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Business Research: Industry Information

A guide to business research at Cañada College Library

Industry Classification Codes

Industry classification systems are helpful when searching business databases. An industry can have more than one NAICS code. The longer the code, the more specific it is. For example:

722513 — Fast-food restaurants
7225 — Restaurants and other eating places
722 — Food services and drinking places
72 — Accommodation and food services

Industry Overviews

Find market size, industry leaders, statistics, current status, future trends, histories and profiles of the industries here. If you look up the NAICS codes for your industry first, this will be a bit easier to search the library databases.

Industry, Trade, Association Websites

Associations on the Net - Type association name in search box or browse by subject.

Search Google  for organizational websites which can provide statistics, current trends and news.