Some industries are becoming more fragmented. A lower barrier to entry is resulting in more new players with no end in sight.
More authors (blogs, Lulu & self publishing tools).
More charities (Charity Water, Acumen, Kiva).
More musicians and more songs (iTunes, last.fm).
Some industries are consolidating – a few dominant players are capturing more and more of the market.
Less bookstores (Amazon).
Less search engines (Google).
Less pharmaceutical companies (mergers & acquisitions).
Is your industry becoming one of more or one of less? How are you preparing? Does your story match the trend in the industry? Should it?