bargaining power of suppliers

  

Definition

Advantage that results when (1) suppliers are concentrated it is, however, usually illegal for them to openly or secretly form a cartel, (2) too few goods are chased by too many buyers, (3) a supplier's goods are unique or highly differentiated with few or no substitutes, (4) suppliers are forward integrated (see forward integration), and/or (5) high costs are involved in switching from one supplier to another. Suppliers in such position can (and do) demand premium prices.

Related Videos




http://www.businessdictionary.com/definition/bargaining-power-of-suppliers.html

Have a question about this term? Ask for help in the
Community
advertise here

Browse by Letter: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z