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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Distilleries

    ... Suntory (Japan), and United Spirits (India). 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 ... Read More

  • Executive Search Services

    ... International, Spencer Stuart, and Russell Reynolds (all based in the US), as well as Egon Zehnder International (Switzerland), The Caldwell Partners International (Canada) and Norman Broadbent (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Job growth drives demand for the ... 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

  • Petroleum Refining

    ... BP (the UK); and Royal Dutch Shell (the Netherlands). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumption of gas and diesel fuel. The profitability of refineries depends on feedstock prices, efficient operations and the best mixture ... 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

  • Clothing Stores

    ... based in the US), along with Hennes & Mauritz (Sweden), Inditex's Zara chain (Spain), and Arcadia Group's Topshop (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income and fashion trends drive demand for clothing. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

  • Colleges & Universities

    ... as California, New York, and Texas, and private universities such as New York University, Duke, Harvard, and Johns Hopkins; leading institutions outside the US include the universities of Cambridge and Oxford, both located in the ... Read More

  • Retirement & Pension Management

    ... include the US-based Federal Retirement Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS), the California State Teachers' Retirement System (CalSTRS), and the New York State Common Retirement Fund (CRF). Outside the US, ... Read More

  • Self-Storage Services

    ... and retrieve their goods. Major US companies include REITs such as CubeSmart, Extra Space Storage, Life Storage, and Public Storage (all based in the US), along with Dymon Storage (Canada), Safestore (UK), and Shurgard (Belgium). ... Read More

  • Telecommunications Resellers

    ... provide network access to resellers on a wholesale basis and also own reseller brands. In the US major companies include AT&T's Cricket Wireless, Sprint's Boost Mobile, T-Mobile's MetroPCS, and Tracfone Wireless (owned by Mexico's America ... Read More

  • Toy & Game Manufacturing

    ... the US), along with Geobra Brandstätter (Germany), LEGO (Denmark), Namco Bandai (Japan), and Sanrio (Japan), as well as the gaming hardware divisions of Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Growth in the population of children ... Read More

  • Weight Reduction Services

    ... monitoring. Major companies include Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig, and Nutrisystem (all based in the US), as well as Dukan Diet (France), Nutrition & Diet Center (Saudi Arabia), and Rosemary Conley Online (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumers' ... Read More

  • Commercial Printing

    ... platemaking, and book binding. Major companies include Cenveo, Quad/Graphics, and RR Donnelley (all based in the US), as well as arvato (Germany), Cimpress (the Netherlands), Dai Nippon Printing and Toppan Printing (Japan), and Transcontinental (Canada). ... Read More

  • Computer Manufacturing

    ... equipment, including storage devices, terminals, and input/output devices such as printers, monitors, and keyboards. Major companies include US-based Apple, Dell Technologies, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP, and IBM, as well as ASUSTeK Computer (Taiwan), Canon (Japan), ... Read More

  • Computer Software

    ... Dassault Systemes (France), The Sage Group (UK), and SAP (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE The health of the global economy heavily influences spending for software products. The success of software companies depends on technical expertise and effective ... 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

  • Fitness Equipment Manufacturing

    ... Life Fitness (both owned by Brunswick), ICON Health & Fitness, Nautilus, and Peloton Interactive (all based in the US); as well as Amer Sports (the Finland-based owner of Precor), Dyaco International (Taiwan), Johnson Health Tech ... Read More

  • Home Health Care Services

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

  • Internet Auctions

    ... major companies based outside the US include China's Taobao (owned by Alibaba Group) and Argentina's MercadoLibre. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumers' personal income. Profitability of individual companies depends on effective marketing to build ... Read More

  • Janitorial & Carpet Cleaning Services

    ... ServiceMaster, as well as Coverall North America, Jani-King, and Stanley Steemer; major companies based outside the US include divisions of Aeon Delight (Japan), CNS Consorzio Nazionale Servizi (Italy), ISS World Services (Denmark), Mitie Group (UK), ... Read More

  • Magnetic & Optical Media Manufacturing

    ... Holdings and Sony (Japan); and Moser Baer (India). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for magnetic and optical media is driven by ever-expanding data storage needs of businesses and consumers. However, demand for particular storage formats can decline ... Read More

  • Magnetic & Optical Media Manufacturing & Reproduction

    ... such media. Major companies include media makers CMC Magnetics (Taiwan) and Sony (Japan); US-based integrated disk drive manufacturers Seagate and Western Digital; and reproducers Arvato (Germany), Sony DADC (Japan), and Technicolor (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand ... 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

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