Understanding Industry Research

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Industry Resources Tutorial – Learn how to locate valuable industry information from the United States government.  You will also learn how to access comprehensive industry surveys that will provide you with the information you need in order to understand your industry in-depth.  Finally, we’ll cover industry ratios which help you to compare your company to other companies in the same industry.

Resources Covered in Tutorial:
Understanding Industry Classification
North American Industry Classification System Frequently Asked Questions
Locating Information from the United States Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau: Industry Statistics Portal
NetAdvantage Database
Understanding Industry Ratios
Business ratios and formulas : a comprehensive guide / Steven M. Bragg.
Fourteen Key Business Ratios used by D&B
Locating Industry Ratios (in print, 1st floor, Munday Library)

  • Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios 
  • RMA Annual Statement Studies

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Munday Library Business Research Guide – Industry Information
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