gross income less taxes and necessities such as rent, mortgage and food. Discretionary Trading Strategy: The consumer discretionary industry tends to be very sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued discretionary investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell discretionary investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase consumer discretionary investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Williams-Sonoma's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise. A culture that experiments produces better long term value. Williams-Sonoma's experimentations yield new products and services that outpace competitive threats.

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