Industry Information can be found in library databases. especially D&B Hoover's Business Browser, Key Business Ratios, and Small Business Reference Center. Other business databases may have industry information as well.
All of these can be accessed from the Databases page in the Find menu on the library homepage. You will be prompted for your BU login.
Click on the Research Industries tile on the homepage. There are two options to start your search on this page:
Industry benchmark data is provided by Dun & Bradstreet. It features 14 key business ratios for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.
Click on Industry Information by Small Business Type under Browse by Category. Click on one of the industries listed. You may then choose "Articles" or "Industry Information." The industry reports are specific to NAICS code, very detailed (at least 90 pages to over 200), and current.
Use the Industries drop down menu at the top of the page and select one of the following: