CTM - Five Forces Analysis

CTM - Five Forces Analysis

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Intensity of Existing Rivalry

Fast industry growth rate (CTM) When industries are growing revenue quickly, they are less likely to compete, because the total...
Relatively few competitors (CTM) Few competitors mean fewer firms are competing for the same customers and resources, which is a...

Bargaining Power of Suppliers

High competition among suppliers (CTM) High levels of competition among suppliers acts to reduce prices to producers. This is a positive...
Low concentration of suppliers (CTM) A low concentration of suppliers means there are many suppliers with limited bargaining power. Low...
Inputs have little impact on costs (CTM) When inputs are not a big component of costs, suppliers of those inputs have less bargaining power....
Critical production inputs are similar (CTM) When critical production inputs are similar, it is easier to mix and match inputs, which reduces...
Volume is critical to suppliers (CTM) When suppliers are reliant on high volumes, they have less bargaining power, because a producer can...

Threat of Substitutes

Substitute has lower performance (CTM) A lower performance product means a customer is less likely to switch from CTM to another product or...
Substitute is lower quality (CTM) A lower quality product means a customer is less likely to switch from CTM to another product or...
Substitute product is inferior (CTM) An inferior product means a customer is less likely to switch from CTM to another product or...

Bargaining Power of Customers

Buyers require special customization (CTM) When customers require special customizations, they are less likely to switch to producers who have...
Limited buyer information availability (CTM) When buyers have limited information, they are at a disadvantage in negotiations with sellers....
Product is important to customer (CTM) When customers cherish particular products they end up paying more for that one product. This...
Limited buyer choice (CTM) When customers have limited choices they end up paying more for the choices that are available....

Threat of New Competitors

Geographic factors limit competition (CTM) If existing competitors have the best geographical locations, new competitors will have a...
High learning curve (CTM) When the learning curve is high, new competitors must spend time and money studying the market...
Entry barriers are high (CTM) When barriers are high, it is more difficult for new competitors to enter the market. High entry...

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