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  • Fitness Centers

    ... Fitness, 24 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 ... Read More

  • Paper & Paper Products Manufacturing

    ... include Georgia-Pacific, International Paper, Kimberly-Clark, Neenah Paper, and WestRock (all based in the US), as well as Domtar (Canada), Oji Holdings (Japan), and Stora Enso (Finland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by general commercial activity ... Read More

  • Exterminating & Pest Control Services

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

  • Landscaping Services

    ... Davey Tree Expert Company, and TruGreen. Outside the US, major companies include Active Tree Services (Australia) and Idverde (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven partly by construction spending and partly by the economy's overall health. ... Read More

  • Specialty Contractors

    ... include APi Group, Comfort Systems USA, EMCOR, Performance Contracting, and Quanta Services (all based in the US), as well as Bilfinger Berger (Germany) and Skanska (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by new residential and ... Read More

  • Direct Selling

    ... Food, and Tupperware, as well as Vorwerk (Germany), Natura (Brazil), Herbalife (Grand Cayman), Coway (South Korea), and China's Infinitus, and Perfect. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income and consumer preferences drive demand for the diverse array of ... Read More

  • Investment Banking

    ... or act as principals in buying or selling securities on a spread. Major companies include Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, and Morgan Stanley (all based in the US), as well as Barclays (UK), BNP Paribas ... Read More

  • Waste Management Services

    ... decontaminating buildings, mine sites, soil, or groundwater. Major companies include Waste Management, Republic Services, and Advanced Disposal Services (all based in the US); SUEZ and Veolia Environnement (France); and Waste Connections (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand ... Read More

  • Physicians

    ... costs while improving quality of care. The profitability of individual practices depends on the reputation, cost, operational efficiencies, and expertise of the physician and staff. Large practices have advantages in leveraging administrative processes and expensive ... 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

  • Lodging

    ... companies include Hilton, Las Vegas Sands, Marriott, and MGM Resorts (all based in the US), as well as Accor (France), InterContinental (UK), and SJM Holdings (Hong Kong). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Business and leisure travel drive demand. ... Read More

  • Medical Equipment & Supplies Manufacturing

    ... International, Boston Scientific, Johnson & Johnson, and Stryker (all based in the US), as well as B Braun (Germany), EssilorLuxottica (France), Smith & Nephew (UK), and Terumo (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE As pressure to lower health ... Read More

  • Oil & Gas Field Equipment Manufacturing

    ... machinery. Major companies include Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE); National Oilwell Varco; and Schlumberger (all based in the US); along with Nabors Industries (Bermuda); Shandong Kerui Petroleum Equipment (China); Technipfmc (UK); and Weatherford International ... Read More

  • Book Publishers

    ... (Germany), McGraw-Hill Education (the US), Pearson (the UK), Reed Elsevier (the UK and the Netherlands), Thomson Reuters (Canada), Wiley (the US), and Wolters Kluwer (the Netherlands). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for books is driven by demographics ... Read More

  • Florists

    ... such as 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, FTD, and Teleflora (all in the US), Euroflorist (the Netherlands), and Tokyoflora.com (Japan) provide orders to independent florists but are also competitors. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for flowers depends on discretionary consumer spending. ... 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

  • Toy & Hobby Stores

    ... companies include GameStop, Michaels, Hobby Lobby, and AC Moore Arts & Crafts (all based in the US), as well as Citta del Sole (Italy), Hamleys (UK), LEGO Group (Denmark), and Toyworld (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Competition ... Read More

  • Advertising & Marketing Services

    ... companies include Dentsu (based in Japan), Interpublic (the US), Omnicom (the US), Publicis (France), and WPP (Ireland). The digital marketing arms of global consulting firms Accenture, IBM, and PwC also rank among the top agencies ... Read More

  • Animal Production

    ... Pilgrim's Pride, and Smithfield Foods (all based in the US) as well as JBS (Brazil), Industrias Bachoco (Mexico), Ingham Enterprises (Australia), and WH Group (Hong Kong). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for meat, poultry, and dairy products ... Read More

  • Bakery Product Manufacturing

    ... and United States Bakery (all based in the US), along with Allied Bakeries (UK), ARYZTA (Switzerland), Grupo Bimbo (Mexico), Weston Foods (Canada), and Yamazaki Baking (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer preferences and ... Read More

  • Catering Services

    ... (New York), Behind the Scenes (San Diego), Blue Plate (Chicago), and Legendary Events (Atlanta). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by corporate profits and consumer income. The profitability of individual companies depends on cost controls and ... 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

  • Department Stores

    ... companies include Macy's, Sears, and JCPenney (all based in the US), as well as Hudson's Bay Co. (Canada), Debenhams and Marks & Spencer (UK), El Corte Ingles (Spain), Galeria Kaufhof (Germany), Galeries Lafayette (France), and ... Read More

  • Fruit & Vegetable Processing

    ... Smucker, JR Simplot, 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 of large ... Read More

  • Mortgage Banking

    ... Wells Fargo, as well as Quicken Loans; other major companies include units of Barclays Bank (UK), BNP Paribas (France), Deutsche Bank, Postbank (Germany), and Nationwide Building Society (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for mortgage services is ... Read More

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