Table: Gains From Bulking Up

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