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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Recreational Vehicle Dealers

    ... Inland Empire RV, La Mesa RV Center, and Lazy Days' RV Center. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income and population demographics. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective marketing and inventory management. ... Read More

  • Recreational Vehicle Parks

    ... Thousand Trails (both based in the US), as well as Discovery Holiday Parks (Australia); Siblu (France); and the UK-based Camping and Caravanning Club, Park Resorts, and Parkdean Holiday Parks. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by ... Read More

  • Surveillance, Investigation & Security Consulting Services

    ... and SterlingBackcheck. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the needs of businesses, nonprofit institutions, and government agencies for outside advice on risk assessment and mitigation. The profitability of individual firms depends on the efficiency of ... Read More

  • Toy & Game Manufacturing

    ... the US), along with Geobra Brandstätter (Germany), LEGO (Denmark), Namco Bandai (Japan), and Sanrio (Japan), as well as the gaming hardware divisions of Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Growth in the population of children ... Read More

  • Vegetable & Melon Farming

    ... with Chaoda Modern Agriculture (based in Hong Kong), Fresh Del Monte Produce (Cayman Islands), and Mastronardi Produce (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by population growth, consumer preferences, and government programs promoting fresh produce. The ... Read More

  • Aluminum Production

    ... Industries (India); Norsk Hydro (Norway); Rio Tinto (UK and Australia); and RUSAL (Russia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand comes largely from manufacturers of durable goods such as motor vehicles, aircraft, food packaging containers, building and construction, and ... Read More

  • Aquaculture

    ... in fish consumption. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and protecting fish stock from death and disease. Large companies have advantages in vertically integrating operations from breeding to processing and packaging. Small ... Read More

  • Arts, Entertainment & Recreation Sector

    ... objects and sites of historical or cultural significance. Major companies and organizations include Creative Artists Agency (CAA), Las Vegas Sands, Live Nation Entertainment, the New York Yankees, the Smithsonian Institution, and Walt Disney Parks and ... 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

  • 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

  • Candy Manufacturing

    ... nonchocolate candy. Major companies include Hershey, Mars, and Mondelez International, all based in the US; as well as Barry Callebaut, Lindt, and Nestlé (all based in Switzerland); Ferrero (Italy); and Meiji (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Candy ... Read More

  • Community Colleges

    ... include Houston Community College, Ivy Tech Community College, Lone Star College, Northern Virginia Community College, and Tarrant County College. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on the demographic composition of the communities that surround a school and ... Read More

  • Copper & Nickel Mining

    ... (based in the US), Codelco (Chile), Grupo México (Mexico), Jiangxi Copper (China), Norilsk Nickel (Russia), and Vale Limited (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by industrial production and economic growth. Individual company profitability depends on ... Read More

  • Electric Power Transmission, Distribution & Marketing

    ... brokers. Major companies include American Electric Power, Exelon, and NextEra Energy (all based in the US); Southern Power and State Power Grid (both headquartered in China); EON (Germany); SSE (Scotland); Tokyo Electric Power (Japan); and ... Read More

  • Electric Utilities

    ... as EON (Germany), EDF (France), Enel (Italy), and Tokyo Electric Power (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Although deregulation has altered power markets in many nations, electric utilities often continue to operate as unofficial monopolies in a given ... Read More

  • Electrical, Plumbing & Hardware Wholesalers

    ... Ace Hardware, Anixter, Graybar Electric, True Value, and WESCO International (all based in the US), as well as Rexel (France) and Wolseley (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Sales are driven by demand from the construction, telecommunications, and ... Read More

  • Electronic Inspection & Monitoring Instruments Manufacturing

    ... temperature, humidity, pressure, and flow. Major companies include Honeywell and Rockwell Automation (both of the US), as well as ABB (Switzerland), OMRON (Japan), Schneider Electric (France), and Siemens (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by ... Read More

  • Architectural & Structural Metals Manufacturing

    ... metal and metal plate work products. Major companies include Gibraltar Industries, NCI Building Systems, and Valmont Industries (all based in the US), as well as units of integrated metal producers such as Arconic, Nucor, and ... Read More

  • Coffee Shops

    ... Tea (The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf), Peet's Coffee & Tea, and Starbucks (all based in the US), as well as Costa (part of hospitality firm Whitbread) and Caffè Nero (both based in the UK). ... Read More

  • Commercial Fishing

    ... Aquaculture (Canada), Maruha Nichiro (Japan), and Nippon Suisan Kaisha (Japan). Large commercial fishing companies tend to be vertically integrated, encompassing fishing, freezing, and processing operations; smaller companies may have fishing operations only. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand ... Read More

  • Crude Petroleum Pipelines

    ... in the US); as well as Enbridge and Gibson Energy, (based in Canada); Transneft (Russia); Saudi Aramco (Saudi Arabia); and China National Petroleum Corporation (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by economic activity and population ... Read More

  • Diagnostic Substance Manufacturing

    ... include Alere, Beckman Coulter, and Bio-Rad Laboratories (all based in the US), as well as bioMerieux and Guerbet (both in France) and the diagnostic divisions of major pharmaceutical companies such as Abbott (US), Roche (Switzerland), ... Read More

  • Electric Power Generation

    ... into electrical energy. Major companies include American Electric Power, AES, Dominion Resources, Duke Energy, Exelon, and Tennessee Valley Authority (all based in the US), along with China Huaneng Group and Datang Power (both in China), ... Read More

  • Farm Support Services

    ... breeding. No major companies dominate the industry. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by domestic trends in crop and livestock production. The profitability of individual companies depends on establishing a value-added benefit to farms and keeping ... Read More

  • Gift, Novelty & Souvenir Stores

    ... (a division of The Walt Disney Company), Hallmark, Schurman Retail Group (aka Papyrus), and Spencer Gifts (all based in the US), as well as Card Factory (UK), kikki.K (Australia), and NBC Stationery & Gift (Singapore). ... Read More

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