The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
Also called the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS). This classification is controlled by the U.S. International Trade Commission. The first six digits conform to an international standardized code. The next four digits are unique to U.S. or other countries.
Full text of current market research and industry news covering all facets of the sports industry, including sports equipment sales, participation, broadcasting, sponsorship and marketing.
Data comes from National Sporting Goods Association, U.S. Department of Commerce, various sports governing bodies, newsletters, and full-text articles from 14 magazines and newsletters published by Miller Freeman. SBRnet also has buyTRACK, by Harris Interactive, a tracking study of sporting goods purchasing habits on the Internet.
Provides information on information technology industries (software, hardware, e-commerce, publishing, telecommunications and services), including market research and trends analysis, glossaries, statistics, company profiles and contacts, and industry associations and organizations.
Gartner provides access to published analysis of the information technology environment. The analysis is divided into a number of research areas such as application development and management strategies, enterprise network strategies, healthcare technologies, integrated document, output management, and other vertical industries.
The Industry Surveys are the best place to start your industry research. Basic global analysis and overview of major industries with many subject breakdowns within each industry. Statistical information includes sales, profit margin, P/E ratios, and capital expenditures. Standard and Poor's NetAdvantage also provides additional company and industry information.
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Investext from Mergent is a database of research reports by brokerage firms and analysts. The resource provides access to research reports on 42,000 global companies and 125 industries. Reports are embargoed for 14 days after publication.
"The Census Business Builder (CBB) is a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and use format."
These market research reports of 100+ pages in length cover such subjects as travel, finance, food, drink, health, retailing, airlines, and lifestyles. Reports cover the United States - reports on internationally-focused reports are not available. Data sources used come from Mintel's own surveys, Simmons, Infoscan's IRI, and trade research. Acceptance of 'Academic Conditions of Use' and registration are required to use this database.
Includes: Workforce Statistics (Layoffs, Extended Mass Layoffs, Employment by Occupation, Projections); Earnings and Hours (Earnings and Hours of All Employees, Earnings and Hours of Production and Nonsupervisory Employees, Earnings by Occupation); Work-related Fatalities, Injuries, and Illnesses; Import & Export Prices; Producer Price Index; and Workplace Trends (Establishments, Productivity).
The Career Guide to Industries provides information on the nature of the industry, working conditions, employment, occupations in the industry, training and advancement, earnings and benefits, employment outlook, and lists of organizations that can provide additional information.
ASAE represents a membership organization association executives and industry partners representing more than 11,000 organizations. Our members manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary organizations.
Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources
This guide identifies yearbooks, directories, manuals, encyclopedias, periodicals, and statistics, for over 1100 business-related topics and industries.