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  • 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

  • Advertising Agencies

    ... Major US advertising agencies include units of Interpublic and Omnicom; leading companies based outside the US include Dentsu and Hakuhodo DY Holdings (both based in Japan), and WPP (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for advertising is ... Read More

  • Boat Dealers

    ... parts and boat repair services. Major US companies include MarineMax and West Marine. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for boats is closely linked to personal income, consumer confidence, and the general economy. Industry groups also examine other ... Read More

  • Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing

    ... Corporation (all based in the US), along with Claas KGaA (Germany), CNH Industrial (UK), Kubota (Japan), Mahindra & Mahindra (India), and Shifeng Group and YTO Group (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for agricultural machinery is driven ... Read More

  • Ambulance Services

    ... and Providence Service (all based in the US), as well as Falck (Denmark), Harmonie Ambulance (France), and Lufttransport (Norway). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Increases in immigration, birth rates, morbidity rates, and life expectancies, as well as emergency ... Read More

  • Anesthesiologists

    ... American Anesthesiology (a subsidiary of MEDNAX), Sheridan Healthcare (part of Envision Healthcare), and North American Partners in Anesthesia. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for anesthesiology services is driven by surgery volumes, which are impacted by demographics and ... Read More

  • Boat Building

    ... boats. Major US companies include Brunswick, Malibu Boats, Marine Products, MCBC Holdings, and Viking Yacht. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand from end users depends on consumer income. The profitability of individual companies is linked to manufacturing efficiencies. ... Read More

  • Electrical Products Manufacturing

    ... based in US), as well as Legrand (France), LG Electronics (South Korea), Mitsubishi Electric (Japan), Philips Lighting (the Netherlands), Prysmian (Italy), and Siemens (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Due to product diversity, demand is driven by a ... Read More

  • Human Resources Consulting Services

    ... salary administration. Major companies include Aon Hewitt and Mercer (both based in the US), Willis Towers Watson (based in Ireland), and divisions of global consulting firms such as Deloitte and Accenture. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is ... Read More

  • Metal Ore Mining

    ... Freeport-McMoRan and Newmont Mining (both based in the US), as well as Anglo American (UK), China Molybdenum, BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto (both dually headquartered in Australia and the UK), Glencore (Switzerland), Grupo Mexico, MMC ... Read More

  • Movie Theaters

    ... based outside the US include Canada's Cineplex, the UK's Cineworld, and China's Wanda Cinemas. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income and leisure time drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on securing access to popular movies ... Read More

  • Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing

    ... Thor Industries, and Winnebago (all based in the US), along with Hymer (Germany), Swift (UK), and Trigano (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income and demographics, as RV buyers are mainly middle aged ... 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

  • 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

  • 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 Elis (France) 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 and ... Read More

  • Linens Manufacturing

    ... the US); as well as Springs Global Participações (based in Brazil), U10 (France), Vincenzo Zucchi (Italy), and Welspun India (India). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on consumer income and the rate of household formation. The profitability ... Read More

  • Natural Gas Distribution & Marketing

    ... gas and directly distribute it to customers. Major companies include Sempra Energy, CenterPoint Energy, and NiSource (all based in the US); Gas Natural (Spain); GasTerra (the Netherlands); Gazprom (Russia); Centrica (the UK); and Engie (France); ... Read More

  • Power Line & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Contractors

    ... Industries, Henkels & McCoy, MasTec, and SBA Communications (all based in the US), as well as Nippon COMSYS (Japan), Sirti (Italy), and TKH Group (the Netherlands). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by increased electrical transmission ... Read More

  • Radio Broadcasting & Programming

    ... companies include iHeartMedia (formerly Clear Channel Communications), Cumulus Media, and Sirius XM Radio; leading companies based outside the US include the British Broadcasting Corporation (the UK), NRJ Group (France), and Promotora de Informaciones, also known ... 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

  • Solar Power Generation

    ... Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison, SunEdison, and TerraForm Power (all based in the US); as well as SPIC (China), Enerparc (Germany), Lightsource BP Renewable Energy (UK), and Panda Green Energy (Hong Kong). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Truck & Bus Manufacturing

    ... US), along with China FAW Group and Dongfeng Motor (China), Daimler (Germany), Tata Motors (India), and Volvo (Sweden). The industry includes companies that manufacture and assemble complete vehicles and companies that supply vehicle chassis to ... Read More

  • Farm & Garden Equipment Wholesalers

    ... is driven primarily by the health of the farming sector, which is tied to crop prices and yields. The profitability of individual companies depends on good merchandising and efficient operations. Large distributors have few economies ... Read More

  • Funeral Services

    ... US), along with Arbor Memorial Services (Canada), Dignity (UK), and Funespaña (Spain). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for services is driven mainly by local mortality rates and the population of aging people. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

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