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Colgate-Palmolive Brand Science

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- Flavor has been the

biggest driver in the gel

segment for Close Up

- Stable growth rates

- Penetration in rural

markets is also high


- Colgate has been gaining

popularity, and the versions

such as Max Fresh giving

huge competition to Close



- Only Close Up Red has

been popular, the other

variants only contribute

about 5% to the segment

- Has not been able to use

Modern Trade to complete



- Other flavors such as

Lemon Mint, which had

good advertising and a

fresh feel should be

developed further

SWOT for Pepsodent:

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- Presence in two of the

three existing segments

through Pepsodent and

Pepsodent G

- High credibility attached

to the brand due to

affiliation to Dentists


- Competitors such as

Dabur, Babool increasing

footprint through aquisition

and presence across



- No real exposition to a

wide variety of variants

- Budgetary Constraints


- Rural Penetration is

growing, tap on this

opportunity to grow

footprint in the rural areas,

through smaller packaging


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