Basic Materials - Five Forces Analysis

Basic Materials - Five Forces Analysis

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Intensity of Existing Rivalry

Relatively few competitors (Basic Materials) Few competitors mean fewer firms are competing for the same customers and resources, which is a...
Exit barriers are low (Basic Materials) When exit barriers are low, weak firms are more likely to leave the market, which will increase the...

Bargaining Power of Suppliers

Critical production inputs are similar (Basic Materials) When critical production inputs are similar, it is easier to mix and match inputs, which reduces...
Inputs have little impact on costs (Basic Materials) When inputs are not a big component of costs, suppliers of those inputs have less bargaining power....
Volume is critical to suppliers (Basic Materials) When suppliers are reliant on high volumes, they have less bargaining power, because a producer can...

Threat of Substitutes

Limited number of substitutes (Basic Materials) A limited number of substitutes mean that customers cannot easily find other products or services...

Bargaining Power of Customers

Buyers require special customization (Basic Materials) When customers require special customizations, they are less likely to switch to producers who have...

Threat of New Competitors

Geographic factors limit competition (Basic Materials) If existing competitors have the best geographical locations, new competitors will have a...
Customers are loyal to existing brands (Basic Materials) It takes time and money to build a brand. When companies need to spend resources building a brand,...
High switching costs for customers (Basic Materials) High switching costs make it difficult for customers to change which products they normally...

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