First Research, Inc.

First Research, a D&B company, is the leading provider of Industry Intelligence Tools that help sales and marketing teams perform faster and smarter, open doors and close more deals. First Research performs the “heavy lifting” by analyzing hundreds of sources to create insightful and easy to digest Industry Intelligence that can be consumed very quickly to better understand a prospect’s or client’s business issues. Customers include leading companies in banking, accounting, insurance, technology, telecommunications, business process outsourcing and professional services such as ADP, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Sprint. Used by more than 60,000 sales professionals, First Research can benefit any organization which has prospects in multiple industries.
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677 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Personal Care Products Manufacturing

    ... cosmetics. Major companies include Estée Lauder, Johnson & Johnson, and Procter & Gamble (all based in the US), as well as L'Oréal (France), Shiseido (Japan), and Unilever (the Netherlands and the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Makers ... Read More

  • Recyclable Material Wholesalers

    ... 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 (EMR; the UK), and Sims Metal Management (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Reinsurance Carriers

    ... Everest Re, Reinsurance Group of America (RGA) 8, and TransRe (all based in the US), as well as Munich Re (Germany), SCOR (France), and Swiss Re (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the volume ... Read More

  • Religious Organizations

    ... Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumers' desire for spiritual growth, guidance, inspiration, and demographics — older Americans are most likely to attend church. The profitability of a church depends ... Read More

  • Restaurants, Bars & Food Services

    ... Darden Restaurants, McDonald's, Starbucks, and Yum! Brands (all based in the US), as well as Greggs (the UK), Skylark (Japan), and Restaurant Brands International (Canada). Major food service contractors include US-based ARAMARK and Delaware North, ... Read More

  • Chemical Manufacturing

    ... Formosa Plastics (Taiwan), Roche (Switzerland), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), and Sinopec (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE The overall health of the US economy drives the demand for chemical industry since chemicals are used to make a wide variety ... Read More

  • Commercial Real Estate Brokerage & Management

    ... properties for owners. Major companies include CBRE, Cushman & Wakefield, Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), and Newmark (all US-based), as well as Colliers International (Canada), Countrywide and Savills (both in the UK), and Mitsui Fudosan (Japan). ... Read More

  • Consumer Lending

    ... Holdings, and SLM (better known as Sallie Mae), along with Provident Financial and Tesco Personal Finance (both based in the UK) and Orient Corporation (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income and demographics. ... Read More

  • Consumer Product Rental

    ... (all in the US), along with CinemaParadiso (UK), Furlenco (India), Furniture Leasing Corporation (Germany), Home Essentials (Hong Kong), and TSUTAYA Store (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by personal income. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

  • Converted Paper Products Manufacturing

    ... and WestRock (all based in the US), as well as Mondi (UK), Rengo (Japan), Smurfit Kappa Group (Ireland), and SCA (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by general commercial activity and population growth. The profitability ... Read More

  • Drywall, Plaster, Acoustic & Insulation Contractors

    ... KHS&S, Performance Contracting Group, The Brock Group, and USI Insulation. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven primarily by new building construction. The profitability of individual companies depends on a steady volume of work, accurate job estimating, ... Read More

  • Engineering Services

    ... US), along with Abengoa (Spain), Babcock (UK), SNC-Lavalin Group (Canada), Wood (UK), and Worley (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Success in the engineering services industry requires efficient bidding and cost controls. Customers are more knowledgeable about costs ... Read More

  • Entertainment & Games Software

    ... US); Tencent (China); Konami, Nintendo, Sega, and Bandai Namco (Japan); and Ubisoft (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven primarily by personal income and gamer demographics. The profitability of individual companies depends on an understanding of ... Read More

  • Finance & Insurance Sector

    ... and insurance companies include AIG, Bank of America, Citigroup, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, MetLife, and Wells Fargo (all based in the US), as well as Allianz (Germany), AXA (France), BNP Paribas (France), and Industrial ... Read More

  • Wireless Telecommunications Equipment Manufacturing

    ... Oppo, Xiaomi, and ZTE (China), Ericsson (Sweden), Nokia (Finland), and Samsung (South Korea). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by evolving networking technology that enables new applications and services. The profitability of individual companies depends on ... Read More

  • Golf Courses

    ... Billy Casper Golf, ClubCorp, KemperSports, and Troon Golf (all based in the US); as well as Accordia Golf (Japan), Bluegreen Golf (France), ClubLink (Canada), and Pacific Golf Management (New Zealand). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven ... Read More

  • Health Care Sector

    ... facilities. Major companies include Ascension, HCA Healthcare, Kaiser Permanente, and Tenet Healthcare (all based in the US), as well as Fresenius (Germany), National Hospital Organization (Japan), and Ramsay Health Care (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Health care ... Read More

  • Household Appliance Stores

    ... driven by home sales, home remodeling, replacement due to product failure, and technological innovation. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective marketing and merchandising. Large companies can negotiate volume discounts from manufacturers. Small companies ... Read More

  • Industrial Equipment Wholesalers

    ... Supply, Motion Industries, and WW Grainger, as well as ERIKS (Netherlands), Wolseley (UK), and Würth Group (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE The entry of online retailers, primarily Amazon Business, into the industrial equipment wholesale space has disrupted ... Read More

  • Interior Design Services

    ... a number of large architecture and design firms offer interior design services, such as AECOM, Gensler, HOK, and Perkins + Will (all based in the US), as well as DB&B (Singapore), M Moser Associates (Hong ... Read More

  • Internet & Mail-Order Retail

    ... Group-owned HSN and QVC, and Wayfair, as well as Walmart-owned Flipkart (India), Otto Group (Germany), Rakuten (Japan), Alibaba Group-owned Taobao (China), and The Very Group (based in the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Prior to Covid-19, online ... Read More

  • Jewelry Stores

    ... Jewelers (both units of Bermuda-based Signet Jewelers), as well as Tiffany & Co.; other industry leaders include the retail operations of Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group (China), Richemont (Switzerland), and Swatch (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand ... Read More

  • Lumber Wholesalers

    ... Supply (formerly a division of Home Depot), and Tumac Lumber. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for lumber and plywood is strongly affected by the level of residential real estate construction. Profitability depends on efficient operations. Large wholesalers ... Read More

  • Managed Application & Network Services

    ... companies include Amazon Web Services, Google (through Google Cloud Platform), Microsoft's Azure unit, Oracle, and IBM (all US-based), along with China's Alibaba. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Companies with the access to capital for new equipment and the ... Read More

  • Medical Equipment & Supply Wholesalers

    ... McKesson Medical-Surgical, Owens & Minor, and Patterson Companies (all based in the US), along with OneMed (Sweden), Yamashita Medical Instruments (Japan), and EBOS Group (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Pressure to control health care expenditures is intensifying ... Read More

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