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Finance Information: Industry Web Sites

Access databases, web sites, and current business financial information

Internet Resources

BizStats - Useful financial ratios, business statistics & benchmarks, effective and understandable online analysis of businesses & industries.

British Library Industry Research Guides - PDF Format, covers advertising, alcoholic drinks, book, childrenswear, confectionery, construction, fashion, fast food & snacks, frozen, chilled & ready made foods, furniture, giftware, green and ethical business opportunities, insurance, jewellery, organic food, packaging, pharmacy, sports, toiletries and cosmetics, toy and game, travel & tourism, tv and film industries.

Consumer Goods & Home Furnishings:

Cornell University, School of Hotel Management: Industry Guides
Industry guidef for airlines, amusement, assisted living, bed and breakfast, club management, cookery, cruise lines, facilities management, food service, gaming and casinos, lodging, meets and events, real estate, spas, travel and tourism, and wines

Industry Data from the U.S. Census Bureau

Deloitte Industries - Information on industries: aerospace & defense, automotive, banking & securities, consumer products,federal government, healthcare providers, health plans, insurance, life sciences, media and entertainment, power utilities, private equity, hedge funds, and mutual funds, real estate, retail,   state government telecom, travel,hospitality, and leisure.

Eleven Best Business Opportunities 2012 by Industry: Inc

Export Information by Industry: Search by Industry

CNN Money: Fortune 500 Industry List

Hoover's Online: Browse Company Information

Industry Research Desk 

Industry Resources Reports - Organized by SIC Code, this site gives annotated links for industry overviews, trends, outlook, forecasts, financial benchmarks, and compensation surveys 

Industry Week Magazine

Investopedia.Com Industry Handbook - Brief industry reports with ratios 

IRS Market Segment Specialization Program: Audit Techniques Guides for Examiners - Includes industry information 

Major Sector Productivity and Costs: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Market Research, Industry Research, Business Research

Office of Trade & Economic Analysis: U.S., State, and Metropolitan Trade Data - Look under Statistics & Analysis

Reuters Investor: Industry Information - Click on the Industry link on the left to go to industry and sector reports. 

Small Business Administration: Statistics for Specific Industries - Industries include agriculture, banking, energy, environment, health & safety, housing, and transportation

ThomasNet Industrial Market Trends - Read the latest news and check out the archived articles arranged by year

U.S. Census Bureau: Annual Survey of Service Industries

U.S. Census Bureau: Business Data You Can Use: Industry snapshots, data for local areas, industry statistics sampler

U.S. Census Bureau 2017 First Look

U.S. Census Bureau: Industry Snapshots

U.S. Census Bureau: Annual Survey of Manufacturers

U.S. Census Bureau: Manufacturing

U.S. Census Bureau: Monthly Retail Trade and Food Services

Yahoo Industry Information