Old Spice SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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SWOT Analysis of Old Spice with USP, Competition, STP (Segmentation, Targeting, Positioning) - Marketing Analysis

Old Spice

Parent Company

Proctor and Gamble

Category

Personal Care brand - Beauty and Grooming

Sector

FMCG

Tagline/ Slogan

Smell like a man

USP

Old Spice makes a man more manly and desirable among women

STP

Segment

Men aged between 16 to 40 who shop for personal grooming

Target Group

Men who have active lifestyle and  are outgoing and confident

Positioning

It is a product for people who are man or like to be man

SWOT Analysis

Strengths

1. Successful brand in the global market
2. Excellent product quality
3. Strong distribution channel 
4. Affordable price and strong financial back up due to P&G as the parent company

5. Strong advertising and brand presence

6. Product portfolio includes Antiperspirant, Bar Soap, Body Spray, Body Wash, Deodorant

Weaknesses

1. Intense competition means limited brand loyalty

2. Availability of cheap substitutes and fake products affects brand image

Opportunities

1. Expansion in emerging markets 
2. Young consumers are willing to experiment
3. Expand product line for female customers also

Threats

1. Fierce competition in male deodorant market
2. Economic recession has decreased consumer purchasing power 
3. Bad publicity due to complaints of skin irritation

Competition

Competitors

1. Axe
2. Right Guard
3. Gillette



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