Schnucks SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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


Parent Company

Schnuck Markets, Inc.





Tagline/ Slogan

Fresh foods


One stop grocery shop



Based on income of the households

Target Group

Middle and upper middle class families


Provides quality fresh products and services with great offers

SWOT Analysis


1. The company was started in 1939 and now operates nearly 100 stores with over 15000 employees
2. Schnucks is one of the largest privately held supermarket chains in the United States
3. Schnucks also ran stores under the Logli Supermarkets and Hilander Foods banners
4. Schnucks has supported charitable causes, including the United Way, The Salvation Army Tree of Lights, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, St. Louis Variety - The Children's Charity, and Operation Food Search which highly increases brand credibility

6. Offers departmental stores as well as pharmacy facilities which gathers in more customers

7. Provides various discounts, coupons and savings offers time to time to have customer loyalty and retention

8. Provides recipe ideas and party planning ideas to enhance its brand equity

9. The quality of the healthcare provided by Schnucks Pharmacy was recognized when it was named "Pharmacy Chain of the Year”


1. Less into global market expansion especially to untapped emerging economies
2. Less into digital marketing and social media marketing
3. Not entered into online grocery ordering and delivery services sector


1. Involve more in digital and social media marketing to reach out to more customers
2. Expand into global market where there is huge potential
3. Provide online grocery ordering and delivery facilities


1. Less entry barriers for retail industry
2. Heavy competition from global competitors
3. Less switching costs for the customers



1. Kroger
2. Roundy’s
3. National supermarkets


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