Industry Information can be found in many of the 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.
Click on tabs in the box below for more information.
Click on the Research Industries tile on the homepage. There are two options to start your search on this page
Keyword Search. Type in keywords related to an industry.and click on "View Results."
Industry D&B Hoovers Industries are selected by default; click on "Change" to choose another classification, such as NAICS 2012 and several others. Enter the industry name or code, or use the "Browse" feature to select from a list of major industries, which can be expanded to more specific sub-industries. Click on "View Results" then on the desired report to view the full report.
First Research and Mergent have partnered to provide nearly 500 Industry Profiles. Start by typing and industry keyword or industry code in the search box. The results will include not only the industry you searched for but also closely related ones.
You can also Browse Industry Profiles. There are eleven general industries; click on one to display the subindustries. Then click on the one you are interested in.
Industry benchmark data, provided by Dun & Bradstreet, features 14 key business ratios for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.
Use the Industries drop down menu at the top of the page and select one of the following:
Select Industry Information by Small Business Type category.
Websites with Industry Information