barriers to entry


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barriers to entry

Anything that makes it difficult for a company to establish itself in a new market. Barriers to entry may range from high initial investment costs to illegal restrictive practices.
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York Solutions' Barriers to Entry program will now be featured as a resource on the MSP TechHire website, aiding the division's goal to develop a path for diverse workers to access training, support, and tech jobs across the Twin Cities region.
Since both models were created, a controversy over barriers to entry and strategy became relevant.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-July 8, 2014-PRA and FCA release review of barriers to entry for new banks
NAA/NMHC submitted a letter to the subcommittee supporting the bill, which would prohibit civil action for failure to remove a structural barrier to entry into an area of public accommodation unless: (1) the aggrieved person has notified the owner/operator with a written notice specific enough to identify the barrier; (2) the owner/operator neglected to respond to the written notice within 60 days; or (3) the owner/operator failed to remove barriers to entry within 120 days.
Most other countries, including most European Union and Asian countries, require local licensing and provide no option for collateralization, creating greater barriers to entry in those markets.
The fund has invested in urban in-fill land reuse investments, affordable rental housing developments, waterfront residential development and entry-level condominium conversions in markets with barriers to entry.
And there are almost no barriers to entry, making it easy to spread information quickly.
One of the abiding notions in the auto industry today is that there are significant barriers to entry.
In general, the higher the barriers to entry, the greater potential for profits, since you can exclude new individuals or companies from becoming your competitors.
The company claims that it has not put up barriers to entry into the market through predatory pricing or anti-competitive action, the crux of the government's case against Microsoft.
Have barriers to entry in retail commercial banking disappeared?