barriers to entry

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  • barriers to entry — Factors that prevent competitors from entering a particular market. These factors may be innocent, e. g. an absolute cost advantage on the part of the firm that dominates the market, or deliberate, such as high spending on advertising to make it… …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • Barriers To Entry — The existence of high start up costs or other obstacles that prevent new competitors from easily entering an industry or area of business. Barriers to entry benefit existing companies already operating in an industry because they protect an… …   Investment dictionary

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  • Barriers to exit — In economics, barriers to exit are obstacles in the path of a firm which wants to leave a given market or industrial sector. These obstacles often cost the firm financially to leave the market and may prohibit it doing so. If the barriers of exit …   Wikipedia

  • barrier to entry — bar‧ri‧er to en‧try [ˌbæriə tʊ ˈentri ǁ riər ] noun barriers to entry PLURALFORM [countable] ECONOMICS COMMERCE something that prevents companies entering an industry, for example the need for a lot of capital or strict government regulations: •… …   Financial and business terms

  • barrier to entry — /ˌbæriə tυ entri/ noun a factor that makes it impossible or unprofitable for a company to try to start selling its products in a particular market (NOTE: Barriers to entry may be created, for example, when companies already in a market have… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • barrier to entry — /ˌbæriə tυ entri/ noun a factor that makes it impossible or unprofitable for a company to try to start selling its products in a particular market (NOTE: Barriers to entry may be created, for example, when companies already in a market have… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • Non-tariff barriers to trade — (NTBs) are trade barriers that restrict imports but are not in the usual form of a tariff. Some common examples of NTB s are anti dumping measures and countervailing duties, which, although they are called non tariff barriers, have the effect of… …   Wikipedia

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