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Maintaining profits in a highly competitive market

D. C. Huffman

Maintaining profits in a highly competitive market

by D. C. Huffman

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Published by American College of Apothecaries, National Association of Retail Druggists] in [Memphis, Tenn, Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pharmacy management.,
  • Drugstores -- Management.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementby D.C. Huffman, Jr., Michael R. Ryan, Bruce White.
    ContributionsRyan, Michael R., White, Bruce David.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16556157M

    Contestable markets are characterized by "hit and run" competition; if a firm in a contestable market raises its prices so as to begin to earn excess profits, potential rivals will enter the market, hoping to exploit the high price for easy profit. When the original incumbent firm(s) respond by returning prices to levels consistent with normal.   The essential complement to the pathbreaking book Competitive Strategy, Michael E. Porter's Competitive Advantage explores the underpinnings of competitive advantage in the individual firm. Competitive Advantage introduces a whole new way of understanding what a firm does. Porter's groundbreaking concept of the value chain disaggregates a company into "activities," or the discrete .

    A firm in a competitive market wants to maximize profits just like any other firm. The profit is the difference between a firm’s total revenue and its total cost. For a firm operating in a perfectly competitive market, the revenue is calculated as follows: Total Revenue = Price * Quantity; AR (Average Revenue) = Total Revenue / Quantity.   Perfect competition does not exist in the absolute form in the real world, as it is primarily a theoretical market structure. However, there are some real-world examples that come close to perfect competition—these are generally very competitive, liquid markets for comparable commodities.

    Few changes in the organization of health care in the United States have stimulated more interest and alarm than the rise of a new form of entrepreneurism—investor-owned, for-profit organizations that provide health services as a business The terms "for-profit," "investor-owned," and "proprietary" are all used in this report to refer to organizations that are owned by individuals and. Competitive advantage consists primarily of incentives that stand a business out by attracting higher patronage. Coping with Competition. In the business world, in an industry where competition exists, it is usually intense, resulting in the emergence of winners and losers. These are usually determined by the market.


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