Note: Ingram Industries's revenues are gauged from an analysis of company filings.
Ingram Industries's Income Statement (based on Industry Averages)
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Ingram Industries Revenue (Sales)
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Trademark applications show the products and services that Ingram Industries is developing and marketing.
Ingram Industries doesn't have any recent trademark applications, indicating Ingram Industries is focusing on
its existing business rather than expanding into new products and markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
TEXTBOOKARMY Operating on-line marketplaces for sellers and buyers of new and used books and textbooks; providing a buy-back service for purchasing used books and textbooks of others
PUBLISH ON DEMAND creating media content for printed books and electronic books; production of printed books and electronic books; distributing printed books and electronic books to consumers and resellers
INGRAMSPARK Media publishing services, namely, providing a web-based service featuring technology that enables users to manage the production and publication of physical books and electronic books (e-books) and related digital content and offer them for sale to the general public
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Market Share of Ingram Industries's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Ingram Industries, even though they may not compete head-to-head.
These are the largest companies by revenue. However, they may not have the largest market share in this industry if they have diversified into other business lines.
The "Competition" section of a business plan or investment memorandum would start by analyzing the information about these companies.
Competitive advantage comes from offering better pricing or superior products/service.
These companies are similar in business line and location to Ingram Industries.
While some companies compete with neighboring businesses for customers, other companies may compete to attract skilled employees.
These companies are in the same general field as Ingram Industries and are rapidly expanding. Companies may grow organically or through acquisition. In some cases apparently high growth rates may be caused by data that weren't available in previous years.