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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Food Manufacturing

    ... and candy. Major companies include US-based Archer-Daniels-Midland, Conagra Brands, Frito-Lay, General Mills, Kellogg, Kraft Heinz, Mondelez International, and Tyson Foods; along with COFCO (China), Danone (France), Fonterra (New Zealand), Grupo Bimbo (Mexico), JBS (Brazil), Maruha ... Read More

  • Fruit & Vegetable Processing

    ... Smucker, JR Simplot, Pinnacle Foods, and Seneca Foods (all based in the US); as well as AGRANA (Austria), Bonduelle (France), Del Monte Pacific (Singapore), Greenyard Foods (Belgium), La Doria (Italy), McCain Foods (Canada), and divisions ... Read More

  • Grantmaking Foundations

    ... organizations include the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Ford Foundation, the J Paul Getty Trust, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the W K Kellogg Foundation, all based in the US, as well as ... Read More

  • Hazardous Waste Services

    ... based in the US), as well as Augean (UK), DBE Technology (Germany), and Séché Environnement (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the volume of hazardous waste generated and by the needs of individuals, businesses, ... Read More

  • Industrial Control Products Manufacturing

    ... and Rockwell Automation (all based in the US), as well as ABB (Switzerland), Beijing Sifang Automation (China), OMRON (Japan), Schneider Electric (France), and Siemens (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by overall industrial production and ... Read More

  • Bowling Centers

    ... Hollywood Bowl (UK), O'Learys (Sweden), REVS Bowling & Entertainment (Canada), Round One (Japan), and Tenpin (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demographics, personal income, and leisure time drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on the ability ... Read More

  • Coal Mining

    ... Major companies include Arch Coal, Cloud Peak Energy, and Peabody Energy (all based in the US), as well as Anglo American (UK), BHP Billiton (dually headquartered in the UK and Australia), Coal India Limited (CIL, ... Read More

  • Electrical Products Wholesalers

    ... Electric, and WESCO; top companies based outside the US include Gerrie (Canada), Inaba Denki Sangyo Group (Japan), and Rexel and Sonepar (both of France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Sales are driven by demand from the construction, manufacturing, ... Read More

  • Aircraft Maintenance & Repair

    ... Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company, Lufthansa Technik (Germany), SR Technics (Switzerland), and ST Aerospace (Singapore). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for maintenance and repair services is driven by air transportation activity and the size and age of ... Read More

  • Electronic Equipment Repair Services

    ... major companies dominate the industry. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the installed base of electronic equipment, equipment failure rates, and the cost advantage of regularly maintaining and fixing broken and idle equipment, rather than ... Read More

  • Fitness Centers

    ... Hour Fitness, Equinox, Gold's Gym, Planet Fitness, Life Time Fitness, and Town Sports International (all based in the US), along with Fitness First and Virgin Active (both based in the UK), Konami Sports Club (Japan), ... Read More

  • Health Insurance Carriers

    ... and UnitedHealth Group (all based in the US), as well as AEGON (the Netherlands), Allianz (Germany), and BUPA (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for health insurance products is driven by cost of medical care. The profitability ... Read More

  • Linens Manufacturing

    ... the US); as well as Springs Global Participações (based in Brazil), U10 (France), Vincenzo Zucchi (Italy), and Welspun India (India). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on consumer income and the rate of household formation. The profitability ... Read More

  • Marijuana Stores

    ... The multibillion-dollar global industry is experiencing strong growth, though the newness of the market and variance in regulation across geographies creates major barriers to entry. The industry includes medical marijuana dispensaries and stores that sell ... Read More

  • Meat Product Manufacturing

    ... as Charoen Pokphand Foods (Thailand); Danish Crown (Denmark); JBS and BRF-Brasil Foods (Brazil); NH Foods (Japan); and China's WH Group, whose operations include US-based Smithfield Foods. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income and ... Read More

  • Musical Instrument Stores

    ... music instruction. Major companies include Guitar Center, Sam Ash Music, and Numark (all based in the US), as well as Shimamura Music and Yamano Music (both based in Japan), and Thomann (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumer ... Read More

  • Oil & Gas Well Drilling

    ... Oceanics, Helmerich & Payne, Nabors Industries, Patterson-UTI Drilling, and Transocean (all based in the US), as well as Ensco plc (UK) and Ensign Energy Services (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by oil and gas ... Read More

  • Pet & Pet Supplies Stores

    ... Stores, and Petland (all based in the US), along with Global Pet Foods and Pet Valu (Canada), and Pets at Home (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Pet ownership drives demand, and spending generally resists economic cycles. Profitability ... Read More

  • Power Line & Telecommunications Infrastructure Construction Contractors

    ... Industries, Henkels & McCoy, MasTec, and SBA Communications (all based in the US), as well as Nippon COMSYS (Japan), Sirti (Italy), and TKH Group (the Netherlands). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by increased electrical transmission ... Read More

  • Radio Broadcasting & Programming

    ... companies include iHeartCommunications (formerly Clear Channel Communications), Cumulus Media, and Sirius XM Radio; leading companies based outside the US include the British Broadcasting Corporation (the UK), NRJ Group (France), and Promotora de Informaciones, also known ... Read More

  • Rental & Leasing

    ... equipment, as well as nonfinancial intangible assets. Major companies include Aaron's, Avis Budget Group, Hertz Global Holdings, U-Haul, and United Rentals (all based in the US) along with AerCap (the Netherlands), Ashtead Group (UK), LeasePlan ... Read More

  • Wineries

    ... Gallo, Jackson Family Wines, and The Wine Group (all based in the US); as well as Distell Group (South Africa), Gruppo Italiano Vini (Italy), Treasury Wine Estates (Australia), Veuve Clicquot (France), and Viña Concha y ... Read More

  • Banks & Credit Unions

    ... and Navy Federal Credit Union (all based in the US), as well as Banco Santander (Spain), HSBC Holdings (UK), China Construction Bank, and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for banking services ... Read More

  • Business Service Centers & Copy Shops

    ... include Allegra Network, ARC Document Solutions, FedEx Office and Print Services, Minuteman Press, Sir Speedy, and The UPS Store. Major companies based outside the US include bpost (Belgium), PostCon (Germany), and Quality Post (Mexico). COMPETITIVE ... Read More

  • Chemical Wholesalers

    ... HELM (Germany), ITOCHU (Japan), Nexeo Solutions (US), Sinochem (China), and Univar (US). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Chemical distribution is a cyclical business dependent on industrial demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on an efficient distribution system. ... Read More

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