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Business Sources: Industry/Market Overview

Industry Analysis, Ratios, and Trends

Value Line Investment Survey Online Current analysis of 101 industries, discussing forecasts, strengths & weaknesses, 6-yr. composite industry stats

       Click on Value Line--Look up industry.

*S & P Industry Surveys  Ref./HC 106.6 .S74

Nexis Uni  At the opening screen click on the Research Industries tab.  You can either use the keyword choice or browse under Industry. 

D&B Hoover's Search for industry.  

Marketline Advantage   Search for industry. Each report gives market size, share and segmentation data plus detailed analysis and company information within the industry (leading  companies, Five Forces Analysis)

Statista   Search for industry. Statista provides statistics on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources.

Mintel Reports on different markets focusing on the consumer.  Includes market drivers, marketing strategies, market size and demographics, forecast.  You must register but it's free.


Global Insights Michigan State University provides a comprehensive source for searching "international business and trade information on over 200 countries, the 50 U.S. states, as well as nearly two dozen industry sectors, and many of the world’s trade blocs."  Search "Insights by Industry."  Includes links to websites, regulatory agencies, etc.

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