Bed Bath & Beyond Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail stores. It sells a range of domestics merchandise, including bed linens and related items, bath items, and kitchen textiles; and home furnishings, such as kitchen and tabletop items, fine tabletop, basic housewares, general home furnishings, consumables, and juvenile products. It also provides various textile products, amenities, and other goods to institutional customers in the hospitality, cruise line, healthcare, and other industries. As of February 25, 2017, the company had a total of 1,546 stores, includes 1,023 Bed Bath & Beyond stores in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Canada; 276 stores under the names of World Market, Cost Plus World Market, or Cost Plus; 113 buybuy BABY stores in 35 states and Canada; 80 stores under the CTS name; and 54 stores under the Harmon name. It also offers products through various Websites and applications, such as bedbathandbeyond.com, bedbathandbeyond.ca, harmondiscount.com, christmastreeshops.com, buybuybaby.com, buybuybaby.ca, harborlinen.com, t-ygroup.com, and worldmarket.com. In addition, the Company operates Of a Kind, an e-commerce Website that features specially commissioned limited edition items from emerging fashion and home designers; One Kings Lane, an online authority in home decor and design that offers a collection of selected home goods, and designer and vintage items; PersonalizationMall.com, an online retailer of personalized products; Chef Central, an online retailer of kitchenware, cookware, and homeware items catering to cooking and baking enthusiasts; and Decorist, an online interior design platform that provides personalized home design services. Bed Bath & Beyond Inc. was founded in 1971 and is based in Union, New Jersey.
Business Analysis of Bed Bath & Beyond
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- Revenue Growth: Bed Bath & Beyond reported a revenue growth of 1.9% year-on-year during 2016. Home Improvement Retail Industry grew at 5.7% in the same period
- COGS share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Bed Bath & Beyond spent 61.8% of its total revenues on COGS. Home Improvement Retail industry average (COGS share of revenue) in the same period was 64.8%
- R&D share of Revenues: Bed Bath & Beyond R&D share of Revenues details are not available because either company does not share the data or we do not have it
- SG&A share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Bed Bath & Beyond spent 26.5% of its total revenues on Sales, Marketing, and General Administration (SG&A). Home Improvement Retail industry average SG&A spending in the same period was 22.3%
- Inventory share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Bed Bath & Beyond spent 23.5% of its total revenues on Inventories. Home Improvement Retail industry average Inventory spending in the same period was 15.6%
- Accounts Payable share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Bed Bath & Beyond invested 9.1% of its total revenues on Accounts Payable (A/P) Home Improvement Retail industry average Accounts Payable investment in the same period was 8.2%
- Accounts Receivable share of Revenues: Bed Bath & Beyond Accounts Receivable share of Revenues details are not available because either company does not share the data or we do not have it
- PP&E share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Bed Bath & Beyond invested 14.3% of its total revenues on Property, Plants, and Equipments (PP&E). Home Improvement Retail industry average PPE investment in the same period was 26.6%
- Intangibles share of Revenues: As a percentage of revenue, Bed Bath & Beyond invested 4.0% of its total revenues on Intangibles. Home Improvement Retail industry average Intangibles investment in the same period was 2.0%
- Net Margins: Bed Bath & Beyond Net Margins in the year 2016 were 7.0%. Home Improvement Retail industry average Net Margins in the same period were 6.3%
Sector and Industry Association of Bed Bath & Beyond
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Bed Bath & Beyond is associated with Retail Sector and Home Improvement Retail Industry.
Retail sector is comprised of the following industries: Broadline Retail; Grocery Retail; Specialty Retail; Apparel Retail; Home Improvement Retail; Specialized Consumer Services. The definitions for each of the industries is as follows:
- Broadline Retail industry includes retail outlets and wholesalers offering a wide variety of products including both hard goods and soft goods.
- Grocery Retail industry includes retail stores that primarily offer non-perishable food that is packaged in cans, bottles and boxes, with some also having fresh produce, butchers, delis, and bakeries
- Specialty Retail industry includes retailers and wholesalers concentrating on a Single Class of Goods, such as electronics, books, automotive parts or closeouts. It also includes automobile dealerships, video rental stores, dollar stores, duty-free shops and automotive fuel stations not owned by oil companies.
- Apparel Retail industry consists of retailers and wholesalers specializing mainly in Clothing, Shoes, Jewelry, Sunglasses and Other accessories.
- Home Improvement Retail industry includes retailers and wholesalers concentrating on the sale of home improvement products, including Garden Equipment, Carpets, Wallpaper, Paint, Home Furniture, Blinds and Curtains, and Building materials.
- Specialized Consumer Services industry includes providers of consumer services such as Auction Houses, Day-care Centers, Dry Cleaners, Schools, Consumer Rental Companies, Veterinary Clinics, Hair Salons and providers of Funeral, Lawn-maintenance, Consumer-storage, Heating and Cooling installation and Plumbing services.
Industry Ranking of Bed Bath & Beyond
With $12.1 billion revenues, Bed Bath & Beyond ranked number 3 of all the companies in the US Home Improvement Retail industry. There were a total of 14 public companies in the US Home Improvement Retail industry that had revenues greater than $50 million during 2016.
The top-10 companies in the US Home Improvement Retail industry by revenues during 2016 were:
- Home Depot ($88.5 billion)
- Lowe's ($59.1 billion)
- Bed Bath & Beyond ($12.1 billion)
- Williams-Sonoma ($5 billion)
- Restoration Hardware ($2.1 billion)
- Pier 1 Imports ($1.9 billion)
- La-Z-Boy ($1.5 billion)
- Tuesday Morning ($956.4 million)
- Haverty Furniture Companies ($821.6 million)
- Ethan Allen Interiors ($794.2 million)
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