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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 31, 2008 CONTACT: Tyler Marie Theile, Anderson Economic Group (517) 333-6984 The 2008 Technology Industry Report will be released at the Automation Alley State of Technology Luncheon on Wednesday, November 12 at the Troy Marriott. The luncheon will feature an exclusive look into the findings of the Annual Technology Industry […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FEBRUARY 26, 2006CONTACT: Patrick Anderson or Ted Bolema: 517-333-6984 ANDERSON ECONOMIC GROUP FILES BRIEF WITH U.S. SUPREME COURTPricing Power Issue Significantly Affects U.S. Auto Industry; Also Restaurants, Hotels, Rental Agencies, and Other Franchises East Lansing, MI — Economists at the consulting firm Anderson Economic Group today filed a “friend of the […]
A brief filed by Anderson Economic Group in the U.S. Supreme Court in the matter of Leegin Creative Leather Products, Inc., v. PSKS, Inc., dba Kay’s Kloset…Kay’s Shoes. Brief addresses resale price maintenance agreements and per se illegality under the Sherman Act and anti trust provisions.
The report quantifies the size of the industry in terms of employment, establishments, and payroll. It also assesses areas of the technology industry that signal future advances, such as R&D spending and patent awards, and takes a closer look at the life sciences technology industry
Automation Alley’s First Annual Technology Industry Report: Driving Southeat Michigan Forward
Our client was a large auto group that operates franchises that include Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Lincoln-Mercury, Mazda, Honda, Ford, Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep in markets around the country.
Our client was awarded a desirable luxury vehicle franchise in one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States. The manufacturer provided our client with a market report that suggested sites away from the growing population and high income areas. The group retained Anderson Economic Group to conduct a thorough site-selection analysis, including a site visit, analysis of prospective sites, demographic trending, past auto sales analysis, and projected sales for select locations.
Our analysis was conducted in three stages, each adding additional information and revising the list of potential candidates. Sites were screened based upon geography, road network, population, household income levels, projected growth in income-qualified households, luxury vehicle registrations in the nearby area, and the location of competitive dealerships and their statutory protest zones.
Basing our findings on the location of income-qualified buyers, we recommended a final cut of two prospective sites. One was selected on the basis of factors including income growth, population growth, historical sales of luxury vehicles, and the impact of competitor locations.
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The report quantifies the size of the industry in terms of employment, establishments, and payroll. It also assesses areas of the technology industry that signal future advances, such as R&D spending and patent awards, and takes a closer look at the defense and homeland secutiry technology industry