Business Services & Administration Market Research Reports & Industry Analysis

The Service sector is often considered the tertiary sector of many global economies, with the others being the secondary sector or manufacturing and the primary sector being agriculture.

As the name suggests, the service sector consists of the service-focused portion of the economy, such activities where companies or individuals offer their knowledge and time to improve productivity, performance, or opportunities. The basic characteristic of this sector is the production of services instead of tagible products. Services (also known as "intangible goods") include attention, advice, experience, and discussion.

For decades, there has been a substantial shift from the primary and secondary sectors to the tertiary sector in industrialized economies. This sector is now the largest sector of the economy in the Western world, and has also seen the fastest growth.

The business services industry, a subset of the Services sector, is focused on services explicitly offered to businesses and includes accounting, human resources, consulting, facilities management, leasing, security, and numerous other functions.

The market reports available in this Business Services category will help you research specific topics or organizations providing support to other businesses and in many cases will be focused on a specific topic, such as collections services, intellectual property, or corporate finance. Our collection of market research reports provides insights into product and market trends, opportunities, projections, sales, and marketing strategies. Specifics on market share, segmentation, size, and growth by country are also featured.

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Business Services & Administration Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Canadian Almanac & Directory, 2023

    ... legislative, governmental, judicial and educational organizations. Canada's authoritative sourcebook for over 170 years, the Canadian Almanac & Directory gives you access to almost 100,000 names and addresses of contacts throughout the network of Canadian institutions. Read More

  • Canadian Who's Who 2023

    ... Canada, offering access to 12,600 notable Canadians in all walks of life. Published annually to provide current and accurate information, the familiar bright-red volume is recognised as the standard reference source of contemporary Canadian biography. Read More

  • Financial Post Directory of Directors 2023

    ... recognizing leading Canadian companies and their execs. Today, this title is one of the most comprehensive resources for hard-to-find Canadian busniess information, allowing readers to access roughly 16,500 executive contracts from Canada's top 1,500 corporations. Read More

  • FP Survey: Predecessor & Defunct 2022

    FP Survey: Predecessor & Defunct 2022 The Predecessor & Defunct is the comprehensive record of changes to Canadian public corporations. Read More

  • Canadian Environmental Resource Guide, 2022/23

    Canadian Environmental Resource Guide, 2022/23 The Canadian Environmental Resource Guide is Canada's most complete reference of environmental associations and organizations, government regulators and purchasing groups, product and service companies and special libraries. Read More

  • Working Americans, 18 volume set

    ... present time. The volumes are arranged into decade-long chapters, each introducing to the reader three individuals or families. Individual profiles examine life at home, life at work, life in the community, family finances and budget, ... Read More

  • Industrial Supply Wholesalers

    ... Industrial Technologies, Fastenal, MRC Global, MSC Industrial Direct, Vallen Distribution, and WW Grainger. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE The entry of online retailers, primarily Amazon Business, into the industrial supply wholesale space has disrupted the business models of ... Read More

  • Medical Equipment & Supply Wholesalers

    ... McKesson Medical-Surgical, Owens & Minor, and Patterson Companies (all based in the US), along with EBOS Group (Australia), OneMed (Sweden), and Yamashita Medical Instruments (Japan). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Pressure to control health care expenditures is intensifying ... Read More

  • Recyclable Material Wholesalers

    ... Metals Company, and The David J Joseph Company (all based in the US), as well as ELG Haniel and TSR Recycling (Germany), European Metal Recycling (the UK), and Sims Metals (Australia). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand from ... Read More

  • Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Business Consulting Services Market Shares, 2021: IDC's Top 10 Vendors

    ... IDC's 2H20 APEJ IT and Business Services Tracker."As enterprises transition from a highly pocketed DX to executing digital-first strategies, they have recognised the need to reshape their human capital and platform capabilities in response to ... Read More

  • Analysis by Region - Asia Pacific - Australia

    ... the past month were mixed, with the first signs of the mounting headwinds facing households emerging. Retail sales growth has slowed steadily over 2022, with volume growth in Q2 largely attributable to government voucher schemes. ... Read More

  • Worldwide SMB Forward-Looking Technology Capabilities

    ... virtual and video appointments. These findings can help technology suppliers better understand the mindset of decision markers at SMBs and aid in communication, education, and selling efforts.According to Katie Evans, research director, Worldwide Small and ... Read More

  • Analysis by Region - Emerging Markets - South Africa

    ... 1.9% in 2022. Furthermore, the global economic environment is highly uncertain and changing constantly. The index tracking expected business conditions in six months’ time fell to 49.4 most recently, down by 4.4 points on a ... Read More

  • Macro - Country Economic Forecasts - Ireland

    ... while inflation and a slowing global economy will weigh on activity this year and into 2023, growth is not lacking in support. GDP is forecast to rise 5.2% this year, with growth in 2023 reduced ... Read More

  • Macro - Country Economic Forecasts - Eurozone

    ... the eurozone economy to slow substantially towards the end of this year, as gas prices will remain substantially higher than in previous years and gas rationing this winter still appears to be a possibility. We ... Read More

  • Macro - Country Economic Forecasts - United States

    ... given the labor market strength. But the weakening in domestic demand confirms the economy is rapidly downshifting amid stubbornly high inflation and aggressive Fed tightening. We have lowered our GDP growth forecasts for the US ... Read More

  • Industry - Commodity Price Forecasts - Commodity Price Forecasts

    ... to levels last seen prior to the invasion of Ukraine, but tight supply should put a floor on prices. Despite the downgrade to our outlook, we are not forecasting recession. The risk, though, is high. Read More

  • Macro - Country Economic Forecasts - Germany

    ... together with upward revision to historic data, lifted our 2022 GDP forecast to 1.5% from 1.3% last month. But the near-term outlook has worsened given a slowing global economy and soaring gas prices. This points ... Read More

  • Macro - Country Economic Forecasts - Spain

    ... clouded by continued high inflation and a deterioration in the external environment, as Europe prepares for a winter of curtailed gas supplies. On balance, our forecasts are unchanged, and we see GDP growing 4.5% this ... 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

  • Janitorial & Carpet Cleaning Services

    ... North America, Jani-King, Stanley Steemer, and Terminix; major companies based outside the US include divisions of Aeon Delight (Japan), Consorzio Nazionale Servizi (Italy), ISS World Services (Denmark), Mitie Group (UK), and Wisag (Germany). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE ... Read More

  • Trade Show & Event Planning Services

    ... (both based in the US); Hyve Group, Informa Markets, and Reed Exhibitions (all based in the UK); and GL events (France). COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand is driven by overall economic activity and corporate profits. The profitability ... Read More

  • Global Licensed Sports Merchandise Market 2022-2026

    ... the forecast period. Our report on the licensed sports merchandise market provides a holistic analysis, market size and forecast, trends, growth drivers, and challenges, as well as vendor analysis covering around 25 vendors. The report ... Read More

  • Lumber Wholesalers

    ... Supply, and Tumac Lumber. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Demand for lumber and plywood is strongly affected by the level of residential real estate construction. Profitability depends on efficient operations. Large wholesalers are more likely to serve large ... Read More

  • Social Assistance

    ... the Poor, and Habitat for Humanity (all based in the US), along with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (Switzerland), Sanctuary Housing and The Salvation Army (both based in the UK), ... Read More

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