Marketing Stragety - Cobra Beer V/S Kingfisher

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Executive Summary:

In this project, I have compared the analysis, existing marketing strategies and recommend the future strategy for both products which Cobra Beer and Kingfisher Beer. The aim of this report is to compare both of the products in the UK market and to get the future forecast that where both of the products have place in the market.
The reason I have chosen those products is just because I am working for Cobra Beer head office and I wasn’t difficult for me to get the information for the company’s product I am working for. As far Kingfisher Beer is concern, I have really put my efforts searching for there marketing analysis and their strategies. For that I have consult many website and read plenty of articles related to Kingfisher Beer. I have also interviewed ex employee from Kingfisher Beer, who really had helped me a lot giving the facts and figure of current Kingfisher Beer market. And in the end I had also give the trend comparing among those products and their current market shares not only in UK’s market but also in different countries.

Introduction:

Cobra Beer:
Cobra Beer Ltd. was founded in 1989 by Karan Bilimoria, then aged 27 and £20,000 in debt. A Cambridge law graduate and qualified Chartered Accountant, Bilimoria launched Cobra Beer when it became clear to him that Britain needed a smoother, less gassy lager that appealed to both ale drinkers and lager drinkers alike, and also complement all types of cuisines. "I saw that the market was dominated by harsh, gassy Euro fizz beers, all poor partners to food and so I wanted to produce a premium, high quality lager which would complement rather than fight against food."
Cobra 5.0% Premium Beer is brewed to an authentic Indian recipe using the finest natural ingredients. A unique blend of barley malt and yeast with maize, hops and rice gives Cobra it’s distinctive, clean and extra smooth taste. The 660ml bottles are great for sharing with friends at the dining table, which is



References: • Philip, Veronica, John, Gary, (2005), Principle Of Marketing, Fourth European Edition, Prentice Hall. • www.cobrabeer.com • www.kingfisherworld.com • www.kingfisherlager.co.uk • www.google.com/trends

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