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Accounting: Industry Web Sites

Internet Resources

ASAE Member Associations On-Line

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

British Library Industry Research Guides in 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.

Cornell University, School of Hotel Management: Industry Guides
Industry guidelines 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

Current Industrial Reports from the U.S. Census Bureau

Deloitte Industry Outlook: Challenging Times, Emerging Opportunities
Information on industries: aerospace & defense, automotive, banking & securities, consumer products, energy & resources, health sciences, media and entertainment, process and industrial products, real estate, retail, technology, telecommunication, tourism & hospitality, U.S. federal & state government.

Export Information by Industry: Search by Industry

Fortune 500 Industry List

Hoover's Online: Browse Company Information

Industry Guides: From the British Library

Industry Information: Tutorial by Debbie Flanagan

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,,id=108149,00.html

Major Sector Productivity and Costs: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Market Watch: Top 10 Industries:

Office of Trade & Economic Analysis: U.S., State, and Metropolitan Trade Data
Scroll down to the bottom of the page.

Industry 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: 2002 Economic Census Industry Series Reports

U.S. Census Bureau: Industry Snapshots

U.S. Census Bureau: Current Industry Reports

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

MSN Money: Top 10 Best Performing Industries and Top 10 Worst Performing Industries