2Q 2015 CXO Industry Economic Outlook Survey
GE Capital surveyed hundreds of executives of middle market companies to ascertain their views on the global and U.S. economies and their outlook on a variety of important economic, industry and business-level issues, including growth expectations and financing needs. Here are the results by industry:
With rapid growth and a positive outlook, there are few headwinds to impede expansion. Find out more.
Capital investments in the U.S. market are expected to be a primary driver of growth. Find out more.
Growth continues unabated and expectations for the coming year are extremely positive. Find out more.
Food & Beverage
Efforts are being made to combat price pressures by bringing down costs, including implementing operational efficiencies. Find out more.
The performance of healthcare providers (excluding hospitals) has been very positive, with seven in 10 reporting improved financials. Find out more.
Employment has been rising steadily, and expectations for additional increases are strong. Find out more.
Despite strong employment growth, finding and retaining qualified employees is a top challenge. Find out more.