Some market research agencies must be paid by the page. Reports are filled with pages of text describing the market: United States: segment 1, 2, 3, volumes, revenues, pricing, Asia: the same, Europe: the same. All in long full text sentences ("The U.S. segment 1 market was $1.345bn in 2009, up 3.125% compared to the year before. On the other hand, segment 2 declined by 3.54% versus 2008 and is now $2.675bn in 2009").
Text is not the right way to convey this information. A simple one-page table with rounded figures can replace the entire document. And hey, you might even be able to put it on one slide in your presentation.