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2024 Global Roofing Industry Report

The global roofing market is growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.7% from $267.64 billion in 2023 to $277.42 billion in 2024. This growth can be attributed to growth within construction and real estate, urbanization trends, climate and weather, architectural styles and trends, and the need for maintenance and replacement.


Retirement Planning: Insights and Strategies for Business Owners in 2024

2024 is on pace to be a record-breaking year for retirement in the U.S. This year, an average of 11,000 Americans per day are expected to celebrate their 65th birthday. Now through 2027, we will see the most significant surge of retirement-age Americans than ever before. Yet, at the same time, data from the Pew Research Center shows that one in five people over the age of 65 are choosing to continue working, and the Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting that Americans over the age of 65 will continue to rise in labor force participation over the next ten years. This trend is being mirrored around the world. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, over the past 25 years, labor force participation at older ages has increased significantly.


2024 Robotics Industry Report

The global robotics market was valued at $46 billion in 2023 and is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.1% to reach $169.8 billion between 2024 and 2032. 


The Biggest M&A Trends For 2024

This year, there is a great deal of optimism for M&A dealmaking for several reasons. Financial markets are improving as inflation slows, and interest rates are expected to see much-anticipated cuts. There is also a pent-up demand for deals, combined with an excellent supply of deal availability. Additionally, many businesses have strategic needs to evolve and remain competitive; for these companies, M&A deals can be their best friend. And while mega deals may be down this year, small and mid-size deals are where the action can be found.


2024 Global Healthcare & Medical Industry Report

According to Verified Market Research, the global healthcare market will reach $665.37 billion by 2028. The healthcare sector is primarily segmented into pharmaceuticals, services, devices, and others. By application, the industry is categorized by cardiovascular, oncology, anti-infection, central nervous system, respiratory, and others.


2024 Global Education And Government Industry Report

The global government education market was valued at $558.49 billion in 2023 and is forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.8% between 2024          and 2030.


2024 Global Real Estate, Lodging & Leisure Industry Report

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2024 Global Environmental, Waste & Recycling Industry Report

The waste recycling services market has grown from $58.53 billion in 2023 to $62.22 billion in 2024 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.3%. Such historic growth can be attributed to:


2024 Global Transportation & Logistics Industry Report

The global freight & logistics market is forecast to grow to $18.69 billion by 2026 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.4%. Looking solely at logistics, the global logistics market is expected to reach $6.55 trillion by 2027, growing at a CAGR of 4.7% between 2022 and 2027.  The freight & logistics market includes the sale of services by companies that transport goods and commodities via rail, air, roads, and water, using large vessels in the process of planning and executing the efficient transportation and storage of goods from point A to point B to meet consumer needs in a timely and cost-effective manner.


2024 Global Consumer, Food & Retail Industry Report



2024 Global Energy And Power Industry Report

Global demand for electricity is forecast to rise faster over the next three years, growing by an average of 3.4% annually through 2026, driven by an improving economic outlook. The worldwide energy market is expected to experience a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.84% from 2024 to 2028.


2024 Global Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) Industry Report

The Global Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) market was valued at $10.05 billion in 2023, with a forecasted compound annual growth rate of 10.3% to reach $24.36 billion by 2032.


2024 Global Business Services Industry Report

The global business services market is forecast to reach a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21% from 2023 to 2032. Last year, the market was estimated to be valued at $203.7 Billion, and it is projected to reach $13.8 trillion by 2032.


Navigating The Unpredictable: A Recap Of M&A In 2023

Midway through the year, I published an article titled "Don't Panic – The M&A Outlook in 2023," which aimed to calm nerves amid the prevailing uncertainty in the market. As we approach the close of the year, it is evident that the US economy has defied the gloomy predictions that loomed at the beginning of 2023, steering clear of a recession. The resilience is remarkable, and a deeper dive into the dynamics reveals some interesting trends. 


2023 Global Packaging Industry Report

The value of the global packaging market forecasts to increase from $917 billion in 2019 to $1.05 trillion in 2024, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.8%. The market has seen consistent growth over the past ten years thanks to the expansion of new areas, changes in substrate choices, and shifting ownership dynamics. Also, many vendors in the packaging sector are working to grow their market share by building new production facilities for paper packaging. 


2023 Global Distribution Industry Report

The global industrial distribution market was valued at $7.72 trillion in 2022 and is forecasted to reach $11.93 trillion by 2032, growing at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.5%.


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