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Industry Research Using the Economic Census: How to Find It, How to Use It
Call Number: Reference HC 101 .B594 2004
Overview and history -- Economic census procedures -- Terminology -- North American industry classification system (NAICS) -- Reports and special publications -- Formats -- Agriculture -- Transportation and warehousing -- Manufacturing -- Wholesale trade -- Retail trade -- Remaining sectors
Use these sources to find information about a particular industry. Someone contemplating purchase of a fast-food franchise, for example, would need not only information about the financial well-being of the franchisor, but also information about the fast-food and restaurant industry generally. Depth of coverage for the sources below varies, but usually includes a review of the industry's past performance, a description of the current situation, and future projections.
Search this database for reports on industries and markets from the following sources: Business Monitor International (BMI) Industry Reports, First Research (D&B), and Just-Series Market Research Report.
A collection of company & industry information, including articles, financials, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, and chronologies
(formerly Business & Company Resource Center)
International industry and company information, including SWOT profiles
- for access to some MarketLine reports, connect to Business Source Premier, search for "Marketline" and then use the left column filter to limit Publisher to "Marketline"
Database for searching information on stocks, companies, industries and mutual funds. Access to nine of the most popular S&P publications including Stock Reports, Industry Surveys, Corporation Records, and The Outlook.