Competition09 - Five Forces Analysis

Competition09 - Five Forces Analysis

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Intensity of Existing Rivalry

Relatively few competitors (Competition09) Few competitors mean fewer firms are competing for the same customers and resources, which is a...
Exit barriers are low (Competition09) When exit barriers are low, weak firms are more likely to leave the market, which will increase the...

Bargaining Power of Suppliers

Volume is critical to suppliers (Competition09) When suppliers are reliant on high volumes, they have less bargaining power, because a producer can...
Critical production inputs are similar (Competition09) When critical production inputs are similar, it is easier to mix and match inputs, which reduces...
Low cost of switching suppliers (Competition09) The easier it is to switch suppliers, the less bargaining power they have. Low supplier switching...

Threat of Substitutes

Bargaining Power of Customers

Low buyer price sensitivity (Competition09) When buyers are less sensitive to prices, prices can increase and buyers will still buy the product....
Product is important to customer (Competition09) When customers cherish particular products they end up paying more for that one product. This...

Threat of New Competitors

Strong distribution network required (Competition09) Weak distribution networks mean goods are more expensive to move around and some goods don’t get to...
Industry requires economies of scale (Competition09) Economies of scale help producers to lower their cost by producing the next unit of output at lower...
Geographic factors limit competition (Competition09) If existing competitors have the best geographical locations, new competitors will have a...
Customers are loyal to existing brands (Competition09) It takes time and money to build a brand. When companies need to spend resources building a brand,...
High learning curve (Competition09) When the learning curve is high, new competitors must spend time and money studying the market...
Entry barriers are high (Competition09) When barriers are high, it is more difficult for new competitors to enter the market. High entry...

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