Opportunities in the Business Services Sector

Dec 30, 2015, 07:11 ET from

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK and LONDON, Dec. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- published a blog post highlighting the challenges and opportunities in the business services sector. 

While business services may not catch news headlines as frequently as other consumer-facing industries, this sector encompasses a huge market. In the U.S., there are more than 390,000 companies in business services with annual sales reaching $815 billion.

To learn more, check out the blog:

Some of the services that are covered in the blog include security, landscaping, pest control, janitorial services, and waste management.

According to recent forecasts, the markets for security services and pest control are expected to expand in the coming years. The demand for private security services in the U.S. will rise 5% per year through 2019 to $68 billion. The market for pest control services has risen 6% each year over the past two decades.

Other service areas have faced deeper challenges. During the past five years, the landscaping services industry has faced declining demand. Fortunately, the construction market is on the rise, which will help drive the market for landscaping in the near future. Similarly, the janitorial services industry faced declines during the recession, but the market is still worth $52 billion and employs nearly 1 million workers.

To learn more about this industry, check out the reports used to gather the data for the blog:

These reports are also available on, where subscribers are able to purchase the individual sections, chapters, tables, or charts of a report they need without having to pay for the pieces they don't.

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