Circumstances particular to a given industry that create disadvantages for new...
Characteristics of a given industry, sector or company that make it difficult for new competitors to enter. These barriers can include economies of scale, brand, capital requirements, and government policies. see also critical mass, lock-in.
factors and conditions that make it difficult for a new firm to enter a particular market or industry; e.g., large advertising and promotion budgets of existing companies that serve as an major obstacle for a new firm to enter the market. Some critics claim the result of large budgets is less competition because the large advertisers have competitive advantages such as economies of scale, particularly those associated with media costs. See competitive barriers.
Anything that makes it difficult for a new entrant to break into a market.... more on: Barriers to entry
factors that make it costly for companies to enter an industry. p. 82
Factors influencing the ability to get into a business including economies of scale, product differentiation, capital requirements, cost disadvantages independent of size, access to distribution channels, and government policy. See Creating Your Pitch: Competition.
obstacles that keep new sellers from entering a market. They can be economic, legal, or deliberate.
anything that prevents firms from entering a market.
Factors that restrict entry into an industry and give cost advantages to existing firms. Examples would include the large size of existing firms, control over an essential resource or information, and legal rights such as patents and licenses. View Capstone Lesson(s) that address this concept
Legal or natural impediments protecting a firm from competition form potential new entrants.
Barriers to entry are those things that make it difficult for a new company to compete against companies already established in the field. Examples include such things as patents, trademarks, copyrighted technology, and a dominant brand.
Barriers to entry are factors which make it difficult for a new competitor to break into a market. Some barriers to entry include patents and intellectual property rights, control over essential capital resources, buyer preference for established brands, government licensing or protective legislation, and the existence of increasing returns to sale. The presence of barriers to entry reduces the amount of competition because potential competitors are prevented from enterin the market. Barriers to entry can lead to monopolies or markets dominated by a few large firms.
an additional cost which must be borne by entrants but not by firms already in the industry; or other factors, which enable an incumbent to maintain prices above the competitive level without inducing entry.
an additional cost, or other factors, which must be borne/faced by entrants to a market but not by firms already present in the market.
factors that prevent firms from entering a market, such as government rules or patents
Barriers to entry are legal, financial, logistical, or natural constraints which protect an existing firm from potential competitors. Barriers to entry are a prime source of the market power of a firm and of reducing the level of competition between firms within a market.
conditions that create difficulty for competitors to enter the market. For example, copyrights, trademarks, patents, dedicated distribution channels and high initial investment requirements.
Obstacles new firms may face in entering a market (e.g. technical barriers, political and legal barriers, economies of scale and capital costs. See also Barriers to Exit.
In economics and especially in the theory of competition, barriers to entry are obstacles in the path of a firm which wants to enter a given market.