What is the company's size? (Annual sales and employees)
What industry is the company in?
Trademark applications show the products and services that Specialty Saw is developing and marketing.
Specialty Saw doesn't have any recent trademark applications, indicating Specialty Saw is focusing on
its existing business rather than expanding into new products and markets.
Trademarks may include brand names, product names, logos and slogans.
SPECIALTY SAW INC. Blades for power saws; Blades for power tools; Circular saws
CLEAN-CUTS Blades for power saws; Power saw blades; Circular saws; Metal sawing machines; Power tools, namely, sawing machines
Determine whether Specialty Saw grew or shrank during the last recession. This is useful in estimating the
financial strength and credit risk of the company.
Compare how recession-proof Specialty Saw is relative to the industry overall.
While a new recession may strike a particular industry, measuring the
industry and company's robustness during the last recession estimates its ability to weather future recessions.
Market Share of Specialty Saw's Largest Competitors
A competitive analysis shows these companies are in the same general field as Specialty Saw, 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 Specialty Saw.
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 Specialty Saw 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.