Note: Foot Locker's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Trademark applications show the products and services that Foot Locker is developing and marketing.
Foot Locker's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
GRADE SCHOOL Backpacks, athletic bags, sporting bags
FLX downloadable mobile software application for use in e-commerce and the retail industry for customer loyalty programs
GREENHOUSE Business incubator services, namely development services in the form of supporting new, emerging and start up companies via collaborations and partnerships
Determine whether Foot Locker grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof Foot Locker is relative to the industry overall.
While a new recession may strike a particular industry, measuring the
industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
Market Share of Foot Locker's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Foot Locker, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are similar in business line and location to Foot Locker.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
These companies are in the same general field as Foot Locker and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.