Quiksilver SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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


Parent Company



Apparel and Accessories


Lifestyle and Retail

Tagline/ Slogan

Ride the hazardous wave; When the sun runs our i'll use the moon


Complete surf-wear and board-sportswear brand.



Sporty Men, Women and kids

Target Group

Urban men women and kids from the middle and upper middle class


Exclusive sport-wear brand.

SWOT Analysis


1. Over decades the company has achieved the reputation of being the largest manufacturer of surf-wear and board-sportswear equipment in the world.
2. The brand has a strong presence across the world with it operating over 800 stand-alone stores across five zones, Australia, Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America, with presence in major Retailers through MBO’s.
3. The financial restructuring with Rhone Group has been a success and the returns are paying off.
4. The company has diversified into various product lines like watches, wallets, belts to become a complete sports lifestyle brand

5. Good advertising and brand presence


1. Fake imitations and replica products affect branding and sales
2. In comparison to the rate of production the company has a very low market share in the global market as compared to its competitors


1. The company can go into online sales to reach out to a larger no of customers, which has been an effective retail medium.
2. The company can further concentrate on brand-building of its new product lines which are yet to gain popular attention.
3. The company can explore new markets and sponsor emerging competitions where the sport is growing.


1. The threat for the brand is from environmental regulations for the sport from across the world which can act as a spoil-sport.
2. The company faces the threat of counterfeit products which have caused significant losses
3. The fluctuations in the currency rates across the world can also effect their sales revenues.



1. Nike
2. Adidas
3. Puma

4. Reebok


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