Travel Equipment Market
Shalabh Kumar Arora
Industry of Travel Equipments
“An Analysis of the Product, Place, Price & Promotion Strategies of VIP, Samsonite & Safari in India during 2006-07 and Recommendations thereof”
ICFAI Business School Bangalore
Date: 18th December 2007
“The report is submitted as partial fulfillment of the requirement of MBA Program of ICFAI Business School”
It has been a great pleasure for us to work on the project that was given to us. The topic that was given to us was ‘Analysis of Travel Equipments’.
Our sincere thanks to Mr. Viaswanath our lecturer in Marketing Management for giving us an opportunity to do this project whereby we were given an exposure to the market for Different Products and their Brands which helped us to increase the span of our knowledge and developed our thinking on more practical lines. We thank him for his guidance and support throughout the time when we were working on our project.
We express our sincere thanks to the Dean, Dr. Lata Chakraborthy for giving us an opportunity to go forward with this project and providing us the guidelines on which to work.
We also thank our Director, Prof T.R. Venkatesh without whose constant support we would not have been able to make it.
We would also like to thank every member of our team who has worked hard through every stage of this project right from collection of the data to compilation of the final project.
Indian Luggage Market
Critical View of the Luggage Industry
1 Technological Environment
2 Social Environment
3 Economic Environment
4 Political Environment
Major Players in the Organized Sector
1 Product Portfolio
4 Distribution Network
5 Product Differentiation
8 SWOT Analysis
Competition from Samsonite & the Unorganized Sector
1 Critical Aspects
1 Brand Portfolio
2 Products Lines and Width
3 Distribution Network
6 Product Differentiation
7 Business Strategy of Samsonite
8 Swot Analysis of Samsonite
Products & Pricing
3 Business Gear
4 Shoulder Bags
5 Tote Bags
6 Places and Promotions
7 Push strategy
8 Pull Strategy
rief Insight into Indian Luggage Industry
The luggage industry in India is currently undergoing a consolidation phase. Competition in the sector is expected to intensify with the entry of foreign players like Delsey of France. Companies with good research and development facilities are expected to survive while others may end up as contract manufacturers for the bigger players. The luggage market comprises of three segments namely the premium segment with 15% of total market share, the popular segment and the standard segment....
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