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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Wireless Telecommunications Services

    ... is experiencing market saturation, growth in mobile subscriptions is expected to come mainly from India, China, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Bangladesh, as well as Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Industry growth in those regions is driven ... Read More

  • Aerospace Products & Parts Manufacturing

    ... Grumman, Raytheon, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), and United Technologies, as well as Airbus Group (the Netherlands), BAE Systems (the UK), Bombardier (Canada), and Leonardo (Italy). Many companies work primarily as subcontractors to the largest manufacturers. ... Read More

  • Amusement Parks & Arcades

    ... based in the US), as well as Fanta Wild (China), Merlin Entertainments (UK), OCT Park (China), and Parques Reunidos (Spain). Major arcade operators include US-based Dave & Buster's and CEC Entertainment (Chuck E Cheese's). COMPETITIVE ... Read More

  • Bookstores

    ... in the US), as well as Fnac Darty (France), Indigo Books & Music (Canada), Kinokuniya (Japan), Page One (China), Thalia (Germany), and Waterstones and WHSmith (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Amid competition from online retailers and mass ... Read More

  • Business Service Centers & Copy Shops

    ... include Allegra Network, ARC Document Solutions, FedEx Office and Print Services, Minuteman Press, Sir Speedy, and The UPS Store. Major companies based outside the US include bpost (Belgium), PostCon (Germany), and Quality Post (Mexico). COMPETITIVE ... Read More

  • China & Earthenware Plumbing Fixture Manufacturing

    ... TOTO, and Villeroy & Boch. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is primarily driven by construction spending and consumer income. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and effective marketing. Large companies enjoy economies of scale ... Read More

  • Electronic Toys & Games Manufacturing

    ... Nintendo (Japan), and Sony (Japan), as well as peripheral providers such as Bigben (France), Nyko (US), and Logitech (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by personal income and product innovation. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

  • Exterminating & Pest Control Services

    ... by Rollins), as well as the pest control operations of Rentokil Initial (UK) and Sanix (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by sales and occupancy of residential, commercial, and industrial properties. The profitability of individual ... Read More

  • Furniture Manufacturing

    ... and Tempur Sealy (all based in the US), along with Hunter Douglas and IKEA (both in the Netherlands), Kokuyo and Okamura Corporation (both in Japan), and Samson Holding (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE The volume of home ... Read More

  • Furniture Stores

    ... Hardware), Rooms To Go, and Williams-Sonoma (all based in the US), as well as DaVinci (China), HOLA Home Furnishing (Taiwan), DFS (UK), and IKEA (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Household furniture sales are closely linked to home ... Read More

  • Handtool, Cutlery & Flatware Manufacturing

    ... kitchen pots and pans. Major US companies include Blount International, Klein Tools, Lifetime Brands, LS Starrett, Snap-on, and the tools unit of Stanley Black & Decker. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends heavily on the construction and ... Read More

  • Music Production & Distribution

    ... Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group (all based in the US), as well as Avex (Japan); Edel (Germany); and GMM Grammy (Thailand). Music streaming services from companies such as Amazon, Apple, and Spotify are ... Read More

  • Office, School & Art Supplies Manufacturing

    ... Ticonderoga, Pentel, and Sargent Art (all based in the US), as well as Bic (France), PILOT (Japan), and Germany's Montblanc International, STAEDTLER Mars, and Faber-Castell. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by white-collar employment and educational ... Read More

  • Oil & Gas Exploration & Production

    ... Mobil (all based in the US), as well as BP (the UK), LUKOIL and Tatneft (Russia), National Iranian Oil Company, PETROBRAS (Brazil), Royal Dutch Shell (the Netherlands), and Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Companies ... Read More

  • Publishing

    ... companies include Advance Publications, Hallmark, Hearst, News Corp, and Thomson Reuters (all based in the US), as well as Axel Springer (Germany), Pearson (UK), RELX Group (UK), and Wolters Kluwer (Netherlands). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for ... Read More

  • Snack Foods Manufacturing

    ... International, Utz Quality Foods, Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds, and the snack divisions of diversified food manufacturers such as Campbell Soup and Kellogg (all based in the US); other leading firms include Calbee Foods (Japan), Nongshim ... Read More

  • Sporting Goods Stores

    ... Pro, Big 5, Cabela's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Hibbett Sports, and REI (all based in the US), as well as FGL Sports (Canada), Decathlon and Groupe Go Sport (France), and Sports Direct International (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Wood Product Manufacturing

    ... wood containers; pallets; prefabricated wood buildings; or manufactured homes. Major companies include Andersen, Cavco, and Weyerhaeuser (all based in the US), as well as Sekisui House (Japan), Stora Enso (Finland), Svenska Cellulosa (Sweden), and West ... Read More

  • Title Insurance Carriers

    ... Fidelity National Financial, First American Title Insurance, and Old Republic National Title. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Home sales and mortgage refinancing are the primary drivers of demand for the title insurance industry. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

  • Water & Ice Manufacturing

    ... PepsiCo (Aquafina), and Reddy Ice, all based in the US, along with Arctic Glacier (Canada), Groupe Danone (France), and Nestlé Waters (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for bottled water and packaged ice is driven by consumer ... Read More

  • Airlines

    ... and United; leading companies based outside the US include Air France-KLM, China Southern Air, Deutsche Lufthansa, Emirates Group, and International Airlines Group. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Airline demand depends highly on the health of the economy, which ... Read More

  • Building Material Dealers

    ... based in the US) as well as Beijing Easyhome Investment Holding Group and Red Star Macalline International (both based in China), Home Improvement Hirose (Japan), Kingfisher (UK), and Praktiker and Tengelmann-owned OBI (both based in ... Read More

  • Business & Professional Associations

    ... National Association of Realtors, and the US Chamber of Commerce (all based in the US), as well as the Architects' Council of Europe (Belgium) and the Medical Protection Society (the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is ... Read More

  • Business Intelligence Software

    ... companies include MicroStrategy, QlikTech, SAS, and Tableau (all based in the US), as well as divisions of IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP (Germany). Other providers based outside the US include Longview Solutions (Canada), Statpro (UK), ... Read More

  • Electronic Component Wholesalers

    ... the US) and WPG Holdings (Taiwan), Future Electronics (Canada), and Premier Farnell (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for electronic components is driven largely by business and consumer purchases of computers and telecommunications equipment. The profitability of ... Read More

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