Eighth, ramp up community involvement well before the new competitor
Research on the new competitor
is even more effective--and easier to draw conclusions from--if identical consumer research is carried out within the primary trade areas, or catchment areas, served by the defending retailer's own stores.
Explain the competitors
' behavior using the value DNA.
The 19-year-old triumphed over 65 competitors
to make the Skeet Olympic Team.
The survival ordeal race, billed as a test of physical and mental endurance, designed to take competitors
beyond their limits on torture rack obstacles, is now in its 22nd year.
The remainig 51 weeks of the year Fleet's inventory comes from larger competitors
operating in the same area.
To see how well they were doing, they compared themselves to their competitors
in the industry.
Meanwhile, smaller competitors
are allowed to supply their workers with whatever mix of wages and benefits produces the largest joint gains.
Common examples include the death of key personnel (which "key man" insurance rarely covers fully), changes in raw material prices and the bankruptcy of a key vendor or competitor
The process is the systematic acquisition, analysis, and evaluation of information about known and potential competitors
With this pre-selection, the number of competitors
is expected to go down to 80 (from 122 in 2005), opening more time for coaching sessions, which are so beneficial to young dancers.