Conducting a Desktop Analysis of the Competition When conducting a market study competitor analysis, many tools and sources of public information are available right from your desktop. The task may seem overwhelming, especially if the market is highly competitive. But here are some best practices to follow: Know what you are looking for Consider why the information is available Think like a prospective resident Organize a collection plan
The Labor Department reported on Friday that nonfarm payrolls increased by a seasonally-adjusted 98,000 positions in March, well below the consensus 180,000 estimate. This followed gains of 219,000 in February and 216,000 in January. Revisions to January and February preliminary estimates subtracted 38,000 jobs from what was initially reported. Monthly revisions result from additional reports received from businesses since the last published estimates and from the recalculation of seasonal factors. Over the past 3 months, job gains have averaged 178,000 per month.
While the skilled nursing sector faces challenging headwinds, it also offers a number of distinct opportunities which were outlined at the recent 2017 NIC Spring Investment Forum. Several educational sessions addressed market conditions and how operators can boost values by measuring outcomes and partnering with other health care providers.