Fastest Growing & Dying US Industries

Interesting pair of lists from Wonkblog of the fastest growing and dying industries in the United States.

I like to parse lists like this to find what is consistent amongst the members.

The top 10 fastest-growing US industries
1. Generic pharmaceuticals
2. Solar panel manufacturing
3. For-profit universities
4. Pilates and yoga studios
5. Self-tanning product manufacturing
6. 3-D printer manufacturing
7. Social network game development
8. Hot sauce production
9. Green and sustainable building construction
10. Online eyeglasses sales


What might these all have in common:

The top 10 dying US industries
1. Photofinishing
2. Newspaper publishing
3. Appliance repair
4. DVD, game, and video rental
5. Money market and other banking
6. Recordable media manufacturing
7. Hardware manufacturing
8. Shoe and footwear manufacturing
9. Costume and team uniform manufacturing
10. Women’s and girls’ apparel manufacturing


Thoughts? What are consistencies amongst each group?

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