Medtronic SWOT Analysis, Competitors & USP

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


Parent Company



Healthcare Industry


Pharma and Healthcare

Tagline/ Slogan

Innovating for Life


Work across borders, across disciplines, and across industries to deliver new and innovative medical technology solutions

Medtronic STP


Therapies and equipments

Target Group

Hospitals, health clinics, healthcare providers, and government agencies


To contribute to human welfare by application of biomedical engineering in the research, design, manufacture, and sale of instruments or appliances that alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life

Medtronic SWOT Analysis


Below is the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) Analysis of Medtronic :

1. Fast industry growth with less competition
2. Strong brand name and ability leverage technology
3. Strong supply chain
4. Economies of scales due to large scale operations


1.Lack of stability in performance
2.Relationship with suppliers and other partners
3.Weak numbers across gross margin , operating margin and net margin compared to industry averages


1.New products and new markets
2.Mergers and acquisitions to gain strategic advantage
3.Focus on technology and improving research capabilties


1.Mature markets – Need for geographical expansion
2.Political risk – government interventions
3.Volatile costs and revenue due to fluctuating exchange rates

Medtronic Competition


Below are the 3 main Medtronic competitors :

1.Johnson & Johnson
2.St Jude Medical Inc
3.Boston Scientific Corporation

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