* Only highlighted parts are belongs to me!

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* Company name is Dillard’s

Competitive Environment, Major Competitors, and Industry Life-cycle-Thur. 3/3/16
Complete a Porter’s Five Forces analysis of your industry, defining for each of the five forces, whether it is weak, moderate, or strong in the industry(s) in which your company competes.

Explain why you have evaluated the strength of each force the way you did. What facts led you to your conclusion for each force? Explain the implications as a result of your analysis for the profitability of the industry and companies competing in the industry.
1. The threat of new entrants
2. The Bargaining Power of Buyers
3. The Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4. The Threat of Substitute Products & Services
5. The Intensity of Rivalry Among Competitors in an Industry

Identify the major competitors in the industry (both direct and indirect), and briefly describe their businesses (sales, market share, positon, strategy, profitability, etc.)

What stage in its life-cycle is the industry? What does this mean in general terms for strategy and competitive issues?

*When you write the speech can you please mark the parts like below?
* Only highlighted parts are belongs to me!
1. The Intensity of Rivalry Among Competitors in an Industry
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2. Identify the major competitors in the industry
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3. What stage in its life-cycle is the industry?
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