How these databases can help?
Mergent : company's industry code (SIC or NAICS), competitors, annual reports or 10K fillings and industry background information.
Business Source Complete: 1) company SWOT analysis, 2) industry profiles (Barnes report - number of establishments/firms, revenue; MarketLine reports - five forces analysis
Mintel Academic: market research report for popular consumer products and services.
*The availability of reports varies greatly by industries. If you have hard time finding a report, please feel free to contact Grace Liu.
Data for company and industry research, both historical and current. Includes data on global publicly-traded companies, as well as domestic and international private companies.
Business Source Complete
Search full-text journals, books, case studies, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and industry, economic & market reports.
Market research reports for the United States and internationally.
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Statistics and Data
- Census Industry Portal
Search Census industry data with NAICS code or browsing industry.
- Manufacturing Industry Concentration Ration from Economic Census
Retrieved from American Factfinder; the most recent data available is from 2012 Economic Census. The data from 2017 Economic Census will be released between November 2020 - September 2021.