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  • Breweries

    ... (the Netherlands), Molson Coors (US), and Tsingtao (China). DG Yuengling and Son is the leading US craft brewer by sales volume, according to the Brewers Association. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Large breweries dominate the global beer market, ... Read More

  • Cement & Concrete Product Manufacturing

    ... Marietta Materials, US Concrete, and Vulcan Materials (all based in the US), as well as Anhui Conch (China), Cemex (Mexico), CRH (Ireland), HeidelbergCement (Germany), and LafargeHolcim (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is determined primarily by nonresidential ... Read More

  • Restaurants

    ... Brands, Darden Restaurants, McDonald’s, Starbucks, and YUM! Brands (all based in the US), as well as Greggs (the UK), Jollibee Foods (the Philippines), Skylark (Japan), and Restaurant Brands International (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Restaurants are adopting ... Read More

  • Restaurants, Bars & Food Services

    ... Darden Restaurants, McDonald's, Starbucks, and Yum! Brands (all based in the US), as well as Greggs (the UK), Skylark (Japan), and Restaurant Brands International (Canada). Major food service contractors include US-based ARAMARK and Delaware North, ... Read More

  • Seafood Processing

    ... and Trident Seafoods (both headquartered in the US), as well as Dongwon Industries (South Korea), High Liner Foods (Canada), Icelandic Group (Iceland), Marine Harvest (Norway), Japan's Maruha Nichiro Holdings and Nippon Suisan Kaisha, Pescanova (Spain), ... Read More

  • Specialty Eateries

    ... shops, ice cream parlors, juice bars, and smoothie shops. Major companies include Dunkin’ Brands, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, FOCUS Brands (owner of Auntie Anne's, Carvel, Cinnabon, and Jamba Juice), Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, and Starbucks (all ... Read More

  • Dairy Products Manufacturing

    ... and Land O'Lakes (all based in the US), as well as Danone and Groupe Lactalis (France); Fonterra Co-operative Group (New Zealand); Koninklijke FrieslandCampina (the Netherlands); Meiji (Japan); and Nestlé (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Competition in the ... 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

  • Aerospace Products & Parts Manufacturing

    ... Grumman, Raytheon, Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), and United Technologies, as well as Airbus (the Netherlands), BAE Systems (the UK), Bombardier (Canada), and Leonardo (Italy). Many companies work primarily as subcontractors to the largest manufacturers. COMPETITIVE ... Read More

  • Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing

    ... unit of ChemChina), and Yara International (Norway). Many smaller companies are involved in mixing purchased raw materials to produce customized fertilizer compounds with special characteristics. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for agricultural chemicals depends mainly on demand ... Read More

  • Biotechnology Product Manufacturing

    ... Switzerland-based Roche), Gilead Sciences, and Monsanto, as well as CSL (Australia), Merck KGaA (Germany), Novo Nordisk (Denmark), and the biotech research arms of major international pharmaceutical companies such as Sanofi (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Biotech firms ... Read More

  • Chemical Manufacturing

    ... SABIC (Saudi Arabia), and Sinopec (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Because chemicals are used to make a wide variety of industrial and consumer products, demand is driven by the overall health of the US economy. The profitability ... Read More

  • Manufacturing Sector

    ... companies include Boeing, Caterpillar, DuPont, Ford, GE, GM, HP, IBM, Pfizer, Procter & Gamble, and Tyson Foods (all based in the US); Nestlé (Switzerland), Sanofi (France), Siemens (Germany), and Toyota Motor (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Globalization ... Read More

  • Plastic & Rubber Product Manufacturing

    ... include US-based Berry Global Group, Cooper Tire & Rubber, Goodyear, and Newell Brands, as well as Amcor (Australia), Bridgestone (Japan), Michelin (France), Pirelli (Italy), and Reynolds Group Holdings (New Zealand). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Because plastic products ... Read More

  • Food Service Contractors

    ... the US), as well as Autogrill (Italy), Compass Group (UK), Elior Group (France), Sodexo (France), and SSP Group (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by employment trends and consumer tastes. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

  • Legal Services

    ... & Ellis; Latham & Watkins; and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (all based in the US), as well as Allen & Overy; Clifford Chance; DLA Piper; and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (all based in the ... Read More

  • Pet Food Manufacturing

    ... of Colgate-Palmolive (Hill's Pet Nutrition); General Mills (Blue Buffalo Pet Products); JM Smucker (Big Heart Pet Brands); and Mars (Iams, Pedigree, and Royal Canin), all based in the US; along with Affinity Petcare (Spain), Heristo ... Read More

  • Plastic Resin & Synthetic Fiber Manufacturing

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

  • Soap & Other Detergent Manufacturing

    ... in the US), along with Henkel (Germany), Nice Group (China), and Unilever (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Population growth, particularly among households with children, drives demand in the consumer sector, and economic growth drives demand in the ... Read More

  • Public Schools K-12

    ... Schools, Los Angeles Unified, and City of Chicago School District 299. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by demographics. The success of individual schools depends largely on funding, the ability to attract effective teachers, and student ... Read More

  • Bars & Nightclubs

    ... as inconsistent liquor laws make it harder to operate establishments in multiple states or countries. Some larger US-based bar chains include World of Beer, McMenamins, and Winking Lizard Taverns. Top-grossing nightclubs Marquee, Tao, and Lavo ... Read More

  • Cattle Ranching

    ... slaughter. Major companies include Cactus Feeders, Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, King Ranch, and Simplot Livestock (all based in the US), as well as JBS (Brazil), Elders Victorian Feedlot (Australia), Anzco Foods (New Zealand), and Sukarne ... Read More

  • Convenience Stores & Truck Stops

    ... American subsidiary of Seven-Eleven Japan), Circle K (a division of Canada-based Couche-Tard), Casey's General Stores, and Wawa. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumer and commercial driving trends drive demand. The profitability of individual stores depends on competitive pricing, ... Read More

  • Beer, Wine & Distilled Spirits Wholesalers

    ... Brothers Liquor, Republic National Distributing Company, Reyes Holdings, and Southern Glazer's Wine and Spirits (all based in the US); as well as Brindco (India), C&C Group (Ireland), Eastern Empire Distributing (China), Nihon Shurui Hanbai (Japan), ... Read More

  • Gambling

    ... as Galaxy Entertainment (Hong Kong), SJM Holdings (Hong Kong), Tabcorp (Australia), International Gaming Technology (UK), and William Hill (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for gambling is driven by consumer income growth and state spending. The profitability ... Read More

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