Hospira SWOT Analysis, USP & Competitors

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


Parent Company



Health care


Medical Equipment

Tagline/ Slogan

Advancing Wellness


Broad commitment to healthcare, supported by a wide variety of products that help improve the well being of patients around the world



Injectable drugs and infusion technologies

Target Group

Patients, hospitals


Progressive, positive and purposeful approach

SWOT Analysis


1. Portfolio of specialty injectable drugs
2. Strategic acquisitions enabling Hospira to strengthen its business
3. product portfolio includes cardiovascular drugs, analgesics,  nesthetics, anti-infectives and oncology injectables
4. broad product portfolio in the specialty injectable pharmaceuticals market helps Hospira in catering to its customer needs besides enhancing the company’s brand image

5. Good market reputation and wide variety of services offered

6. Strong customer centric approach


1. FDA warning letter regarding Rocky Mount manufacturing facility
2. Intense competition means limited growth in market share


1. Further expansion in emerging countries likely to strengthen Hospira’s manufacturing capacity
2. Launch of generic injectable pharmaceutical products
3. Global tie-ups and associations can strengthen brand


1. Dependence on GPO and IDN pricing agreements could affect margins
2. Intense competition could affect the company’s market share
3. Exposure to cost-containment efforts may have a negative impact on the company’s sales and profitability



1. Baxter International Inc.
2. Pfizer Inc
3. Terumo Corporation

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


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