Articles in our Industry News Section

Retailers – and the Amazon / Whole Foods thing

Amazon's recent announcement of the Whole Foods acquisition sent a shiver thru the retail industry. We have read any number of articles over the past few years about the death of retail as some traditional retailers (Sears is the oft mentioned example) as internet...

An Update of ‘Top’ Lists — Accounting & Tax Firms

As part of our ongoing research activities, we are always looking for sources of company information including top companies in each country and top lists for any industry or segment. In the Business Services industry group, one of the segments is the Accounting and...

FinTech Robo Advisors . . . and the incumbents

In the hot start-up world of FinTech, there are many different segments from Insurance to Banking to Bitcoins and trading and . . . .   One of these advisory business that has been well know by the likes of Schwab, Fidelity and Vanguard. The new players are...

Corporate Complexity & the UK Exit from the EU

Among the issues facing the UK as it moves closer to separating from the European Union,  are the trade issues facing companies that do business with their UK based customers. With the EU, trade agreements and business rules have been negotiated and in place for years...

Market Metrics Report for the Global 5000

Using the data for the 5000 largest companies in the world -- the Global 5000 database - we have created a set of market metrics based on growth by industry and country. This short report looks at metrics including revenue per employee, market density as well as five...

FinTech Activity — All Part of Big Financial Player’s Operations

Since embarking on building out a FinTech company database, we have discovered and started to profile over 725 firms in the FinTech space.  In detail, we have researched, profiled (and estimated the revenue) for 110 of these. Along the way we have reviewed a number of...

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