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631 Reports from First Research, Inc.

   
  • Reinsurance Carriers

    ... Reinsurance Group of America (RGA), Everest Re, and TransRe (all based in the US), as well as Munich Re (Germany), Swiss Re (Switzerland), and SCOR (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the volume of ... 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

  • Tire Dealers

    ... Corporation, Monro 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Asphalt Products Manufacturing

    ... building materials manufacturers such as Owens Corning, Carlisle, and Boral Limited; segments of large construction products companies CRH (Ireland), LafargeHolcim, and Compagnie de Saint-Gobain; and segments of large refined petroleum product companies such as BP, ... Read More

  • Community Colleges

    ... include Ivy Tech Community College, Lone Star College, Houston Community College, Tarrant County College, and Northern Virginia Community College. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on the demographic composition of the communities that surround a school and ... Read More

  • Content & Document Management Software

    ... (Austria), M-Files (Finland), Newgen Software (India), Objective (Australia), and Open Text (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by corporate and government spending and the proliferation of digital content. The profitability of individual companies depends on ... Read More

  • Copper & Nickel Mining

    ... (based in the US), Codelco (Chile), Grupo México (Mexico), Jiangxi Copper (China), Glencore (UK), and BHP Group (UK/Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by industrial production and economic growth. Individual company profitability depends on operating ... Read More

  • Development Tools, Operating Systems & Utilities Software

    ... Intel, Microsoft, Red Hat, and Symantec (all based in the US), as well as Avast Software (Czech Republic) and Trend Micro (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by sales of computing devices, including desktop and ... 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

  • Industrial Chemical Manufacturing

    ... Dow (US), Formosa (Taiwan), Royal Dutch Shell (the Netherlands), Mitsubishi Chemicals (Japan), SABIC (Saudi Arabia), Sinopec (China), and TOTAL (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand depends on the overall strength of the economy, because most industrial chemicals ... 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

  • Metalworking Machinery Manufacturing

    ... the US), along with Amada (Japan), DMG Mori (Japan), Fives (France), Shenyang Machine Tool (China), and TRUMPF (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is closely linked to US industrial activity. The profitability of individual companies depends on ... Read More

  • Performing Arts Companies

    ... the Metropolitan Opera Association, The Public Theater, and the San Francisco Symphony (all based in the US), as well as Cirque du Soleil (Canada) and The Royal National Theatre (the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income ... 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

  • Security Guard Services

    ... Group (both of the UK), Prosegur (Spain), Secom (Japan), and Securitas (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the need for the government, corporations, and other entities to protect their facilities, employees, data, and other ... Read More

  • Specialty Food Stores

    ... in a single product category. No major companies dominate the industry. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumer spending and tastes drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective merchandising and the ability to generate store traffic. ... Read More

  • Taxi & Limousine Services

    ... Taxi and limousine revenue is driven by business and leisure travel. The profitability of individual companies depends on good marketing. Small companies can effectively compete with large ones because there are few economies of scale ... 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

  • Electric Power Generation

    ... into electrical energy. Major companies include American Electric Power, AES, Dominion Energy, Duke Energy, Exelon, and Tennessee Valley Authority (all based in the US), along with China Huaneng Group and Datang Power (both in China), ... Read More

  • Electric Power Transmission, Distribution & Marketing

    ... brokers. Major companies include American Electric Power, Duke Energy, and Exelon (all based in the US); State Grid and China Southern Power Grid (both headquartered in China); EON (Germany); SSE (Scotland); TEPCO (Japan); and Federal ... Read More

  • Electronic Inspection & Monitoring Instruments Manufacturing

    ... temperature, humidity, pressure, and flow. Major companies include Honeywell and Rockwell Automation (both of the US), as well as ABB (Switzerland), OMRON (Japan), Schneider Electric (France), and Siemens (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by ... Read More

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