7 Key Stats to Know About the Automotive Aftermarket

The automotive aftermarket — the secondary market for vehicle parts used in repair and maintenance — encompasses everything from brake parts to filters to batteries. Automotive aftermarket companies include General Motors, Bosch, Standard Motor Products, Denso, Federal-Mogul, and CARDONE Industries, among others.

Topics: Transportation & Shipping Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

The Amcor-Bemis Merger: 3 Things to Know

The past few years have seen quite a boom in merger and acquisition activity, particularly in the packaging market. For proof of this, look no further than the blockbuster August announcement that Amcor planned to acquire rival packaging firm Bemis in an all-stock transaction valued at nearly US$5.3 billion.

Should the acquisition go through as anticipated, the transaction would create the world leader in flexible packaging, with US$13 billion in combined sales, according to a new acquisition impact report from The Freedonia Group. Here are three things to know about this global packaging game changer.

Topics: Materials & Chemicals Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

The U.S. Roofing Industry Outlook for 2018 and Beyond

Boosted by an increase in single-family housing starts and the rising need for storm-resistant products, the demand for roofing in the U.S. is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% to reach $19.9 billion in 2021, according to a new white paper by The Freedonia Group, a leading international business research company.

Topics: Materials & Chemicals Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

Power Lawn and Garden Equipment: Top Trends and Statistics

Power lawn and garden equipment is an important component of the lawn care industry and the landscaping industry. Both residential home gardeners and commercial landscapers use a variety of equipment such as lawnmowers, garden tractors, trimmers and edgers, and blowers. This equipment aids in the upkeep of manicured lawns and gardens, parks, golf courses, and athletic fields.

Topics: House & Home Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

Top 10 Most-Viewed Blog Posts by The Freedonia Group in 2017

Since 1985, The Freedonia Group has provided high-quality industry market research used by business leaders, strategists, and decision makers around the globe.

Topics: Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

6 Booming Industries to Watch in 2018

Finding the next hot growth market is not always easy. Sometimes, the outlook for a new product is obvious. Take smartphones, for example. Other times, disruptive forces bring about sudden and unpredicted changes. For example, not until after news broke that Amazon acquired Whole Foods did grocery retailers roll out plans to expand their digital platforms and offer home delivery — sweeping changes few grocers had considered before the bombshell made adaptation a matter of survival.

Topics: Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

4 New White Papers & Free Downloads from MarketResearch.com

MarketResearch.com has five in-house publishing divisions that produce quality market intelligence for top industry decision makers. 

These publishers not only provide market research reports, they have also released a number of free white papers, presentations, and e-books on a variety of dynamic markets. These resources are designed to give you a quick view of an industry, leading companies, or trends. 

Topics: Food & Beverage Biotechnology Pets Packaged Facts Kalorama Information The Freedonia Group

Check Out MarketResearch.com’s New Video Series

Have you visited MarketResearch.com’s YouTube page lately? We’ve released a steady stream of new videos that highlight current market forecasts and consumer research.

Here are a few featured videos. They are quick to watch — under one minute in length.

 

Topics: Packaged Facts Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

Quick Facts & Expert Industry Analysis on Drones

Forbes recently published an article written by Ken Long, a Senior Industry Analyst at The Freedonia Group, a division of MarketResearch.com. The article highlights seven key facts you need to know before investing in drone technology.

Read the article to learn:

  • Forecasts of U.S. drone sales to 2020
  • Which markets are poised to explode and which will climb at moderate rates
  • Where you can find possible investment opportunities
Topics: Retail Consumer Electronics Public Sector Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

What’s Driving the Global Security Market

Global security products and services make up an industry worth more than $300 billion. The United States is the largest market overall, but the fastest gains will be found in less developed markets such as India, China, Mexico, South Africa, Turkey, and Brazil, according to Jennifer Christ, a Research Manager at the Freedonia Group.

“Growth in the security market stems from economic development, rising urbanization, increasing personal incomes, and concerns about crime and insufficient public safety measures,” Jennifer explained in a recent webinar on the topic.

Topics: House & Home Public Sector Business Services & Administration Industry Insights The Freedonia Group