EMC - Five Forces Analysis

EMC - Five Forces Analysis

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Intensity of Existing Rivalry

Fast industry growth rate (EMC) When industries are growing revenue quickly, they are less likely to compete, because the total...
Entry barriers are low (EMC) Please edit this page to add a description…
Low storage costs (EMC) When storage costs are low, competitors have a lower risk of having to unload their inventory all at...
Large industry size (EMC) Large industries allow multiple firms and produces to prosper without having to steal market share...

Bargaining Power of Suppliers

Larger capital for research and development (EMC) Please edit this page to add a description…
Large number of substitute inputs (EMC) When there are a large number of substitute inputs, suppliers have less bargaining leverage over...
High competition among suppliers (EMC) High levels of competition among suppliers acts to reduce prices to producers. This is a positive...
Diverse distribution channel (EMC) The more diverse distribution channels become the less bargaining power a single distributor will...
Volume is critical to suppliers (EMC) When suppliers are reliant on high volumes, they have less bargaining power, because a producer can...
Low cost of switching suppliers (EMC) The easier it is to switch suppliers, the less bargaining power they have. Low supplier switching...

Threat of Substitutes

High number of substitutes (EMC) Please edit this page to add a description…
Substitute is lower quality (EMC) A lower quality product means a customer is less likely to switch from EMC to another product or...
High cost of switching to substitutes (EMC) Limited number of substitutes means that customers cannot easily switch to other products or...
Substitute has lower performance (EMC) A lower performance product means a customer is less likely to switch from EMC to another product or...

Bargaining Power of Customers

High dependency on distributors (EMC) Please edit this page to add a description…
Buyers require special customization (EMC) When customers require special customizations, they are less likely to switch to producers who have...
Low buyer price sensitivity (EMC) When buyers are less sensitive to prices, prices can increase and buyers will still buy the product....
Product is important to customer (EMC) When customers cherish particular products they end up paying more for that one product. This...
Large number of customers (EMC) When there are large numbers of customers, no one customer tends to have bargaining leverage....

Threat of New Competitors

High capital requirements (EMC) High capital requirements mean a company must spend a lot of money in order to compete in the...
Strong brand names are important (EMC) If strong brands are critical to compete, then new competitors will have to improve their brand...
Advanced technologies are required (EMC) Advanced technologies make it difficult for new competitors to enter the market because they have to...
Industry requires economies of scale (EMC) Economies of scale help producers to lower their cost by producing the next unit of output at lower...
Patents limit new competition (EMC) Patents that cover vital technologies make it difficult for new competitors, because the best...
High learning curve (EMC) When the learning curve is high, new competitors must spend time and money studying the market...
Customers are loyal to existing brands (EMC) It takes time and money to build a brand. When companies need to spend resources building a brand,...
High switching costs for customers (EMC) High switching costs make it difficult for customers to change which products they normally...

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