In Which of the Following Arenas Would Walmart's Sam's Club
In which of the following arenas would Walmart's Sam's Club stores compete against their closest,most intense rivals?
A)The retailing sector
B)The discount retailing industry
C)The club-store discount retailing strategic group
D)Sam's Club stores face no close,intense rivals.
E)Sam's Club stores face close,intense rivals in every arena in which they compete.
In growth industries,
A)replacement demand is increasing rapidly.
B)technological expertise is the most important entry barrier.
C)rivalry is high.
D)distribution channels are poorly developed.
E)buyers are familiar with the industry's product.
Entry barriers in the embryonic stage are frequently based on
B)economies of scale.
C)absolute cost advantages.
D)economies of scope.
A)typically suffer from high mobility barriers.
B)tend to be characterized by weak rivalry.
C)have high rivalry among established companies.
D)increase prices because customers are more aware of the industry's product.
E)provide economies of scale to existing companies.