Ponds SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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


Parent Company

HUL (Unilever)




Personal Care – Skin Care

Tagline/ Slogan

Ponds: where your real age vanishes; Ponds, for timeless beauty; The miracle is you


Pond’s, has been listening to women’s needs and desires for 150 years and delivering new products customized to their needs



Personal Skin Cream – Range of variant creams

Target Group

Women with beauty as a priority


Helping women across the world to help care for their skin

SWOT Analysis


1. Pond’s has many good quality products which care for and restore the skin’s natural balance
2. Pond’s range includes Pond’s Age Miracle, Flawless White, Perfect Results and White Beauty
3. Products are free from any toxic or mercury content
4. Excellent advertising and branding as Pond’s is one of the most recognized brands
5. The packaging of Pond’s products are eye-catching, suitable for its target market


1. Most products have limited packaging sizes, which may be inconvenient for some consumers
2. Intense competition in the cosmetics industry from international brands


1. Expansion of cosmetics industry into semi-urban and rural areas of the country
2. Targeting audience from all age groups


1. High price for the products can limit potential consumers
2. Cosmetic Care still not a market in rural parts of the country
3. Availability of cheaper products from other brands in the market



1. Nivea
2. Charmise


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