Bob - Five Forces Analysis

Bob - Five Forces Analysis

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Intensity of Existing Rivalry

Fast industry growth rate (Bob) When industries are growing revenue quickly, they are less likely to compete, because the total...

Bargaining Power of Suppliers

High competition among suppliers (Bob) High levels of competition among suppliers acts to reduce prices to producers. This is a positive...
Low cost of switching suppliers (Bob) The easier it is to switch suppliers, the less bargaining power they have. Low supplier switching...
Critical production inputs are similar (Bob) When critical production inputs are similar, it is easier to mix and match inputs, which reduces...

Threat of Substitutes

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

Bargaining Power of Customers

Product is important to customer (Bob) When customers cherish particular products they end up paying more for that one product. This...
Large number of customers (Bob) When there are large numbers of customers, no one customer tends to have bargaining leverage....

Threat of New Competitors

Strong distribution network required (Bob) Weak distribution networks mean goods are more expensive to move around and some goods don’t get to...
Strong brand names are important (Bob) If strong brands are critical to compete, then new competitors will have to improve their brand...
High capital requirements (Bob) High capital requirements mean a company must spend a lot of money in order to compete in the...
Industry requires economies of scale (Bob) Economies of scale help producers to lower their cost by producing the next unit of output at lower...
Entry barriers are high (Bob) When barriers are high, it is more difficult for new competitors to enter the market. High entry...

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