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The Real Economy: Industry Outlook

Industry-specific insights for the middle market

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The Real Economy: Industry Outlook provides a collection of sector-specific insights developed by our RSM US LLP industry senior analysts, a select group of professionals dedicated to studying economic and industry data, market trends and the emerging issues faced by middle market businesses.

Each outlook offers a data-driven approach to industry research, examining the impact of economic factors, including earnings, competitive landscape, consumer behavior, capital flows, mergers and acquisitions activity, supply chain, labor and more.

Current Edition: Summer 2020

From COVID-19’s impact to economic uncertainties, what are the issues affecting middle market businesses in a variety of industries?

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Business and professional services industry outlook

Business and professional services industry outlook

From law firms to government contractors, what’s impacting business and professional services businesses amid a time of uncertainty?

Consumer products industry outlook

Consumer products industry outlook

Supply chain challenges, ecommerce needs and changing consumer preferences are some of the issues weighing on consumer products companies.

Financial services industry outlook

Financial services industry outlook

Lenders consider cutting losses or stay the course, while cheap credit and the economic recovery create opportunity in capital markets.

Health care industry outlook

Health care industry outlook

COVID-19’s impact and deferral on nonurgent procedures are affecting health care organizations in ways few predicted.

Industrials industry outlook

Industrials industry outlook

Amid pandemic uncertainty, investment in digital technologies will lead the way for middle market manufacturing businesses.

Life sciences industry outlook

Life sciences industry outlook

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, life sciences companies, thrust in the spotlight, are positioned for strong growth.

Real estate industry outlook

Real estate industry outlook

Remote work, continued migration to secondary cities and declining asset values are some of the trends facing the real estate sector.

Technology, media and telecom industry outlook

Technology, media and telecom industry outlook

The technology, media and telecom sectors are playing a crucial role in keeping people connected as the pandemic hobbles the global economy.

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