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Economies of large scale as barrier to entry works because the entrant enters at a small enough scale so that his entry will tend to have no perceptible effect on the prices or outputs of established firms; but if the new entrant enters at a large scale thus necessarily influencing both prices and output in the industry.
Economies of scale work as a barrier to entry because of its implication of profit concentration and the randomness of an agreement between incumbents to maintain the market share.
It seems clear that asymmetric information between incumbents and potential entrants applies to retail banking, but the practical importance as a barrier to entry is not known.