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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

  • Management Consulting in Canada - Industry Market Research Report chain management consulting services. Over the five years to 2017, the industry has taken advantage of healthy macroeconomic conditions. The industry has grown due to a growing number of Canadian businesses and sustained need ... Read More

  • Brazil: In-depth PESTLE insights

    ...trend analysis. Synopsis Understand the political system in Brazil through analysis of key figures in the country and governance indicators. Understand the economic situation in Brazil through a balanced assessment of core macroeconomic issues. Understand ... Read More

  • Japan Small and Medium-Sized Business Market IT Spending Forecast by Vertical Segment, 2017-2021

    ...2017 to 2021 by company size, product, and industry, based on the latest economic situation and product information gathered from vendor surveys up to March 2017. IDC forecasts that the Japan SMB IT market will ... Read More

  • Paint Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...on home improvements and other key markets, such as the automotive and machinery sectors, increased demand for industrial coatings. As these markets continue to make headways over the next five years, the industry will continue ... Read More

  • Wholesale and Distribution Automotive Aftermarket Analysis By Replacement Part (Tire, Battery, Brake Parts, Filters, Body Parts, Lighting & Electronic Components, Wheels, Exhaust Components) And Segment Forecasts, 2014 - 2025

    ...with advanced technology incorporations in the automobile aftermarket component manufacturing, is expected to boost the market growth. The surging reception of semi-autonomous, electric vehicles, and hybrid & autonomous cars in the years to come is ... Read More

  • Online Recruitment Sites in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...has subsequently driven the use of online recruitment sites by both job candidates and employers. The industry has been further boosted over the five years to 2017 as the job market improved. Over the five ... Read More

  • Portable Toilet Rental in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...stalled. Demand for portable toilet rentals has largely recovered since, as economic growth spurred increases in construction investments. Over the five years to 2022, IBISWorld forecasts industry revenue will increase. However, environmental regulations are also ... Read More

  • TV & Appliance Wholesaling in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

    ...household appliances (e.g. dryers and ovens) directly from manufacturers. This wholesale bypass lowered prices for retailers, who avoided distribution mark-ups and eliminated the wholesaler's role as a middleman. In the coming years, an expanding building ... Read More

  • Copier & Office Equipment Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...profit, rising aggregate private investment and a growing number of businesses over the five years to 2017, demand for industry products, and thus revenue, has declined. While these conditions traditionally support the industry, the proliferation ... Read More

  • Heating & Air Conditioning Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...improvements largely drove demand for industry products. As the value of nonresidential construction has increased, demand from commercial building contractors has similarly followed. Over the five years to 2022, IBISWorld expects strong US employment and ... Read More

  • Cote d'Ivoire Country Risk Report Q4 2017

    ...position. However, we note thatthe country will remain an economic outperformer owing to stronginvestment, and a strengthening business environment which willattract development of new sectors. Côte d'Ivoire's fiscal deficit will peak in 2017, as subdued ... Read More

  • Azerbaijan Country Risk Report Q4 2017

    ...the EU and China, and Georgia'shigh ranking (16th out of 190) in the World Bank's Ease of DoingBusiness Ranking, will support the investment outlook. Georgia's current account deficit will remain wide over the comingyears, but ... Read More

  • Canada Country Risk Report Q4 2017 sustainable levels. We see weakening economic momentum carrying over into2018 as a renewed bout of oil price weakness will weigh onprivate investment. We expect to see increased efforts by Canadian provincial premiersto influence US ... Read More

  • Chile Country Risk Report Q4 2017 the years ahead and investmentinto non-copper sectors will become a key driver of economicgrowth. Chile's current account deficit will widen modestly in 2017 as a strikeat the Escondida copper mine will weigh on exports. ... Read More

  • Benin Country Risk Report 2017

    ...public and private sectorinvestment. However, we do not believe that growth will reach levelsaimed for by the government given that the business environmentreforms will not be sufficient to attract the kind of private investmentthat the ... Read More

  • FM Knowledge - theoretical foundation and application in practice

    ...views on the development in FM knowledge currently and over its short history as well as ideas for future research and development. This ebook is based on invited contributions from leading researchers who have had ... Read More

  • Croatia Country Risk Report Q4 2017

    ...only expected to return to its pre-crisis highby 2020. After a volatile 2016, we expect a return to relative political calm inthe coming quarters, though caution that the government coalitionremains vulnerable to internal divisions over ... Read More

  • Cameroon Country Risk Report Q4 2017

    ...note that potential unrest inthe run-up to the 2018 election could weigh on investor sentimentand pose risks to the country's bright outlook. Capital spending in Cameroon will keep the import bill elevatedover the coming years, ... Read More

  • Cyprus Country Risk Report Q4 2017 prop up growth.Regardless, growth will remain weak due to public sector austerity,competitive pressures on wages and disposable income, and highlevels of non-performing loans in the banking sector. Greek and Turkish Cypriots are nearing a ... Read More

  • Ecuador Country Risk Report Q4 2017

    ...pace of growth. We expect Ecuador to post a narrower current account surplus in2017, as import growth outpaces that of exports. The legacy and policies of Rafael Correa's Alianza PAIS (AP) willcontinue under President Lenín ... Read More

  • Finland Country Risk Report Q4 2017

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  • France Country Risk Report Q4 2017

    ...growthacross the board, which will help in bringing down France's highunemployment rate. In 2017 and 2018 we expect the structural inefficiencies of theFrench economy in combination with rising oil prices to result in anexpansion of ... Read More

  • Iraq Country Risk Report Q4 2017

    ...elevated over the coming quartersamid the highly militarised nature of the Iraqi society, grievancesamong religious and ethnic minorities, intra-Shi'a tensions andexternal powers vying for influence. The organisation of an independence referendum in the KurdistanRegional Government ... Read More

  • Kenya Country Risk Report Q4 2017

    ...recent months. That said, headwindsin 2017 have been largely transitory and growth will accelerate fromH2 as a packed infrastructure pipeline continues to attract investment. A combination of fixed direct investment into Kenya’s infrastructurenetwork and access ... Read More

  • Lithuania Country Risk Report Q4 2017

    ...headwinds afterthe economy posted strong Q117 headline growth, but won't suppressa notable acceleration in real GDP growth over the comingtwo years. Tensions neighbouring Russia will continue to pose the largest threatto investor interests in Lithuania ... Read More

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