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's new tradmarks suggest it is investing in R&D and marketing, while expanding into new products or markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
INGRAM IQ software as a service (SAAS) services featuring software for performing and providing data analytics and insights in the field of book publishing
INGRAM ACADEMIC SERVICES Providing an on-line searchable database featuring books and other documents being offered for sale; Order fulfillment services relating to books and other documents; Marketing services relating to books and other documents
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
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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.