Costa Coffee SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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SWOT analysis of Costa Coffee analyses the brand/company with its strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats. Costa Coffee is one of the leading brands in the food & beverages sector. The table below also lists the top Costa Coffee competitors and elaborates Costa Coffee segmentation, targeting, positioning & USP.

Costa Coffee

Parent Company

Costa Coffee


Coffee joints


Food & Beverages

Tagline/ Slogan

We make it better


Popular British coffee brand now going global with innovative products

Costa Coffee STP


People looking to go to have a coffee and snacks at a hangout place

Target Group

Youth in the middle and higher income groups


The best coffee maker in the business

Costa Coffee SWOT Analysis


Below is the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of Costa Coffee. Strengths are:

1.Excellent brand name and brand visibility

2. Wide range of products.

3. Reputation for value for money.


Here are the weaknesses in the Costa Coffee SWOT Analysis:

1. Present in a limited number of countries

2. Very few number of stores


Following are the Opportunities in Costa Coffee SWOT Analysis:

1. Taking over, merging, or forming strategic alliances with other coffee companies.

2. Expanding in various consumer markets such as in India and china.

3. Continuously expanding


The threats in the SWOT Analysis of Costa Coffee are as mentioned:

1.Threat from existing coffee chains and fast food outlets

2. Intense price competition.

Costa Coffee Competition


Below are the top 4 Costa Coffee competitors:

1.Cafe Coffee Day

2.Barista Lavazza



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