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TABLE: Gains from Bulking Up
INDUSTRY KEY BENEFIT OF CONSOLIDATION
ANTENNA TOWERS Frees up capital and management time for wireless
FUNERAL HOMES Yields greater discounts on coffins, supplies, and
HEALTH CLUBS Spreads regional marketing and advertising costs over more
LANDFILL SITES Lets operators cope with the new environmental and
PHYSICIAN GROUP Reduces overhead and costs of medical procedures
DATA: BUSINESS WEEK