Using a site such asSedar.com, Google Finance, or Yahoo Finance, look up retail boutiques. List two competitors of Aritzia. Describe Aritzia’s risks related to business operations.

Assignment Question

Case Information: Aritzia Inc.

USE APA STYLE FOR CITATION IF REQUIRED The objective of this exercise is to develop your ability to perform a comprehensive analysis on a set of financial statements. Use the 2022 annual report of Aritzia Inc. (year ended February 27, 2022) from the website https://investors.aritzia.com . Go to the Financial Reports section and click on Fiscal Year 2022.

Part 1: Complete requirement 1 and 2 Part 2: Complete requirement 3, 4 and 5 (Should be on a different document) Part 1 Requirement 1 Provide the following basic information related to Aritzia, including sources as required:

1. Using a site such asSedar.com, Google Finance, or Yahoo Finance, look up retail boutiques. List two competitors of Aritzia.

2. Describe Aritzia’s risks related to business operations.

3. Does Aritzia own any other companies?

4. What is Aritzia’s largest asset? Largest liability?

5. What inventory method does Aritzia use?

6. Does Aritzia have any business interests in foreign countries? Explain your answer.

Requirement 2

Using information you have learned in the text and elsewhere, evaluate Aritzia’s profitability for 2022 compared with 2021. In your analysis, compute the following ratios and then comment on what those ratios indicate.

NOTE: You will have to look up the annual report for 2022 and 2021 to compute averages. See www.sedar.comor use Aritzia’s website. 1. Return on sales 2. Asset turnover 3. Return on assets 4. Leverage ratio 5. Return on equity 6. Gross profit percentage 7. Earnings per share (show computation) 8. Book value per share

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