Reports that, with sluggish growth in the developed markets of the world and increasing globalization, companies are turning to newly emerging markets for business expansion. Therefore, understanding entry strategies in emerging markets is likely to become an increasingly important issue for academic researchers and marketing practitioners. First movers are generally thought to garner fairly robust advantages over later entrants; however, the degree to which these advantages prevail in emerging markets is not known. Examines, by means of a literature review, the effects of emerging market conditions on first mover advantages. Advances several research propositions, based on the findings, presents a conceptual model, and identifies directions for further research.
Nakata, C. and Sivakumar, K. (1997), "Emerging market conditions and their impact on first mover advantages: An integrative review", International Marketing Review, Vol. 14 No. 6, pp. 461-485. https://doi.org/10.1108/02651339710192993Download as .RIS
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