Auchan SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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

Auchan

Parent Company

Mulliez Group

Category

Retail

Sector

Lifestyle and Retail

Tagline/ Slogan

Life, the real one  - (La Vie, La Vraie“(French))

USP

Low price and large product selection for better quality life

Auchan STP

Segment

Price conscious group

Target Group

Upper middle class and lower middle class

Positioning

Product for better quality life

Auchan SWOT Analysis

Strengths

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

1. Strong worldwide presence in over 12 countries
2. Divergent product offering according to region,category
3. Wide range of products and service offerings
4. One of the Biggest hypermarket in world with over 260,000 employees

5. Attractive promotional offers given regularly to attract customers

6. Own label product brands

7. Innovative and efficient services

Weaknesses

Here are the weaknesses of Auchan :

1. Brand recall difficult due to different names for different stores

2. Have not targeted high premium segment

3. Global penetration is restricted compared to some other leading stores

Opportunities

Following are the Opportunities of Auchan :

1. Joint venture with various outside county retailors

2. International tie-ups and tapping emerging economies

Threats

The threats of Auchan are as mentioned :

1. Facing controversy related to labour policyin some countries

2. RestringLaws of FDI investment in other countries

Auchan Competition

Competitors

Below are the 8 main Auchan competitors :

1.Carrefour S.A

2. Casino Guichard S.A.

3. Castorama S.A.

4. E. Leclerc Guyenne et Gascogne S.A.

5. Lidl& Schwarz Stiftung

6.METRO AG

7. Pinault-Printemps-Redoute S.A.

8. Royal Ahold N.V.


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