A Strategic Analysis of Colgate s Toothpaste Product Line

A Strategic Analysis of Colgate s Toothpaste Product Line


Research Paper (undergraduate) from the year 2010 in the subject Business economics - Marketing, Corporate Communication, CRM, Market Research, Social Media, grade: 73 %, University of Sunderland, language: English, abstract: The Colgate-Palmolive company is acknowledged as the world's leader in personal care. This report analyse the Colgate's current situation in order to give recommendations on their actual toothpaste product line. The report is divided into two parts. The first parts will analysis the current situation of Colgate. On the basis of a Swot analyse the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of the company as well as of Colgate's toothpaste product line will be analysed. Furthermore additional information on the company's current market share, profitability, sales and the external environment of Colgate within the scope of the PEST analysis will be presented. At the end of the first part the competitive advantage of Colgate will be mentioned. The second part includes a suggested marketing strategy of the author using marketing tools such as segmentation targeting & positioning, SMART objectives as well as the marketing mix. To better recommend improvements, the actual state of Colgate referring to their products, objectives, etc. is in some parts shortly mentioned. At the end a conclusion is drawn concerning the current situation of Colgate and suggested improvements for the future.

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Alexander Berger
Paperback | 72 pages
148 x 210 x 4mm | 104g
Publication date
18 Jun 2011
GRIN Publishing
Publication City/Country
Norderstedt, Germany
Edition Statement
1. Auflage.
Illustrations note
1 Farbabb.