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Category: Consumer Goods & Retailing

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

(109 reports matching your criteria)
  • Nursery & Floriculture Production

    ... Horticultural, Color Spot Nurseries, and Monrovia Nursery. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income, home sales and new home construction, and commercial real estate construction. The profitability of individual companies depends on anticipating demand ... Read More

  • Opticians

    ... the US include LensCrafters and Pearle Vision (both owned by Italy's Luxottica), National Vision, and Visionworks of America, as well as Fielmann (based in Germany) and GrandVision (the Netherlands). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by ... 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

  • Electrical Products Manufacturing

    ... based in US), as well as Legrand (France), LG Electronics (South Korea), Mitsubishi Electric (Japan), Philips Lighting (the Netherlands), Prysmian (Italy), and Siemens (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Due to product diversity, demand is driven by a ... Read More

  • Farm & Garden Equipment Wholesalers

    ... is driven primarily by the health of the farming sector, which is tied to crop prices and yields. The profitability of individual companies depends on good merchandising and efficient operations. Large distributors have few economies ... Read More

  • Funeral Services

    ... US), along with Arbor Memorial Services (Canada), Dignity (UK), and Funespaña (Spain). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for services is driven mainly by local mortality rates and the population of aging people. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

  • Linen & Uniform Supply Services

    ... along with Elis (France) and Watakyu Seimoa (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by employment trends, as swings in hiring impact uniform and garment needs. The profitability of individual companies depends on efficient operations and ... Read More

  • Drug Stores

    ... Health, and Rite Aid (all based in the US), along with Jean Coutu and Shoppers Drug Mart (Canada), China Nepstar (China), AS Watson (Hong Kong), Matsumoto Kiyoshi (Japan), Anton Schlecker and Dirk Rossmann (Germany), and ... Read More

  • Entertainment & Games Software

    ... US); Tencent (China); Konami, Nintendo, Sega, and Bandai Namco (Japan); and Ubisoft (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven primarily by personal income and gamer demographics. The profitability of individual companies depends on an understanding of ... Read More

  • Office Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment Manufacturing

    ... International, and Steelcase. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for office and business furniture and fixtures is driven by corporate spending and commercial construction and vacancy rates. The profitability of individual companies is closely linked to volume, since ... Read More

  • Pet & Pet Supplies Stores

    ... Stores, and Petland (all based in the US), along with Global Pet Foods and Pet Valu (Canada), and Pets at Home (UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Pet ownership drives demand, and spending generally resists economic cycles. Profitability ... Read More

  • Electronic Equipment Repair Services

    ... companies include UBreakiFix and CPR Cell Phone Repair. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by the installed base of electronic equipment, equipment failure rates, and the cost advantage of regularly maintaining and fixing broken and idle ... Read More

  • Furniture Stores

    ... Hardware), Rooms To Go, and Williams-Sonoma (all based in the US), as well as DaVinci (China), HOLA Home Furnishing (Taiwan), DFS (UK), and IKEA (Sweden). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Household furniture sales are closely linked to home ... Read More

  • Office, School & Art Supplies Manufacturing

    ... Ticonderoga, Pentel, and Sargent Art (all based in the US), as well as Bic (France), PILOT (Japan), and Germany's Montblanc International, STAEDTLER Mars, and Faber-Castell. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by white-collar employment and educational ... Read More

  • Building Material Dealers

    ... based in the US) as well as Beijing Easyhome Investment Holding Group and Red Star Macalline International (both based in China), Home Improvement Hirose (Japan), Kingfisher (UK), Bauhaus and Tengelmann-owned OBI (both based in Germany). ... Read More

  • Electronic Toys & Games Manufacturing

    ... Nintendo (Japan), and Sony (Japan), as well as peripheral providers such as Bigben (France), Nyko (US), and Logitech (Switzerland). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by personal income and product innovation. The profitability of individual companies ... Read More

  • Home Furnishings Stores

    ... US companies include At Home, Bed Bath & Beyond, Pier 1 Imports, RH (formerly Restoration Hardware), and Williams-Sonoma. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by consumer income. Large companies compete through volume purchasing, breadth of products, ... Read More

  • Technology & Office Equipment Leasing

    ... Services, and SmartSource Rentals (all based in the US), along with Fuyo General Lease (Japan) and Syscap (the UK). Major manufacturers such as Hewlett Packard, Canon, and Xerox also offer technology leasing services. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Child Care Services

    ... Learning Care Group; major companies based outside the US include Smallsteps (The Netherlands), G8 Education (Australia), and Elbkinder (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven primarily by growth in the youth population, and secondarily by employment ... Read More

  • Fuel Oil & LP Gas Dealers

    ... all based in the US, as well as Japan's Mitsui & Co, Ultrapar Participações of Brazil, and Dutch firm SHV Holdings. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural heating needs drive demand. The profitability of ... Read More

  • Photographic Services

    ... include portrait studios Cherry Hill Programs, Lifetouch, Picture People, and Portrait Innovations, as well as commercial photo service Getty Images. Outside the US, major companies include H Tempest (UK), Studio Alice (Japan), and Visual China ... Read More

  • Jewelry Manufacturing

    ... James Avery Craftsman, Richline Group, and Tiffany, as well as Bulgari (Italy), Cartier (France), D Swarovski & Co (Austria); Gitanjali Gems (India), Kingold Jewelry (China), and PANDORA (Denmark). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for jewelry is driven ... Read More

  • Art Dealers & Galleries

    ... Christie's (based in the UK) and Sotheby's (US). Other major establishments include Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac (Austria), Gerald Peters Gallery (US), Poly International (China), and the Saatchi Gallery (the UK). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Consumer spending, interest in ... Read More

  • Livestock & Other Animal Food Manufacturing

    ... proteins, vitamins, and other ingredients. Top US companies include ADM, Cargill, Land O'Lakes (which owns Purina), and Scoular; other companies include Charoen Pokphand Foods (Thailand), Nutreco (the Netherlands), New Hope Liuhe (China), and Ridley (Australia). ... Read More

  • Men's Clothing Manufacturing

    ... Strauss, PVH, Ralph Lauren, VF Corporation (all based in the US), along with Hugo Boss (Germany) and Youngor Group (China). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is largely determined by consumer tastes and disposable income. The profitability of ... Read More

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