Post - Five Forces Analysis

Post - Five Forces Analysis

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Intensity of Existing Rivalry

Government limits competition (Post) Government policies and regulations can dictate the level of competition within the industry. When...
Large industry size (Post) Large industries allow multiple firms and produces to prosper without having to steal market share...

Bargaining Power of Suppliers

Large number of substitute inputs (Post) When there are a large number of substitute inputs, suppliers have less bargaining leverage over...
High competition among suppliers (Post) High levels of competition among suppliers acts to reduce prices to producers. This is a positive...
Diverse distribution channel (Post) The more diverse distribution channels become the less bargaining power a single distributor will...
Low cost of switching suppliers (Post) The easier it is to switch suppliers, the less bargaining power they have. Low supplier switching...

Threat of Substitutes

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

Bargaining Power of Customers

Low dependency on distributors (Post) When produces have low dependence, distributors have less bargaining power. Low dependency...
Product is important to customer (Post) When customers cherish particular products they end up paying more for that one product. This...
Limited buyer choice (Post) When customers have limited choices they end up paying more for the choices that are available....

Threat of New Competitors

Strong distribution network required (Post) Weak distribution networks mean goods are more expensive to move around and some goods don’t get to...
High capital requirements (Post) High capital requirements mean a company must spend a lot of money in order to compete in the...
Geographic factors limit competition (Post) If existing competitors have the best geographical locations, new competitors will have a...
Customers are loyal to existing brands (Post) It takes time and money to build a brand. When companies need to spend resources building a brand,...
High switching costs for customers (Post) High switching costs make it difficult for customers to change which products they normally...
Entry barriers are high (Post) When barriers are high, it is more difficult for new competitors to enter the market. High entry...

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