Monopolitic Competition in Hair Salon Industry

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Q. Explain Monopolistic Competition among firms for a particular industry. Draw graph.
Monopolistic competition
The model of monopolistic competition describes a common market structure in which firms have many competitors, but each one sells a slightly different product. If there was no differentiation, the competition would turn into perfect competition. In effect, monopolistic competition is something of a hybrid between perfect competition and monopoly. Comparable to perfect competition, monopolistic competition contains a large number of extremely competitive firms. However, comparable to monopoly, each firm has market control and faces a negatively-sloped demand curve. Monopolistic competition as a market structure was first …show more content…

5. A central feature of monopolistic competition is that products are differentiated. There are four main types of differentiation:
1. Physical product differentiation, where firms use size, design, colour, shape, performance, and features to make their products different. For example, consumer electronics can easily be physically differentiated.
2. Marketing differentiation, where firms try to differentiate

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