DWP - Five Forces Analysis

DWP - Five Forces Analysis

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Intensity of Existing Rivalry

Government limits competition (DWP) Government policies and regulations can dictate the level of competition within the industry. When...
Relatively few competitors (DWP) Few competitors mean fewer firms are competing for the same customers and resources, which is a...

Bargaining Power of Suppliers

Volume is critical to suppliers (DWP) When suppliers are reliant on high volumes, they have less bargaining power, because a producer can...
Low concentration of suppliers (DWP) A low concentration of suppliers means there are many suppliers with limited bargaining power. Low...

Threat of Substitutes

Substitute has lower performance (DWP) A lower performance product means a customer is less likely to switch from DWP to another product or...
Substitute is lower quality (DWP) A lower quality product means a customer is less likely to switch from DWP to another product or...
Substitute product is inferior (DWP) An inferior product means a customer is less likely to switch from DWP to another product or...
Substantial product differentiation (DWP) When products and services are very different, customers are less likely to find comparable product...
High cost of switching to substitutes (DWP) Limited number of substitutes means that customers cannot easily switch to other products or...
Limited number of substitutes (DWP) A limited number of substitutes mean that customers cannot easily find other products or services...

Bargaining Power of Customers

Buyers require special customization (DWP) When customers require special customizations, they are less likely to switch to producers who have...
Low dependency on distributors (DWP) When produces have low dependence, distributors have less bargaining power. Low dependency...
Product is important to customer (DWP) When customers cherish particular products they end up paying more for that one product. This...
Large number of customers (DWP) When there are large numbers of customers, no one customer tends to have bargaining leverage....
Limited buyer choice (DWP) When customers have limited choices they end up paying more for the choices that are available....

Threat of New Competitors

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

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