Industries

Industry Reports

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Beverage

Richard J. Gallagher, Nira Maharaj | 09/16/2014

The Beverage Industry is a mature sector and includes companies that market nonalcoholic and alcoholic items. Since growth opportunities are limited, many members of the industry endeavor to diversify their offerings to better compete and gain share. Too, they may pursue lucrative distribution arrangements and/or acquisitions to expand their operations and geographic reach.

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Automotive

Mario Ferro | 09/12/2014

The Automotive Industry is comprised primarily of the world’s largest passenger automobile and light truck manufacturers. Through broad dealership networks, most members of the industry sell vehicles in the global market. The manufacturers offer a variety of makes and models, though there tends to be limited brand integration at the marketing, advertising, and dealership levels.

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Biotechnology

Nira Maharaj | 08/07/2014

The Biotechnology Industry is a highly volatile and unpredictable sector due to the scientifically intensive nature of the operations of companies that reside here. Markets served include medical, agricultural, environmental, and industrial. Biotech firms differ from conventional drug makers in that they utilize natural ingredients, as opposed to synthetic ones.

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Entertainment Technology

Michael Napoli, CFA | 08/20/2014

The Entertainment Technology Industry consists of a wide variety of com-panies that provide products and services used in electronic devices and by entertainment firms.

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Advertising

Sigourney B. Romaine, CFA | 07/29/2014

The Advertising Industry is divided into two types of marketing services companies: large international ad agency groups and other domestic-focused entities.

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