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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Control, Electromedical, Measuring & Navigational Instruments Manufacturing

    ... instruments, navigation and guidance systems, and various types of testing equipment. Major companies include Agilent Technologies, Danaher, Honeywell, L-3 Communications, Medtronic, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, and Thermo Fisher Scientific (all based in the US), as well ... Read More

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