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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

  • Securities Brokerages

    ... and Wells Fargo (all based in the US), as well as Credit Suisse (Switzerland), Deutsche Bank (Germany), Macquarie Group (Australia), and Nomura (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the returns on securities relative to ... Read More

  • Surveillance, Investigation & Security Consulting Services

    ... and Sterling. 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

  • Trade Show & Event Planning Services

    ... based in the US), along with ITE Group and UBM (both based in the UK), GL events (France), and Shanghai East Best Lansheng (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by overall economic activity and corporate ... Read More

  • Travel Agencies & Services

    ... and ticket offices. Major companies include American Express Travel, Carlson Wagonlit, Expedia, Priceline, and Sabre Holdings (all based in the US), as well as BCD Travel (the Netherlands), Thomas Cook (UK), and TUI Travel (Germany). ... Read More

  • TV Program Production & Distribution

    ... and distribution operations of CBS, Disney, NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures, Time Warner, and Twenty-First Century Fox. Leading companies based outside the US include Dutch firm Endemol Shine, UK's FremantleMedia (owned by German media conglomerate Bertelsmann), and ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Boat Dealers

    ... parts and boat repair services. Major US companies include MarineMax and West Marine. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for boats is closely linked to personal income, consumer confidence, and the general economy. Industry groups also examine other ... 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

  • Agricultural Machinery Manufacturing

    ... Corporation (all based in the US), along with Claas KGaA (Germany), CNH Industrial (UK), Kubota (Japan), Mahindra & Mahindra (India), and Shifeng Group and YTO Group (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for agricultural machinery is driven ... Read More

  • Ambulance Services

    ... and Providence Service (all based in the US), as well as Falck (Denmark), Harmonie Ambulance (France), and Lufttransport (Norway). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Increases in immigration, birth rates, morbidity rates, and life expectancies, as well as emergency ... Read More

  • Anesthesiologists

    ... American Anesthesiology (a subsidiary of MEDNAX), Sheridan Healthcare (part of AmSurg), and North American Partners in Anesthesia. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for anesthesiology services is driven by demographics and economic conditions. The profitability of an anesthesiology ... Read More

  • Automobile Parts Manufacturing

    ... steering and suspension components. Major companies include American Axle & Manufacturing, Autoliv, BorgWarner, Dana, Lear, Tenneco and the automotive division of Johnson Controls (all based in in the US), along with Robert Bosch and Continental ... Read More

  • Consumer Product Rental

    ... Redbox), and Rent-A-Center (all in the US), along with Home Essentials (Hong Kong), LOVEFiLM (UK), TalkTalk TV (UK), and TSUTAYA (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by personal income. The profitability of individual companies depends ... Read More

  • Education Sector

    ... and vocational programs. Institutions include public, private, and nonprofit as well as for-profit businesses. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Funding-related challenges have a major bearing on competition at every level of the education sector. Public K-12 school districts ... Read More

  • Fresh Produce Wholesalers

    ... (all based in the US), as well as Fresh Produce Group (Australia), Fyffes (Ireland), IG International (India), Oppenheimer Group (Canada), Tokyo Seika (Japan), and Total Produce (Ireland). Vertically integrated fruit and vegetable producers such as ... Read More

  • Government Sector

    ... Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, and Department of Agriculture. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for government services is driven by population growth and changing demographics of the US population. The ... Read More

  • Hog & Pig Farming

    ... trends in pork consumption. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and reducing the spread of disease. Large companies have advantages in vertically integrating operations from birthing to packaging and distribution. Small operations, ... Read More

  • Kidney Dialysis Centers

    ... Medical Care and B Braun Melsungen. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on the number of people who suffer from kidney disease. The profitability of individual companies is linked to efficient operations and good marketing. Large companies ... Read More

  • Metal Ore Mining

    ... Freeport-McMoRan and Newmont Mining (both based in the US), as well as Anglo American (UK); Barrick Gold (Canada); BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto (both dually headquartered in Australia and the UK); Glencore (Switzerland); Jiangxi Copper ... Read More

  • Motorcycle Dealers

    ... and accessories. No major companies dominate the industry; most have a single retail outlet. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Discretionary personal income and interest rates drive demand, since motorcycles are high-ticket purchases and often financed. The profitability of ... Read More

  • Movie Theaters

    ... leading companies based outside the US include Canada's Cineplex, the UK's Cineworld, and China's Wanda Film. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income and leisure time drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on securing access to ... Read More

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