Essay on Primark Marketing

1840 Words May 16th, 2015 8 Pages
2013/2014

Anglia Ruskin University

SID: 1232963

Marketing plan for Online Shopping service for Primark

Contents:

Swot Analysis 2
An idea for the new service 4
Future Marketing Strategies 6
3-year Financial Forcast 8
Reference List 9

1. Primark SWOT Analysis
Marketing planning involves looking at all angles, the best strategy that will enable a company utilize it resources efficiently. Organizational resources are scarce and thus planning become inevitable. Analyzing the marketing requires adequate knowledge with proper strategies to seize opportunities that exist. Market planning requires that organization understand their internal and external environment. Internal
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This is due to the fact that it has been able to attract an assortment of customers to its brand. Primark also boasts of a high number of employees as a major strength. Due to the fact that the company is known for rewarding its employees well for their efforts, most of them put immense effort in their work to ensure the success of the company (Associated British Foods, 2012; Key Notes, 2012). Furthermore, Primark’s strength seems to be guaranteed for a considerable period of time since it is evident that the company has made efforts to ensure improvement of its various products and services. Other strengths associated with the company includes; distinctive products as well as the company’s background, a wide range of strategic moves that the company has made in the future and continues to make even presently, and the company’s indisputable workforce diversity among other strengths (Associated British Foods, 2012; Key Notes, 2012).
Weaknesses
Though Primark has major strengths that have seen it grow over the years, it also has its share of weaknesses. One of the major challenges that Primark has faced in the past few years is the increased rivalry from other companies such as Esprit that have produced clothes lines that are a close replication of its products, hence impacting on its profits in a negative way. This made Primark to react in a rather spiteful way because it knew exactly how this would impact on its