PKF Texas – The Entrepreneur’s Playbook: Competitive Intelligence

by | Mar 14, 2008 | PKF Texas - The Entrepreneur's Playbook®

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In today’s fast paced marketplace, you can’t afford to get passed by your competition.

Customers usually know the difference between the companies they purchase products or services from. The ability to be pro-active and not reactive when analyzing your competition is important.

Competitive intelligence can help you anticipate trends that are unique to your business or industry.

It can also give you the ability to plan and make strong moves that address both strategic and tactical goals.

If there are areas of your company that need improvement, look to firms who have successfully overcome the same obstacles as a model. 

Knowing about your competition can help you chart the course for the success of your business.

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