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Category: Consumer Goods & Retailing

Consumer Goods & Retailing market research reports by First Research, Inc.

(109 reports matching your criteria)
  • Footwear Manufacturing

    ... Wolverine World Wide (all based in the US), along with Adidas (Germany), Asics (Japan), Belle International (China), and PUMA (Germany), Yue Yuen (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by fashion industry trends, demographics, and consumer ... Read More

  • Shoe Stores

    ... Company and owner of Famous Footwear and Naturalizer), DSW, Foot Locker, and Genesco. Some shoe manufacturers, such as Nike, also have retail operations. Major non-US companies include Aldo Group (Canada), Belle International (China), The Deichmann ... 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

  • Grocery Stores & Supermarkets

    ... discounters, and changing consumer perceptions of value. Traditional grocery chains now compete for market share with a slew of domestic and foreign competitors, including warehouse clubs and discounters, convenience, drug, and dollar stores, internet retailers, ... Read More

  • Cosmetics, Beauty Supply & Perfume Stores

    ... Sally Beauty Supply, Ulta, Sephora, and divisions of L Brands (Bath & Body Works, Victoria's Secret) and Brazil's Natura Cosméticos (The Body Shop International). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE High margins, repeat purchases, easy storage, and cheap shipping ... Read More

  • Film & Video

    ... NBCUniversal (owned by Comcast), Time Warner (owned by AT&T), Disney, and Viacom. Major companies outside the US include Germany's Bertelsmann and ProSiebenSat.1 Media, as well as France's Vivendi. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer ... Read More

  • Consumer Electronics & Appliances Stores

    ... the retail operations of Apple (all based in the US), as well as Dixons Carphone (UK), Fnac Darty (Belgium), GOME (China), the CECONOMY-owned Media Markt and Saturn brands (Germany), and Yamada Denki (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Fitness Centers

    ... Fitness, 24 Hour Fitness, Equinox, Gold's Gym, Planet Fitness, Life Time Fitness, and Town Sports International (all based in the US), along with Fitness First and Virgin Active (both based in the UK), Konami Sports ... Read More

  • Direct Selling

    ... Food, and Tupperware, as well as Vorwerk (Germany), Natura (Brazil), Herbalife (Grand Cayman), Coway (South Korea), and China's Infinitus, and Perfect. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Personal income and consumer preferences drive demand for the diverse array of ... Read More

  • Landscaping Services

    ... Davey Tree Expert Company, and TruGreen. Outside the US, major companies include Active Tree Services (Australia) and Idverde (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven partly by construction spending and partly by the economy's overall health. ... Read More

  • Florists

    ... such as 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, FTD, and Teleflora (all in the US), Euroflorist (the Netherlands), and Tokyoflora.com (Japan) provide orders to independent florists but are also competitors. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for flowers depends on discretionary consumer spending. ... Read More

  • Toy & Hobby Stores

    ... companies include GameStop, Michaels, Hobby Lobby, and AC Moore Arts & Crafts (all based in the US), as well as Citta del Sole (Italy), Hamleys (UK), LEGO Group (Denmark), and Toyworld (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Competition ... Read More

  • Department Stores

    ... companies include Macy's, Sears, and JCPenney (all based in the US), as well as Hudson's Bay Co. (Canada), Debenhams and Marks & Spencer (UK), El Corte Ingles (Spain), Galeria Kaufhof (Germany), Galeries Lafayette (France), and ... Read More

  • Pet Food Manufacturing

    ... of Colgate-Palmolive (Hill's Pet 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 ... Read More

  • Soap & Other Detergent Manufacturing

    ... in the US), along with Henkel (Germany), Nice Group (China), and Unilever (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Population growth, particularly among households with children, drives demand in the consumer sector, and economic growth drives demand in the ... Read More

  • Convenience Stores & Truck Stops

    ... American subsidiary of Seven-Eleven Japan), Circle K (a division of Canada-based Couche-Tard), Casey's General Stores, and Wawa. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumer and commercial driving trends drive demand. The profitability of individual stores depends on competitive pricing, ... Read More

  • Home Centers & Hardware Stores

    ... and True Value (all based in the US), as well as Kingfisher (UK), Leroy Merlin (France), OBI (Germany), and Lowe's-owned RONA (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Home remodeling and repair and new homebuilding drive demand. The profitability ... Read More

  • Used Merchandise Stores

    ... (all based in the US), Bookoff (Japan), and Oxfam (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demographics, consumer income, and consumer tastes drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient procurement and effective merchandising. Large companies have ... Read More

  • Hair Care Services

    ... well as Frisör Klier (Germany), Premier Salons (Canada), and Stefan Hair Fashions (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by demographics, population growth, and personal income. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective marketing and ... Read More

  • Sporting Goods Manufacturing

    ... Fitness, and Russell (all based in the US), as well as Amer Sports (Finland), Decathlon (France), Head (Netherlands), and Mizuno (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Sporting goods manufacturers are retooling their distribution, sales, and marketing strategies as ... Read More

  • Golf Courses

    ... based in the US; as well as Japan-based firms Accordia Golf and Pacific Golf Management; Blue Green Groupe Saur (France); and ClubLink Corporation (Canada). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by demographics and population growth. The ... Read More

  • Apparel Manufacturing

    ... Armour, and VF Corporation (all based in the US), along with Michael Kors (based in Hong Kong) and Prada (Italy). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Apparel manufacturers compete on both price and fashion. Under many supply agreements, customers ... Read More

  • Health Supplement Stores

    ... based in the US), along with Holland & Barrett (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Health and nutrition trends, aging populations, and consumer spending drive demand. The profitability of individual companies depends on product innovation, effective merchandising, and ... Read More

  • Household Appliance Manufacturing

    ... humidifiers and dehumidifiers, and toaster ovens. Major companies include US-based Whirlpool, along with BSH Hausgeräte (Germany), Electrolux (Sweden), Haier Electronics and Haier-owned GE Appliances (China), and LG Electronics (South Korea). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven ... Read More

  • Personal Care Products Manufacturing

    ... cosmetics. Major companies include Estée Lauder, Johnson & Johnson, and Procter & Gamble (all based in the US), as well as L'Oréal (France), Shiseido (Japan), and Unilever (the Netherlands and the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Makers ... Read More

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