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Industry Reports

Tax Preparation Industry Analysis 2018 - Cost & Trends

Tax preparation is BIG business – there were 300k people employed at 109k firms in 2012 - generating $9 billion in revenue in 2012. The industry grew over 2% from 2010-2015, and is expected to speed up the pace of growth. Revenues of $11 billion are forecast for 2018. Tax preparation is unusual in that it provides a service to assist with a process that legally every American is required to do: submit an income tax return. Because it is required, tax preparation tends to be recession resistant.

Green Industry Analysis 2018 - Cost & Trends

Going green is becoming increasingly attractive as a business strategy. As scientists and politicians debate the truth of global warming and dwindling natural resources, green industry practices not only enjoy favorable public sentiment and the psychic income of a lower carbon footprint, but increased cost savings, supportive government policies, and ever-increasing profitability as well. Trends in consumption, government policy, and costs all point towards even more green industry business opportunities in the years ahead.

Business Services Industry Analysis 2018 - Cost & Trends

The Business Services industry encompasses a wide range of services. Many of these services can be purchased cheaper and/or with higher quality through outsourcing. Some examples of these services include staffing, direct mail, shipping and printing.

Business Opportunities Industry Analysis 2018 - Cost & Trends

So what exactly is a business opportunity and how does it differ from a franchise opportunity? In this report we explain the differences between a franchise and a business opportunity and help you determine what your options are if you decide entrepreneurship is for you.

Real Estate Industry Analysis 2018 - Cost & Trends

The real estate industry is a big business generating billions of dollars in revenue annually, and there are ample opportunities for entrepreneurs to turn a profit. Last year there were approximately 210,000 companies operating in the residential brokerage and management field, which generated $200 billion in revenue; there were 35,000 companies operating in the commercial brokerage and management field, generating $35 billion in revenue.

Automotive Industry Analysis 2018 - Cost & Trends

Automobiles are complex machines that increasingly include sophisticated computers. They are absolutely essential to the majority of the working population, and are frequently a point of pride for their owners. They require both regular and emergency service, replacement parts, paint, cleaning, stereo system installations and a whole lot more.

Fast Food Industry Analysis 2018 - Cost & Trends

You likely know more about the fast food industry than you realize. If you live in the United States - or pretty much anywhere else - it’s everywhere. Off of every exit on the highway, and at every rest stop. In the food court at the mall, and on the commercial strips on the outskirts of town. In cities and at airports.

Beauty Industry Analysis 2018 - Cost & Trends

It is every product and service dedicated to helping us look - and smell - the way we want, or the way we believe we should for professional reasons. And our definition of beauty is malleable and ever changing - providing never ending opportunities for the industry to innovate.

Burger Industry Analysis 2018 - Cost & Trends

In the early 1200s, the Mongol army placed slabs of lamb and mutton under their horse saddles as they rode into battle. After the meat was tenderized by the saddle and the back of the horse, they would consume it raw, as if it were an uncooked beef patty. This strange but practical method eventually developed into the creation of modern ground beef. Now that you’ve got ground beef, you know what has to come next: the hamburger.