Mckesson Pharmaceutical SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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

Mckesson Pharmaceutical

Parent Company

Mckesson Pharmaceutical




Pharma and Healthcare

Tagline/ Slogan

Empowering healthcare


McKesson makes business of healthcare run better

Mckesson Pharmaceutical STP


Pharmaceutical distributors & healthcare technology

Target Group

Pharmacies, medical and pharmaceutical manufacturers, hospitals, and insurers


McKesson is dedicated to delivering the vital medicines, medical supplies and information technologies that enable the health care industry to provide patients better, safer care.

Mckesson Pharmaceutical SWOT Analysis


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

1. They offer diversified solution portfolio

2. they have more than 36000 employees

3.Major strengths of McKesson pharma is 2700+ healthmart retail pharmacy franchise

4. They have customer base of 100000+ physician customers

5. Strong balance sheet & solid liquidity position
6. It has its international offices at Australia, Ireland, France, the Netherlands and the UK


Here are the weaknesses of Mckesson Pharmaceutical :

1. Reliance on limited business segments

2. Legal complications in patents and drug-testing


Following are the Opportunities of Mckesson Pharmaceutical :

1. Robust market for generic medicines

2. Expanded healthcare needs of ageing population

3. Public policy agenda supporting access to healthcare solutions

4. Higher margin business in fast growth sector such as oncology


The threats of Mckesson Pharmaceutical are as mentioned :

1. Changes in legal aspect of healthcare business

2. Other major software players entering healthcare sector

Mckesson Pharmaceutical Competition


Below are the 2 main Mckesson Pharmaceutical competitors :

1. Cardinal Health
2. AmerisourceBergen

The brandguide table above concludes the Mckesson Pharmaceutical SWOT analysis along with its marketing and brand parameters. Similar analysis has also been done for the competitors of the company belonging to the same category, sector or industry.


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