Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The infestation of pests like bed bugs and stinkbugs will continue to harm businesses and consumers, but the Pest Control industry will benefit. Additionally, the recovering housing market will create a need for pretreatment termite services and regular inspections. As discretionary incomes rebound, consumers will spend on hotels and restaurants again, driving demand for industry services from this market... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
Market share concentration within the industry is low, with the top four companies are expected to account for slightly less than 30.0%of total revenue in 2014. The majority of the 23,235 operators are small- to medium-size firms. Industry companies are generally spread across many locations in order to be close to key consumer markets, which minimizes transportation costs and provide faster service.
However, market share concentration has increased during the past five years. This industry consolidation is largely the result of increased mergers and acquisitions, as larger companies pursue acquisitions to increase the density of their consumer base... purchase to read more