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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Bowling Centers

    ... Hollywood Bowl (UK), O'Learys (Sweden), REVS Bowling & Entertainment (Canada), Round One (Japan), and Tenpin (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demographics, personal income, and leisure time drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on the ability ... Read More

  • Coal Mining

    ... Major companies include Arch Coal, Cloud Peak Energy, and Peabody Energy (all based in the US), as well as Anglo American (UK), BHP Billiton (dually headquartered in the UK and Australia), Coal India Limited (CIL, ... Read More

  • Electrical Products Wholesalers

    ... Electric, and WESCO; top companies based outside the US include Gerrie (Canada), Inaba Denki Sangyo Group (Japan), and Rexel and Sonepar (both of France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Sales are driven by demand from the construction, manufacturing, ... Read More

  • Express Delivery Services

    ... as Aramex (United Arab Emirates), DHL (Germany), and Yamato (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by business transactions and online consumer spending. The profitability of individual companies depends on price, reliability, quality, and services. Large ... Read More

  • Food Manufacturing

    ... and candy. Major companies include US-based Archer-Daniels-Midland, Conagra Brands, Frito-Lay, General Mills, Kellogg, Kraft Heinz, Mondelez International, and Tyson Foods; along with COFCO (China), Danone (France), Fonterra (New Zealand), Grupo Bimbo (Mexico), JBS (Brazil), Maruha ... Read More

  • Fruit & Vegetable Processing

    ... Smucker, JR Simplot, Pinnacle Foods, and Seneca Foods (all based in the US); as well as AGRANA (Austria), Bonduelle (France), Del Monte Pacific (Singapore), Greenyard Foods (Belgium), La Doria (Italy), McCain Foods (Canada), and divisions ... Read More

  • Grantmaking Foundations

    ... organizations include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the J Paul Getty Trust, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the W K Kellogg Foundation, all based in the US, as well as ... Read More

  • Hazardous Waste Services

    ... based in the US), as well as Augean (UK), DBE Technology (Germany), and Séché Environnement (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the volume of hazardous waste generated and by the needs of individuals, businesses, ... Read More

  • Industrial Control Products Manufacturing

    ... and Rockwell Automation (all based in the US), as well as ABB (Switzerland), Beijing Sifang Automation (China), OMRON (Japan), Schneider Electric (France), and Siemens (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by overall industrial production and ... Read More

  • Insurance Agencies & Brokerages

    ... & Brown, and Marsh & McLennan (all based in the US), as well as Aon, Lloyd's, and Willis Towers Watson (all based in the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Low interest rates, sluggish premium growth, and rising ... Read More

  • Linen & Uniform Supply Services

    ... along with Berendsen (the UK) and Watakyu Seimoa (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by employment trends, as swings in hiring impact uniform and garment needs. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations ... Read More

  • Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services

    ... include Acadia Healthcare, Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, and Spectrum Health Systems (all based in the US), along with the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (Canada), and the Crossroads Centre (Antigua). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for ... Read More

  • Office Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment Manufacturing

    ... International, and Steelcase. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for office and business furniture and fixtures is driven by corporate spending and commercial construction and vacancy rates. The profitability of individual companies is closely linked to volume, since ... Read More

  • Professional Sports Teams & Organizations

    ... Dodgers, and New England Patriots, all based in the US; as well as Real Madrid and Futbol Club Barcelona (Spain); Manchester United (UK); and Bayern Munich (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income ... Read More

  • Real Estate

    ... companies include CBRE Group, Host Hotels & Resorts, Realogy, and Simon Property Group (all based in the US), as well as Finatis (France), Mitsui Fudosan (Japan), Savills (UK), and Scentre Group (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand ... Read More

  • Recyclable Material Wholesalers

    ... Commercial Metals Company, and The David J Joseph Company (all based in the US), as well as ELG Haniel and TSR Recycling (Germany), European Metal Recycling (the UK), and Sims Metal Management (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Residential Construction Contractors

    ... as well as Country Garden Holdings (Hong Kong), Daiwa House (Japan), and Desarrolladora Homex (Mexico). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by population growth and economic growth. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations ... Read More

  • Soap & Other Detergent Manufacturing

    ... in the US), along with Henkel (Germany), Nice Group (China), and Unilever (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Population growth, particularly among households with children, drives demand in the consumer sector, and economic growth drives demand in the ... Read More

  • Steel Production

    ... States Steel (both of the US), as well as ArcelorMittal (Luxembourg); China Baowu Steel Group and HBIS Group (both of China); JFE and Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal (both of Japan), POSCO (South Korea), Tata ... Read More

  • Truckload Carriers

    ... JB Hunt, Swift Transportation, Schneider National, and Werner Enterprises (all based in the US), along with Seino Transportation (Japan) and TFI International (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer spending and manufacturing output. The ... Read More

  • Wood Window & Door Manufacturing

    ... based in the US), as well as Masonite (Canada) and Türelemente Borne (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for wood windows and doors is closely tied to residential construction activity, both new construction and remodeling. The profitability ... Read More

  • Aircraft Maintenance & Repair

    ... Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company, Lufthansa Technik (Germany), SR Technics (Switzerland), and ST Aerospace (Singapore). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for maintenance and repair services is driven by air transportation activity and the size and age of ... Read More

  • Electronic Equipment Repair Services

    ... major companies dominate the industry. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the installed base of electronic equipment, equipment failure rates, and the cost advantage of regularly maintaining and fixing broken and idle equipment, rather than ... Read More

  • Fitness Centers

    ... Hour Fitness, Equinox, Gold's Gym, Planet Fitness, Life Time Fitness, and Town Sports International (all based in the US), along with Fitness First and Virgin Active (both based in the UK), Konami Sports Club (Japan), ... Read More

  • Health Insurance Carriers

    ... and UnitedHealth Group (all based in the US), as well as AEGON (the Netherlands), Allianz (Germany), and BUPA (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for health insurance products is driven by cost of medical care. The profitability ... Read More

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