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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing

    ... the US), along with Amada (Japan), DMG Mori (Japan), Fives (France), Shenyang Machine Tool (China), and TRUMPF (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is closely linked to US industrial activity. The profitability of individual companies depends on ... Read More

  • Nonalcoholic Beverage Manufacturing

    ... in the US), along with Britvic (UK), Cott (Canada), Danone (France), Nestlé (Switzerland), Red Bull (Austria), and Suntory (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for nonalcoholic beverages is driven by consumer tastes and demographics. The profitability of ... Read More

  • Performing Arts Companies

    ... the Metropolitan Opera Association, The Public Theater, and the San Francisco Symphony (all based in the US), as well as Cirque du Soleil (Canada) and The Royal National Theatre (the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income ... Read More

  • Arts, Entertainment & Recreation Sector

    ... objects and sites of historical or cultural significance. Major companies and organizations include Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Las Vegas Sands, Live Nation Entertainment, the New York Yankees, the Smithsonian Institution, and Walt Disney Parks and ... Read More

  • Candy Manufacturing

    ... nonchocolate candy. Major companies include Hershey, Mars, and Mondelez International, all based in the US; as well as Barry Callebaut and Lindt (both based in Switzerland); Ferrero (Italy); and Meiji (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Candy manufacturers ... Read More

  • Community Colleges

    ... include Houston Community College, Ivy Tech Community College, Lone Star College, Northern Virginia Community College, and Tarrant County College. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on the demographic composition of the communities that surround a school and ... Read More

  • Consumer Product Rental

    ... Redbox), and Rent-A-Center (all in the US), along with Home Essentials (Hong Kong), TalkTalk TV (UK), and TSUTAYA (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by personal income. The profitability of individual companies depends on the ... Read More

  • Copper & Nickel Mining

    ... (based in the US), Codelco (Chile), Grupo México (Mexico), Jiangxi Copper (China), Glencore (UK), and BHP Billiton (UK/Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by industrial production and economic growth. Individual company profitability depends on operating ... Read More

  • Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing

    ... include Alere, Beckman Coulter, and Bio-Rad Laboratories (all based in the US), as well as bioMerieux and Guerbet (both in France) and the diagnostic divisions of major pharmaceutical companies such as Abbott (US), Roche (Switzerland), ... Read More

  • Electric Power Transmission, Distribution & Marketing

    ... brokers. Major companies include American Electric Power, Exelon, and NextEra Energy (all based in the US); Southern Power and State Power Grid (both headquartered in China); EON (Germany); SSE (Scotland); Tokyo Electric Power (Japan); and ... Read More

  • Electrical, Plumbing & Hardware Wholesalers

    ... Ace Hardware, Anixter, Graybar Electric, True Value, and WESCO International (all based in the US), as well as Rexel (France) and Wolseley (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Sales are driven by demand from the construction, telecommunications, and ... Read More

  • Motorcycle Dealers

    ... and accessories. No major companies dominate the industry; most have a single retail outlet. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Discretionary personal income and interest rates drive demand, since motorcycles are high-ticket purchases and often financed. The profitability of ... Read More

  • Oil & Gas Field Services

    ... Nabors Industries, National Oilwell Varco, Saipem, Schlumberger, Transocean, and Weatherford International. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by oil and gas prices. The profitability of individual companies depends on technical expertise and efficiency of operations. Large ... Read More

  • Plastic Resin & Synthetic Fiber Manufacturing

    ... polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and polystyrene (PS). Major companies include Celanese, Chevron Phillips, DowDuPont, Hexion, and Huntsman (all based in the US), along with Alfa (Mexico), BASF (Germany), China National Chemical Corporation, LG Chem (South Korea), ... Read More

  • Postal Services

    ... (France), and Japan Post. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on transaction volume and corporate spending on direct marketing. The profitability of individual companies depends on the efficiency of their operations. Large companies have advantages in widespread ... Read More

  • Recreational Vehicle Dealers

    ... Inland Empire RV, La Mesa RV Center, and Lazy Days' RV Center. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income and population demographics. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective marketing and inventory management. ... Read More

  • Residential Property Investment

    ... Communities, and Essex Property Trust. Outside the US, major companies include Sun Hung Kai Properties (Hong Kong), Leoplace 21 (Japan), LEG Immobilien (Germany), Kerry Properties (Hong Kong), and CapitaLand (Singapore). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven ... Read More

  • Securities Brokerages

    ... and Wells Fargo (all based in the US), as well as Credit Suisse (Switzerland), Deutsche Bank (Germany), Macquarie Group (Australia), and Nomura (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the returns on securities relative to ... Read More

  • Surveillance, Investigation & Security Consulting Services

    ... and Sterling. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the needs of businesses, nonprofit institutions, and government agencies for outside advice on risk assessment and mitigation. The profitability of individual firms depends on the efficiency of ... Read More

  • Vegetable & Melon Farming

    ... with Chaoda Modern Agriculture (based in Hong Kong), Fresh Del Monte Produce (Cayman Islands), and Mastronardi Produce (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by population growth, consumer preferences, and government programs promoting fresh produce. The ... Read More

  • Wired Telecommunications Services

    ... include AT&T, Charter Communications, Comcast, and Verizon Communications; major international wireline carriers include BT Group (the UK), China Telecom, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (Japan), and Orange (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by new services ... Read More

  • Aircraft Leasing

    ... as AerCap (the Netherlands), Avolon (Ireland), and Dubai Aerospace Enterprise. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by activity in the air travel industry. The profitability of individual companies depends on the fleet mix and the cost ... Read More

  • Architectural & Structural Metals Manufacturing

    ... metal and metal plate work products. Major companies include Gibraltar Industries, NCI Building Systems, and Valmont Industries (all based in the US), as well as units of integrated metal producers such as Arconic, Nucor, and ... Read More

  • Armored Vehicle Services

    ... Company, Dunbar Armored (US), and Garda Cash Logistics (all based in the US), as well as G4S (the UK), Loomis (Sweden), and Prosegur (Spain). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by cash transaction volume. The profitability ... Read More

  • Trade Show & Event Planning Services

    ... based in the US), along with ITE Group, Reed Exhibitions, and UBM (all based in the UK), and GL events (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by overall economic activity and corporate profits. The profitability ... Read More

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