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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Media

    ... Corp, and Viacom, all of which have a global sphere of influence. Major companies based outside the US include Germany's Bertelsmann and ProSiebenSat.1 Media. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Massive media conglomerates dominate the global content production and ... Read More

  • Telephone Call Centers

    ... Alorica, Conduent, Convergys, Sitel, and TeleTech (all based in the US), as well as Atento (Brazil), Teleperformance (France), and Transcom Worldwide (Luxembourg). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is largely driven by consumer spending and business activity. The ... Read More

  • Tobacco Manufacturing

    ... UST), Philip Morris International, and Reynolds American (a subsidiary of British American Tobacco); China National Tobacco; UK-based British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands; and Japan Tobacco. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by discretionary consumer spending ... Read More

  • Mutual Fund Management

    ... Templeton Investments, T Rowe Price, and Vanguard (all based in the US), as well as Investec (South Africa), Old Mutual (UK), and Schroders (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is affected by the global economic conditions, evolving ... Read More

  • Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing

    ... other nonmetallic mineral products. Major companies include 3M, Guardian Industries, and Kohler (all based in the US), as well as AGC and Noritake (both of Japan), Compagnie de Saint-Gobain (France), CRH (Ireland), Knauf Gips (Germany), ... Read More

  • Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care Facilities

    ... include Brookdale Senior Living, Genesis Healthcare, and Golden Living (owned by GGNSC Holdings), all based in the US, along with Bupa (UK), ExtendiCare (Canada), Korian (France), and Orpea (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for long-term care ... Read More

  • Asset Management

    ... based in the US), as well as Allianz Group (Germany), Amundi (France), and UBS Group (Switzerland). In addition, most major banks have asset management divisions. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by demographic and market trends ... Read More

  • Construction Machinery Manufacturing

    ... Copco (Sweden), Doosan Infracore (South Korea), Hitachi and Komatsu (both based in Japan), Liebherr Group (Germany), and Sany Heavy Industry (China), along with the construction divisions of heavy equipment manufacturers Deere (US), CNH Industrial (UK), ... Read More

  • Converted Paper Products Manufacturing

    ... and WestRock (all based in the US), as well as Mondi (UK), Rengo (Japan), Smurfit Kappa Group (Ireland), and Svenska Cellulosa (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by general commercial activity and population growth. The ... Read More

  • Crude Petroleum Pipelines

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

  • Distilleries

    ... and Suntory (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven primarily by trends in alcohol consumption and personal income. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and strong distribution channels. Large companies have advantages in ... 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

  • Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing

    ... Ball Corporation, Flowserve, Gibraltar Industries, Mueller Industries, Snap-On, The Timken Company, and Valmont Industries (all headquartered in the US), as well as Jiangsu Guotai International (China), Schaeffler AG (Germany), and Toyo Seikan (Japan). Because of ... Read More

  • Financial Transaction Processing

    ... Global Payments, Heartland Payment Systems, MasterCard, Visa, and Western Union (all based in the US), as well as China UnionPay (China), Cielo (Brazil), and Moneris Solutions (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Technology is transforming the financial transaction ... Read More

  • Gold & Silver Mining

    ... Barrick Gold, Kinross Gold, and Goldcorp as well as Newmont Mining (headquartered in the US), AngloGold Ashanti (South Africa), KGHM (Poland), Fresnillo (UK-based with primary operations in Mexico), Glencore (Switzerland), and Polymetal International (UK). COMPETITIVE ... Read More

  • Home Health Care Services

    ... their homes. Major companies include AMEDISYS, Apria Healthcare Group, Kindred at Home, and Lincare Holdings (all based in the US), along with Allied Healthcare (UK), LVL Médical Groupe (France), and Saint Elizabeth Health Care (Canada). ... Read More

  • Insurance Carriers

    ... include Anthem, AIG, MetLife, Prudential Financial, State Farm, and UnitedHealth (all based in the US), along with Allianz (Germany), Assicurazioni Generali (Italy), AXA (France), and Ping An Insurance (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by ... Read More

  • Interior Design Services

    ... a number of large architecture and design firms offer interior design services, such as Gensler, Perkins + Will, HOK, and Aecom (all based in the US), as well as Stantec (Canada), DB&B (Singapore), and M ... Read More

  • Labor Unions

    ... Employees International Union; the International Brotherhood of Teamsters; and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (all based in the US). Outside the US, major organizations include the All-China Federation of Trade Unions ... Read More

  • Magazine Publishers

    ... Nast), Hearst, and International Data Group. Outside the US, major companies include Arnoldo Mondadori Editore (Italy), Bauer Media Group (Germany), Gruner + Jahr (Germany), and Sanoma (Finland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for magazines is driven largely ... Read More

  • Managed Application & Network Services

    ... companies include Amazon Web Services, Google (through Google Cloud Platform), Microsoft's Azure unit, Oracle, and IBM (all US-based), along with China's Alibaba. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Companies with the access to capital for new equipment and the ... Read More

  • Nonalcoholic Beverage Manufacturing

    ... in the US), along with Britvic (UK), Cott (Canada), Danone (France), Nestlé (Switzerland), Red Bull (Austria), and Suntory (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for nonalcoholic beverages is driven by consumer tastes and demographics. The profitability of ... Read More

  • Petroleum & Petroleum Products Wholesalers

    ... include Equinor Marketing & Trading, Global Partners, Mansfield Oil, Sunoco, and World Fuel Services. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for petroleum comes mainly from auto and truck use and home heating. Profitability is determined by the efficiency ... Read More

  • Public Relations Services

    ... and marketing giants such as IPG, Publicis, Omnicom, and WPP, as well as independent firms such as Blue Focus (China), Havas PR (France), and Edelman (US). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven primarily by the health ... 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

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