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com·pe·ti·tion

(kom'pĕ-tish'ŭn),
The process by which the activity or presence of one substance interferes with, or suppresses, the activity of another substance with similar affinities.

com·pe·ti·tion

(kom'pĕ-tish'ŭn)
The process by which the activity or presence of one substance interferes with, or suppresses, the activity of another substance with similar affinities.

competition

the interaction between organisms striving for the same end, including competition for resources (food, living space), mates, etc. Such interaction may adversely affect their growth and survival. See INTERSPECIFIC COMPETITION, INTRASPECIFIC COMPETITION.
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Eighth, ramp up community involvement well before the new competitor opens.
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.
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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.