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Business Portal: Industries & Markets

Provides links to major tools for finding information about companies, markets and industries, and other business and economics topics.

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Industry Statistics Portal

Industry Statistics Portal from the U.S. Census Bureau


census bureau industry statistics portal




Industries & Markets Information

The tools in this section lead to a wide variety of information about industries and markets from various types of sources:

  • scholarly journals, trade journals, magazines
  • industry and market profiles
  • reports with five forces analysis (IBISWorld, for example)
  • industry SWOT analyses in some cases
  • demographic and economic data collected and distributed by governments
  • consumer market size and forecasts, consumer attitudes and behaviors, key players

Industry reports often discuss leading companies.