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Category: Consumer Goods & Retailing

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

(109 reports matching your criteria)
  • 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

  • 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

  • Ski Facilities

    ... -- facilities with overnight accommodations for guests -- are not included in the industry, but those companies are significant competitors of independent ski facilities. Important ski lodge and resort operators include Aspen Skiing Company, Booth ... Read More

  • Spa Services

    ... day spa franchise Woodhouse Spas, and Steiner Leisure, which operates spas on cruise ships and at resorts and hotels. Major companies based outside the US include Absolute Spa (Canada), Gokurakuyu (Japan), and Grupa Uzdrowisk (Poland). ... Read More

  • Computer & Office Equipment Wholesalers

    ... HNA Group), ScanSource, Tech Data, and divisions of diversified electronics distributors such as Arrow Electronics and Avnet. Major companies based outside the US include ALSO (Switzerland), Digital China, Esprinet (Italy), and Redington (India). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Audio & Video Equipment Manufacturing

    ... Panasonic, Pioneer, and Sony (Japan); and Philips (the Netherlands). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income and the rate of product innovation. The profitability of individual companies depends on manufacturing efficiency and effective marketing ... Read More

  • Consumer Services

    ... Jiffy Lube, Regis, Safelite, Service Corporation International, and Weight Watchers; leading companies outside of the US are Frisör Klier (Germany), Funespaña (Spain), and Indigo (formerly Vinci Park, France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumer income and demographics drive ... Read More

  • Dollar & Other General Merchandise Stores

    ... and Dollar Tree (both based in the US), along with Dollarama (Canada) and Poundland Group (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer spending, particularly among less affluent consumers, as most companies target the lower- ... Read More

  • Household Appliance Stores

    ... driven by home sales, home remodeling, replacement due to product failure, and technological innovation. The profitability of individual companies depends on effective marketing and merchandising. Large companies can negotiate volume discounts from manufacturers. Small companies ... Read More

  • Tobacco Manufacturing

    ... UST), Philip Morris International, and Reynolds American (a subsidiary of British American Tobacco); China National Tobacco; UK-based British American Tobacco and Imperial Brands; and Japan Tobacco. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by discretionary consumer spending ... 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

  • Petroleum & Petroleum Products Wholesalers

    ... include Equinor Marketing & Trading, Global Partners, Mansfield Oil, Sunoco, and World Fuel Services. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for petroleum comes mainly from auto and truck use and home heating. Profitability is determined by the efficiency ... 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Gift, Novelty & Souvenir Stores

    ... (a division of The Walt Disney Company), Hallmark, Schurman Retail Group (aka Papyrus), and Spencer's (all based in the US), as well as Card Factory (UK), kikki K (Australia), and NBC Stationery & Gifts (Singapore). ... Read More

  • Nonstore Retail

    ... Amazon, eBay, HSN, QVC, and Newegg, as well as Alibaba Group (China), Argos (UK), JD.com (China), MercadoLibre (Argentina), and Otto Group (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumers’ personal income. The profitability of individual ... 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

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