Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Pest Control industry has experienced robust growth over the past five years, led by the increasing prevalence of bed bugs. The rising ubiquity of these nighttime critters has fuelled demand for pest extermination professionals, underpinning robust revenue growth. Over the past five years, increased housing demand has led to revenue growth for residential pest control services. Moreover, public concerns over bed bugs helped yield strong pest control demand, particularly from hotels and residential clients. Over the five years to 2021, the industry is expected to continue its upward trajectory... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Pest Control industry has a moderate degree of market share concentration. In 2016, the industry's major players are expected to account for roughly 60.0% of the industry's revenue. Market share concentration has slightly grown over the past five years as larger companies have pursed targeted acquisitions in order to increase their client base. With high transportation costs, larger pest control companies are increasingly acquiring nearby companies to expand the number of clients they serve within their immediate vicinity.
The majority of the industry's 776 companies are small to medium-size firms that operate within a local or regional scope. Typically, companies locate near key consumer markets to minimize transportation costs and provide more timely service to clients... purchase to read more