Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The economic recovery will greatly benefit the Day Care industry. As parents and guardians, particularly females, rejoin the workforce, demand for day care services will grow. Additionally, expected increases in disposable income will allow families to spend more on child care, including high-value services such as early education programs. One key area of growth for the industry is employer-sponsored child-care services, which will become increasingly important as companies ramp up their efforts to attract and retain staff... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Day Care industry has a low level of concentration; the four largest companies in the industry account for about 9.0% of revenue in 2014. The industry is largely characterized by nonemployer operators, which account for an estimated 92.6% of companies, according to the latest data from the US Census Bureau. Many people supplement their income by babysitting or partaking in this activity when they are between jobs. However, new operations may arise out of long-standing relationships with many parents.
Increasing mergers and acquisitions among major players have led to a gradual shift toward large establishments. Stark revenue growth before the recession prompted many players to acquire rivals so as to grow quickly... purchase to read more