Market Research Logo

First Research, Inc.

First Research, a D&B company, is the leading provider of Industry Intelligence Tools that help sales and marketing teams perform faster and smarter, open doors and close more deals. First Research performs the “heavy lifting” by analyzing hundreds of sources to create insightful and easy to digest Industry Intelligence that can be consumed very quickly to better understand a prospect’s or client’s business issues. Customers include leading companies in banking, accounting, insurance, technology, telecommunications, business process outsourcing and professional services such as ADP, Bank of America, Merrill Lynch and Sprint. Used by more than 60,000 sales professionals, First Research can benefit any organization which has prospects in multiple industries.
...Show More ...Show Less

631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • 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

  • Pet Food Manufacturing

    ... 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 (Germany), Nestlé Purina PetCare ... Read More

  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturing

    ... in the US), as well as AstraZeneca (UK), Bayer (Germany), GlaxoSmithKline (UK), Novartis (Switzerland), Roche Holding (Switzerland), and Sanofi (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Pharmaceutical manufacturers compete to discover and commercialize ever-more effective medicines. Companies focus on ... Read More

  • Professional Services Sector

    ... Sciences Corporation, IBM, IQVIA (formerly Quintiles), Jacobs Engineering Group, Latham & Watkins, McKinsey & Company, and Omnicom, as well as Accenture (domiciled in Ireland), Capgemini (France), Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (UK), PricewaterhouseCoopers (UK), and WPP (Ireland). ... Read More

  • Property/Casualty Insurance Carriers

    ... State Farm, Nationwide Mutual, and the property/casualty arms of AIG and The Hartford Financial Services Group (all based in the US), and Allianz (Germany), AXA (France), PICC (China), Tokio Marine (Japan), and Zurich Insurance (Switzerland). ... Read More

  • Residential Property Investment

    ... Communities, and Essex Property Trust. Outside the US, major companies include Sun Hung Kai Properties (Hong Kong), Leoplace 21 (Japan), LEG Immobilien (Germany), Kerry Properties (Hong Kong), CapitaLand (Singapore), and Gagfah (Luxembourg). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand ... Read More

  • Tire Dealers

    ... Corporation, Munro Muffler Brake, Les Schwab Tire Centers and retail units of manufacturers Bridgestone and Goodyear (all based in the US), as well as Beaurepaires (Australia) and Kwik-Fit (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for replacement tires ... Read More

  • Motorcycle Manufacturing

    ... based in China); BMW (Germany); Hero MotoCorp (India); Honda, Kawasaki, Suzuki, and Yamaha (Japan); and Harley-Davidson and Polaris (the US). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income and interest rates drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends ... Read More

  • Education & Training Services

    ... include Adtalem Global Education, Apollo Education Group, Career Education Corporation (CEC), K12, and Kaplan (all based in the US); as well as New Oriental Education & Technology Group (China), NIIT Limited (India), and Benesse Corporation ... Read More

  • Human Resources Consulting Services

    ... salary administration. Major companies include Aon Hewitt and Mercer (both based in the US), Willis Towers Watson (based in Ireland), and divisions of global consulting firms such as Deloitte and Accenture. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is ... Read More

  • Investment Banking

    ... or act as principals in buying or selling securities on a spread. Major companies include Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch, and Morgan Stanley (all based in the US), as well as Barclays (UK), Deutsche Bank (Germany), ... Read More

  • Metal Valve & Pipe Fitting Manufacturing

    ... process control companies such as Curtiss-Wright, Emerson Electric, Flowserve, and Parker Hannifin (all based in the US), as well as valve manufacturers such as Crane, Mueller Water Products, and Watts Water (all based in the ... Read More

  • Nursery & Floriculture Production

    ... Horticultural, Color Spot Nurseries, and Monrovia Nursery. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income, home sales and new home construction, and commercial real estate construction. The profitability of individual companies depends on anticipating demand ... Read More

  • Oil & Gas Field Services

    ... Nabors Industries, National Oilwell Varco, Saipem, Schlumberger, Transocean, and Weatherford International. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by oil and gas prices. The profitability of individual companies depends on technical expertise and efficiency of operations. Large ... Read More

  • Opticians

    ... the US include LensCrafters and Pearle Vision (both owned by Italy's Luxottica), National Vision, and Visionworks of America, as well as Fielmann (based in Germany) and GrandVision (the Netherlands). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by ... Read More

  • Recreational Vehicle Manufacturing

    ... Thor Industries, and Winnebago (all based in the US), along with Hymer (Germany), Swift (UK), and Trigano (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income and demographics, as RV buyers are mainly middle aged ... Read More

  • Retail Sector

    ... companies include Costco, Kroger, and Walmart (all based in the US), as well as Aldi (Germany), Carrefour (France), Schwarz (Germany) and Tesco (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE The internet and increasing consumer connectivity are transforming the retail ... Read More

  • Semiconductor Equipment Manufacturing

    ... GT Advanced Technologies, Lam Research Corporation, and Veeco Instruments (all based in the US), as well as ASML Holding (the Netherlands) and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation and Tokyo Electron Limited, both of Japan. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand ... Read More

  • Shoe Stores

    ... Company and owner of Famous Footwear and Naturalizer), DSW, Foot Locker, Genesco, and Payless ShoeSource. Some shoe manufacturers, such as Nike, also have retail operations. Major non-US companies include Aldo Group (Canada), Belle International (China), ... Read More

  • Sign Manufacturing

    ... of the US), as well as Shingokizai (Japan) and Marahrens (Germany). The industry also includes the large electronic display divisions of major electronics manufacturers such as Panasonic (Japan) and Samsung (South Korea). Producers of paper ... Read More

  • TV Broadcast & Cable Networks

    ... are ABC, CBS, Fox, and NBC, while leading basic-cable networks include The CW, ESPN, Fox News, USA, and Univision. Other leading companies include Luxembourg-based RTL Group, Japan's Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK, also called Japan Broadcasting ... Read More

  • Warehouse Clubs & Superstores

    ... sold in large quantities. Major companies include Sam's Club (Wal-Mart); Costco Wholesale; BJ's Wholesale Club; and Meijer (all based in the US), as well as Carrefour (France), Metro (Germany), and Tesco (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demographics ... Read More

  • Electrical Products Manufacturing

    ... based in US), as well as Legrand (France), LG Electronics (South Korea), Mitsubishi Electric (Japan), Philips Lighting (the Netherlands), Prysmian (Italy), and Siemens (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Due to product diversity, demand is driven by a ... Read More

  • Health Care Sector

    ... facilities. Major companies include Ascension Health, HCA, Kaiser Permanente, and Tenet Healthcare (all based in the US), as well as Fresenius (Germany), National Hospital Organization (Japan), and Ramsay Health Care (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Health care ... Read More

  • Advertising Agencies

    ... Major US advertising agencies include units of Interpublic and Omnicom; leading companies based outside the US include Dentsu and Hakuhodo DY Holdings (both based in Japan), and WPP (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for advertising is ... Read More

3 4 5 6 8 10 11 12

Research Assistance

Join Alert Me Now!

Sign Up

Find out more on our blog

Download our eBook: How to Succeed Using Market Research

Learn how to effectively navigate the market research process to help guide your organization on the journey to success.

Download eBook