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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Cruise Ships

    ... of industry revenue, include Carnival, Disney, Norwegian Cruise Line, and Royal Caribbean Cruises (all headquartered in the US); major operators based outside of the US include Genting Hong Kong and TUI (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand ... Read More

  • Investment Firms

    ... National (all based in the US), along with CITIC (Hong Kong), EXOR (Italy), and SoftBank (Japan). The industry also includes the investment arms of major banks, such as JP Morgan Chase, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Bank ... Read More

  • Magazine Publishers

    ... Nast), Hearst, and International Data Group. Outside the US, major companies include Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Italy), Bauer Media Group (Germany), Gruner + Jahr (Germany), and Sanoma (Finland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for magazines is driven largely ... Read More

  • Media

    ... Time Warner, Twenty-First Century Fox, and Viacom. Major companies based outside the US include Germany's Bertelsmann and ProSiebenSat.1 Media, as well as France's Vivendi. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Massive media conglomerates dominate the global content production and ... Read More

  • Museums, Zoos & Parks

    ... natural significance. Major US museums include the Smithsonian (National Museum of Natural History, National Museum of American History, and National Air and Space Museum), the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the American Museum of Natural History, ... Read More

  • Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing

    ... other nonmetallic mineral products. Major companies include 3M, Ash Grove Cement Company, Guardian Industries, Kohler, and USG Corporation (all based in the US), as well as Asahi Glass and Noritake (both of Japan), Compagnie de ... Read More

  • OBGYNs

    ... Demand is driven by population growth and private insurance and government health care policies. In private practices, profitability depends on insurance participation and reimbursements, patient volume, and administrative efficiency. In hospitals and outpatient clinics, profitability ... Read More

  • Poultry Product Manufacturing

    ... Farms, and Tyson Foods; as well as Industrias Bachoco (Mexico), Charoen Pokphand Foods (Thailand), New Hope Group (China), and the Brazilian firms BRF and Copacol. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by domestic meat consumption trends ... Read More

  • Poured Concrete Foundation & Structure Contractors

    ... alterations, maintenance, and repairs. Major companies, all based in the US, include Baker Concrete Construction, Berkel & Company Contractors, Stewart Builders, and United Forming. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by residential, commercial, and government-funded construction ... Read More

  • Private Schools K-12

    ... is driven by perceived inadequacies in the public school system as well as the desire for a specific curriculum or school culture. The success of an individual school depends largely on its reputation for quality. ... Read More

  • Self-Storage Services

    ... and retrieve their goods. Major US companies include REITs such as CubeSmart, Extra Space Storage, Life Storage, and Public Storage (all based in the US), along with Dymon Storage (Canada), Safestore (UK), and Shurgard (Belgium). ... Read More

  • Social Assistance

    ... Humanity, The Salvation Army, and Food for the Poor (all based in the US), along with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (Switzerland), Sanctuary Housing (UK), and World Food Programme (Italy). ... Read More

  • Specialty Trucking

    ... flatbeds, tankers, car carriers, or refrigerated trailers. Major US companies include CR England, Jack Cooper Transport, New Prime, and Quality Distribution, along with units of general freight trucking companies like JB Hunt and Schneider National. ... Read More

  • Trucking

    ... Logistics, and YRC Worldwide, as well as Hitachi Transport System and Seino Transportation (Japan), Eddie Stobart (UK), and TFI International (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE The rapid growth of online shopping and quick delivery options is expected ... Read More

  • Wholesale Sector

    ... companies based outside the US include Brenntag (Germany, chemicals), Medipal (Japan, drug and household products), and WPG (Taiwan, electronic components). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE For most distributors, demand is closely linked to local economic activity. The profitability ... Read More

  • Agriculture & Forestry Sector

    ... US-based Dole Food and Fresh Del Monte Produce; and Amaggi Exportação e Importação (Brazil) and Total Produce (Ireland). Major animal production companies include Brasil Foods (Brazil), Perdue Farms (US), Dairy Farmers of America, JBS (Brazil), ... Read More

  • Mutual Fund Management

    ... Mason, T Rowe Price, and Vanguard (all based in the US), as well as Investec (South Africa), Old Mutual (UK), and Schroders (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is affected by the global economic conditions, evolving investment ... Read More

  • Reinsurance Carriers

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

  • Retirement & Pension Management

    ... include the US-based Federal Retirement Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS), and the New York State Common Retirement Fund (CRF). Outside the US, ... Read More

  • Weight Reduction Services

    ... monitoring. Major companies include Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, and Nutrisystem (all based in the US), as well as Dukan Diet (France), Nutrition & Diet Center (Saudi Arabia), and Rosemary Conley Online (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumers' ... Read More

  • Airport Operations

    ... cargo handling, and rental of hangar space. Major companies include Aeroports de Paris (France), Menzies Aviation-owned Aircraft Service International (US), Heathrow (UK), Fraport and Lufthansa Technik (Germany), Singapore Technologies Aerospace, and Swissport (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Asset Management

    ... (all based in the US), as well as AMP Limited (Australia) and Old Mutual (UK). In addition, most major banks have asset management divisions. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by demographic and market trends such ... Read More

  • Clothing Stores

    ... based in the US), along with Hennes & Mauritz (Sweden), Inditex's Zara chain (Spain), and Arcadia Group's Topshop (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income and fashion trends drive demand for clothing. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

  • Commercial Printing

    ... platemaking, and book binding. Major companies include Cenveo, Quad/Graphics, and RR Donnelley (all based in the US), as well as arvato (Germany), Cimpress (the Netherlands), Dai Nippon Printing and Toppan Printing (Japan), and Transcontinental (Canada). ... 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 Svenska Cellulosa (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by general commercial activity and population growth. The ... Read More

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