George Weston SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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

George Weston

Parent Company

Associated British Foods PLC


Food Retail


Lifestyle and retail

Tagline/ Slogan

The best food in the business


Makes some of Australia & New Zealand's favourite and most innovative products; extremely popular brands especially in bakery



Food stores

Target Group

Middle income households


To delight people every day with the simple pleasure of good food

SWOT Analysis


1.Structured into four businesses in Australia and New Zealand.

Responsible for a range of activities including innovating, manufacturing, marketing, selling and distributing products.
2. Employ more than 6,500 people across 60 sites in Australia and New Zealand.
3. High Brand image with popular products such as Tip Top,Weston Milling, Jasol, KrCastlemaine etc.
4. Large Economies of Scale


1.Perishable nature of its home produced goods put a pressure on inventory costs
2.Rising competition in Australia
3.Managing Internal Labour issues


1.Rising Middle Class
2.Scope towards focusing on developing healthy whole diet foods due to rising consumer preferences
3.Expansion of its existing product line


1.Stiff Competition with other chains
2.Rising costs of raw material and fuel



3.Coles Supermarket

The table above concludes the George Weston SWOT analysis along with its marketing and brand parameters.


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