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What is industry information?

  • Information about industry issues and trends, market share, financial performance, and major company players.
  • Might include: SWOT analysis, 5 Forces/Porter analysis, country, company or executive analysis, industry financials and ratios, links to key associations or resources. 

How do I find industry information?

  • Access market or industry reports from the library databases listed below. Some resources might be more broad (Retail, Consumer Electronics) while others might focus on segments (Cellular phones). 
  • Use business news sources or industry trade publications to find current information on trends and key industry players. 
  • Use company reports from the library's collection to learn more about key industry players. 

Why do I need industry information?

  • Gain an understanding of how an industry is structured and who the competitors are.
  • To analyze an industry’s activities and impact on society more broadly.

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