DSI - Five Forces Analysis

DSI - Five Forces Analysis

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Intensity of Existing Rivalry

Relatively few competitors (DSI) Few competitors mean fewer firms are competing for the same customers and resources, which is a...
Fast industry growth rate (DSI) When industries are growing revenue quickly, they are less likely to compete, because the total...
Exit barriers are low (DSI) 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 (DSI) When suppliers are reliant on high volumes, they have less bargaining power, because a producer can...
Low cost of switching suppliers (DSI) The easier it is to switch suppliers, the less bargaining power they have. Low supplier switching...

Threat of Substitutes

Substantial product differentiation (DSI) When products and services are very different, customers are less likely to find comparable product...
High cost of switching to substitutes (DSI) Limited number of substitutes means that customers cannot easily switch to other products or...
Limited number of substitutes (DSI) A limited number of substitutes mean that customers cannot easily find other products or services...

Bargaining Power of Customers

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

Threat of New Competitors

High capital requirements (DSI) High capital requirements mean a company must spend a lot of money in order to compete in the...
Geographic factors limit competition (DSI) If existing competitors have the best geographical locations, new competitors will have a...
High switching costs for customers (DSI) High switching costs make it difficult for customers to change which products they normally...
High sunk costs limit competition (DSI) High sunk costs make it difficult for a competitor to enter a new market, because they have to...
High learning curve (DSI) When the learning curve is high, new competitors must spend time and money studying the market...

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