460 - Five Forces Analysis

460 - Five Forces Analysis

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Intensity of Existing Rivalry

Relatively few competitors (460) Few competitors mean fewer firms are competing for the same customers and resources, which is a...
Large industry size (460) Large industries allow multiple firms and produces to prosper without having to steal market share...

Bargaining Power of Suppliers

High competition among suppliers (460) High levels of competition among suppliers acts to reduce prices to producers. This is a positive...
Low concentration of suppliers (460) A low concentration of suppliers means there are many suppliers with limited bargaining power. Low...
Diverse distribution channel (460) The more diverse distribution channels become the less bargaining power a single distributor will...
Critical production inputs are similar (460) When critical production inputs are similar, it is easier to mix and match inputs, which reduces...
Low cost of switching suppliers (460) The easier it is to switch suppliers, the less bargaining power they have. Low supplier switching...

Threat of Substitutes

Substantial product differentiation (460) When products and services are very different, customers are less likely to find comparable product...

Bargaining Power of Customers

Low buyer price sensitivity (460) When buyers are less sensitive to prices, prices can increase and buyers will still buy the product....
Large number of customers (460) When there are large numbers of customers, no one customer tends to have bargaining leverage....

Threat of New Competitors

Strong brand names are important (460) If strong brands are critical to compete, then new competitors will have to improve their brand...
Strong distribution network required (460) Weak distribution networks mean goods are more expensive to move around and some goods don’t get to...

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