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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Computer & Office Equipment Wholesalers

    ... HNA Group), ScanSource, Tech Data, and divisions of diversified electronics distributors such as Arrow Electronics and Avnet. Major companies based outside the US include ALSO (Switzerland), Digital China, Esprinet (Italy), and Redington (India). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Deep Sea Freight Transportation

    ... CGM (France), COSCO (China), Crowley (US), Evergreen (Taiwan), Hapag-Lloyd (Germany), and MSC Mediterranean Shipping (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by global imports and exports. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and ... Read More

  • Graphic Design Services

    ... LANDSCAPE Regional economic activity drives demand, because most graphic design firms are small and work locally. The profitability of individual companies depends on accurate bidding, timely delivery of projects, and a steady volume of work. ... Read More

  • Industrial Supply Wholesalers

    ... Technologies, Fastenal, Industrial Distribution Group, MRC Global, MSC Industrial Direct, and WW Grainger. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE The entry of online retailers, primarily Amazon Business, into the industrial supply wholesale space has disrupted the business models of ... Read More

  • Investment Firms

    ... Financial Group (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, ... 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

  • Motion Picture Production & Distribution

    ... Warner Bros. Newer, but increasingly significant, entrants in the field include streaming services Netflix and Amazon. Outside the US, major companies include Reliance Entertainment of India, Toho of Japan, and Village Roadshow of Australia, as ... Read More

  • Motor & Generator Manufacturing

    ... well as divisions of Emerson Electric and GE; major companies based outside the US include ABB (Switzerland), Nidec (Japan), Panasonic (Japan), and Siemens (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Industrial and manufacturing companies drive demand. The profitability of ... Read More

  • Less-Than-Truckload Carriers

    ... as well as DHL Freight (Germany) and TFI International (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by manufacturing output, residential and commercial construction activity, and retail spending. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations. ... Read More

  • Computer Networking Equipment Manufacturing

    ... Juniper Networks (all based in the US), as well as Nokia (Finland) and Huawei (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by economic growth as enterprises and service providers expand networks to meet increasing user needs, ... Read More

  • Wind Power Generation

    ... Energy, and Pattern Energy, as well as EDP Renováveis and IBERDROLA Renewables (both based in Spain), EDF (France), and EON Climate & Renewables (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for wind power generation is driven by public ... Read More

  • Agriculture & Forestry Sector

    ... Amaggi Exportação e Importação, Chiquita Brands International, Dole Food Company, Fresh Del Monte Produce, Sunkist Growers, and Total Produce; major animal production companies include Agri Beef, Dairy Farmers of America, JBS, and WH Group. Major ... Read More

  • Architectural & Engineering Services

    ... and structures. Major companies include AECOM, Jacobs Engineering, HDR, and KBR (all based in the US), as well as Fugro (The Netherlands), Nikken Sekkei (Japan), Wood Group (UK), and WorleyParsons (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for ... Read More

  • Audio & Video Equipment Manufacturing

    ... Panasonic, Pioneer, and Sony (Japan); and Philips (the Netherlands). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income and the rate of product innovation. The profitability of individual companies depends on manufacturing efficiency and effective marketing ... Read More

  • Commercial Real Estate Management

    ... US), as well as Colliers International (Canada), Lendlease (Australia), Mitsubishi Estate (Japan), and Regus Group (the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by commercial real estate occupancy levels. The profitability of individual companies depends on ... 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

  • 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, industrial, and government-funded ... Read More

  • Consumer Services

    ... Jiffy Lube, Regis, Safelite, Service Corporation International, and Weight Watchers; leading companies outside of the US are Frisör Klier (Germany), Funespaña (Spain), and Indigo (formerly Vinci Park, France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumer income and demographics drive ... Read More

  • Crop Production

    ... Exportação e Importação, Chiquita Brands International, Dole Food Company, Fresh Del Monte Produce, Sunkist Growers, and Total Produce. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by federal agricultural policy programs, food consumption trends, and the grain and ... Read More

  • Roofing, Siding & Sheet Metal Contractors

    ... Roof, Petersen-Dean, and Tecta America, all based in the US, and Flynn Canada. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for roofing services is closely tied to maintenance needs and new construction. Demand for replacement and repair is closely ... Read More

  • 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 Viking (Finland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand ... 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, Kenan Advantage Group, New Prime, and Quality Distribution, along with units of general freight trucking companies like JB Hunt ... Read More

  • Dollar & Other General Merchandise Stores

    ... and Dollar Tree (both based in the US), along with Dollarama (Canada) and Poundland Group (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer spending, particularly among less affluent consumers, as most companies target the lower- ... Read More

  • Household Appliance Stores

    ... driven by home sales, home remodeling, replacement due to product failure, and technological innovation. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective marketing and merchandising. Large companies can negotiate volume discounts from manufacturers. Small companies ... Read More

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