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Business & Company Research: Industry Information

Web Resources for Industry Information

The following web resources are useful when looking for information about an industry. Much of it is governmental data and classification information.

Porter's Five Forces Model

Five forces that shape industry competition

Business Source Complete for Industry Analysis

Through Business Source Complete you can gain access to industry analysis reports from MarketLine. These reports will typically run 20 - 30 pages. Search for the name of the industry (ex. automobile), if the results are not that clean use the limiters on the left of the screen for source type. If you choose show more the expanded list will include Industry Profiles and Market Research Reports.

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Web resources for industry analysis