- Scale & Experience ?
- Regulatory / Legislative barriers ?
- Exclusive access to a resource or distribution channel ?
- Nature or extent of EXPECTED retaliation from incumbents ?
- Brand / Patented Technology ?
Popular brands that have been around for decades!! – Dettol, Johnnie Walker, Fevicol etc
Certain Financial Services are also protected (e.g. Pension selling)
Govt imposed tariffs / duties offers TEMPORARY advantage (as risk of reversal overhangs)
Caution – any “honest” deregulation by Govt will lower barriers