GSM-FMSB - Five Forces Analysis

GSM-FMSB - Five Forces Analysis

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Intensity of Existing Rivalry

Relatively few competitors (GSM-FMSB) Few competitors mean fewer firms are competing for the same customers and resources, which is a...

Bargaining Power of Suppliers

Large number of substitute inputs (GSM-FMSB) When there are a large number of substitute inputs, suppliers have less bargaining leverage over...
High competition among suppliers (GSM-FMSB) High levels of competition among suppliers acts to reduce prices to producers. This is a positive...
Low cost of switching suppliers (GSM-FMSB) The easier it is to switch suppliers, the less bargaining power they have. Low supplier switching...
Inputs have little impact on costs (GSM-FMSB) When inputs are not a big component of costs, suppliers of those inputs have less bargaining power....
Critical production inputs are similar (GSM-FMSB) When critical production inputs are similar, it is easier to mix and match inputs, which reduces...

Threat of Substitutes

High cost of switching to substitutes (GSM-FMSB) Limited number of substitutes means that customers cannot easily switch to other products or...
Limited number of substitutes (GSM-FMSB) A limited number of substitutes mean that customers cannot easily find other products or services...

Bargaining Power of Customers

Product is important to customer (GSM-FMSB) When customers cherish particular products they end up paying more for that one product. This...
Buyer engaged in long term contracts (GSM-FMSB) Please edit this page to add a description…
Limited buyer choice (GSM-FMSB) When customers have limited choices they end up paying more for the choices that are available....
Low buyer price sensitivity (GSM-FMSB) When buyers are less sensitive to prices, prices can increase and buyers will still buy the product....

Threat of New Competitors

Industry requires economies of scale (GSM-FMSB) Economies of scale help producers to lower their cost by producing the next unit of output at lower...
Geographic factors limit competition (GSM-FMSB) If existing competitors have the best geographical locations, new competitors will have a...
High sunk costs limit competition (GSM-FMSB) High sunk costs make it difficult for a competitor to enter a new market, because they have to...
High capital requirements (GSM-FMSB) High capital requirements mean a company must spend a lot of money in order to compete in the...
High switching costs for customers (GSM-FMSB) High switching costs make it difficult for customers to change which products they normally...
Entry barriers are high (GSM-FMSB) When barriers are high, it is more difficult for new competitors to enter the market. High entry...
High learning curve (GSM-FMSB) When the learning curve is high, new competitors must spend time and money studying the market...

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