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Industry Information: Overview

This Guide focuses primarily on industries in the United States but also identifies some international resources.

What's in this Guide

SIC/NAICS

Explains numerical classification systems that are used to group like companies into industries.

Industry Overviews & Statistics

Where to find Industry Overviews, Industry Statistics and major companies in an industry.

Industry Financials & Ratios

Industry ratios are mean or median financial ratios for a particular industry.

Industry News, Articles & Trends

These databases contain articles from scholarly journals as well as articles from magazines, trade journals, news sources and more.

Associations & Organizations

Trade associations are often a valuable source of industry information.

Porter’s Five Forces

A  model that identifies and analyzes competitve forces that help determine an industry's weaknesses and strengths.

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