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Industry Research Guide Overview

  Industrial Classification   Industrial classification codes (NAICS & SIC) are used to classify and measure industry activity. Knowing the code for your industry will help you find articles, reports and other information about an industry.
  Case Studies  
  • Sage Business Cases
  • Harvard Business Review Journal – Cases Studies
  • Thunderbird Case Studies
  • WARC Case Studies
  Financial Analyst Reports for Industries  

Investext contains active and historical research reports from brokerages, investment banks and independent research firms around the globe which analyze industries.

  Five Forces Analysis   Porter's Five Forces is a simple but powerful tool that you can use to identify the main sources of competition in your industry or sector.
  Industry Competition  

Data Axle: Contains basic directory information for more than 210 million U.S. residents and 14 million businesses in all zip code areas of the United States

Uniworld Online: Consists of two directories, American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and Foreign Firms Operating in the United States.
  Industry Reports  
  • BCC Research
  • IBISWorld
  • Investext
  • MarketLine Advantage
  • Academic
  • Statista
  • Technavio
  Industry Reports by Country  
MarketLine Advantage: Browse by geography, refine content by region or country

Industry Reports by State


IBIS World - US Industry State Reports

Complements our core US NAICS industry collection by offering state-specific information across a multitude of industries. This collection addresses the needs of clients looking for industry data, analysis and forecasts at a more local level.


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