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Porter's Five Forces

Barriers to Entry

  • Absolute cost advantages
  • Proprietary learning curve
  • Access to inputs
  • Government policy-may allow monopolies (ex. utility companies) but heavily regulates the industry
  • Economies of scale
  • Capital requirements
  • Brand Identity
  • Switching costs
  • Access to distribution networks
  • Expect retaliation
  • Proprietary products (patents, trademarks, copyright, etc.)

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