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Big 4 Make Big Gains in Consulting Services, Report Says

Tammy Whitehouse | June 19, 2015

The market for consulting services in the United States grew nearly four times faster than the U.S. economy as a whole, and the Big 4 gained the biggest share of the growth.

According to a new report from Source Information Services, the Big 4 accounting firms outperformed the U.S. market “by some distance” in 2014, growing 12.8 percent to $17.5 billion in revenue compared with 2.4 percent growth for the economy overall. The U.S. market for consulting grew 9 percent in 2014 to more than $50 billion in activity.

B.J. RichardsThe report cites a confluence of factors contributing to growth in demand for consulting services -- an improved economy,...

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