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  • Photographic Services

    ... include portrait studios Cherry Hill Programs, Lifetouch, Picture People, and Portrait Innovations, as well as commercial photo service Getty Images. Outside the US, major companies include H Tempest (UK), Studio Alice (Japan), and Visual China ... Read More

  • Publishing

    ... companies include Advance Publications, Hallmark, Hearst, News Corp, and Thomson Reuters (all based in the US), as well as Axel Springer (Germany), Pearson (UK), RELX Group (UK), and Wolters Kluwer (Netherlands). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for ... Read More

  • Site Preparation Contractors

    ... Hayward Baker, Manafort Brothers, and Phillips and Jordan (all based in the US), as well as Ground Construction and Keltbray (both based in the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Construction and demolition projects drive demand for site ... 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

  • Solar Power Generation

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

  • Steel Service Centers & Other Metal Wholesalers

    ... cleaning, or edging services. Major companies include Reliance Steel & Aluminum and Ryerson (US), IMS International Metal Service (France), Klöckner (Germany), and Russel Metals and Samuel, Son & Co (Canada), and Stemcor Holdings (UK), as ... Read More

  • Title Insurance Carriers

    ... Fidelity National Financial, First American Title Insurance, and Old Republic National Title. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Home sales and mortgage refinancing are the primary drivers of demand for the title insurance industry. The profitability of individual companies ... 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

  • Water & Ice Manufacturing

    ... PepsiCo (Aquafina), and Reddy Ice, all based in the US, along with Arctic Glacier (Canada), Groupe Danone (France), and Nestlé Waters (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for bottled water and packaged ice is driven by consumer ... 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

  • Fresh Prepared Foods

    ... Reser's Fine Foods, and Taylor Fresh Foods (all based in the US), as well as Bakkavör Group (UK), Greencore Group (Ireland), and Premium Brands (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer tastes, lifestyles and ... Read More

  • Furniture Manufacturing

    ... & Platt, Steelcase, and Tempur Sealy (all based in the US), along with Hunter Douglas and IKEA (both in the Netherlands), Natuzzi (Italy), Okamura Corporation (Japan), and Samson Holding (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE The volume of ... Read More

  • Handtool, Cutlery & Flatware Manufacturing

    ... kitchen pots and pans. Major US companies include Blount International, Klein Tools, Lifetime Brands, LS Starrett, Snap-on, and the tools unit of Stanley Black & Decker. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends heavily on the construction and ... Read More

  • Health Fund-raising Organizations

    ... Association, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, March of Dimes, and Muscular Dystrophy Association (all based in the US), along with Cancer Research UK, SickKids Foundation (Canada), and The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria (Switzerland). ... Read More

  • Home Furnishings Stores

    ... US companies include At Home, Bed Bath & Beyond, Pier 1 Imports, RH (formerly Restoration Hardware), Sur La Table, and Williams-Sonoma. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income. Large companies compete through volume purchasing, ... Read More

  • Lending

    ... Express, Capital One Financial, Discover Financial, OneMain Holdings, and SLM (better known as Sallie Mae), as well as Housing Development Finance (India) and Provident Financial (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by interest rates, consumer ... 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

  • Music Production & Distribution

    ... Universal Music Group, and Warner Music Group (all based in the US), as well as Avex Group (Japan); Edel (Germany); and GMM Grammy (Thailand). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer spending. The profitability of ... Read More

  • Airlines

    ... and United; leading companies based outside the US include Air France-KLM, China Southern Air, Deutsche Lufthansa, Emirates Group, and International Airlines Group. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Airline demand depends highly on the health of the economy, which ... Read More

  • Exterminating & Pest Control Services

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

  • Office, School & Art Supplies Manufacturing

    ... Ticonderoga, Pentel, and Sargent Art (all based in the US), as well as Bic (France), PILOT (Japan), and Germany's Montblanc International, STAEDTLER Mars, and Faber-Castell. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by white-collar employment and educational ... Read More

  • Sales Promotion Services

    ... such as Aimia and subsidiaries of major advertising agencies such as Omnicom and WPP. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by economic growth and by corporate profits. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient order ... Read More

  • Sporting Goods Stores

    ... Pro, Big 5, Cabela's, Dick's Sporting Goods, Hibbett Sports, and REI (all based in the US), as well as FGL Sports (Canada), Groupe Go Sport (France), and Sports Direct International (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is ... Read More

  • Wireless Telecommunications Services

    ... is experiencing market saturation, growth in mobile subscriptions is expected to come mainly from India, China, Pakistan, Indonesia, and Bangladesh, as well as Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. Industry growth in those regions is driven ... Read More

  • Amusement Parks & Arcades

    ... based in the US), as well as Fanta Wild (China), Merlin Entertainments (UK), OCT Park (China), and Parques Reunidos (Spain). Major arcade operators include US-based Dave & Buster's and CEC Entertainment (Chuck E Cheese's). COMPETITIVE ... Read More

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