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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Garden Centers & Farm Supply Stores

    ... feed. Major companies include Adams Fairacre Farms, Armstrong Garden Centers, Calloway's Nursery, Meadows Farms, and Tractor Supply Company (all based in the US), as well as Dobbies and Wyevale Garden Centres (the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Drug Stores

    ... Health, and Rite Aid (all based in the US), along with Jean Coutu and Shoppers Drug Mart (Canada), China Nepstar (China), AS Watson (Hong Kong), Matsumoto Kiyoshi (Japan), Anton Schlecker and Dirk Rossmann (Germany), and ... 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

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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