Marketing the pride of Nepal: Goldstar Shoes

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Project Title: Marketing the pride of Nepal: Goldstar Shoes
Author: Ms. Simran Shrestha
Advisor: Asst. Prof. Dr. Rathavoot Ruthankoon
Degree: Bachelor of Business Administration (International Program)
Major: Finance and Marketing
Faculty: Business Administration
Semester / Academic year: 2/2017


Shrestha, Simran. (2017). Marketing the pride of Nepal: Goldstar Shoes. (Cooperative Education). Bangkok: Siam University.


Modern Slipper Industries was launched in the mid-1970s. Since its inception, the group has established itself as the biggest footwear-producing group in Nepal. It falls under the corporate umbrella of “universal Group”. In early eighties, they introduced Hawaii Slippers called HATHI, which is now widely available throughout the country. In 1990, the company launched a mid priced, value for money brand called GOLDSTAR to service more price conscious markets. GOLDSTAR is a robust brand made with genuine materials and modern technology. GOLDSTAR is now sold in all over Nepal and gradually it is gaining popularity in Indian market too. Since its revamp in recent year, Goldstar has been able to capture majority of the Nepalese shoes market. Because of the price of the product along with the marketing efforts by the company, people gave Goldstar a warm welcome and the brand is able to associate itself with patriotic feeling.

Modern slipper industries have always prioritized the R&D of new cutting edge products, technology and customer service to expand the business into a new market, which has helped the company form a strong relationships around India and throughout the country with their distributors and their customers.

Therefore, to understand the market, I was assigned to research on the internal and external analysis of the company and assist with the marketing campaign of the products.

Keywords:  Marketing, Patriotic feeling, Franchise, Production.

Marketing the pride of Nepal: Goldstar Shoes

Faculty of Business Administration, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand

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