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UMW's best database for industry research.
Up-to-date reports on over 700 industries in the United States.
Search by company, industry, or 5-digit NAICS code.

Business Source Complete
Under the "Publication Type" option on the Advanced Search screen, choose "Industry Profile.
Then search for the industry using the search boxes.
You can also find news, trade publication, and scholarly articles about various industries.

Use Factiva to search a wide variety of news sources from around the world.

Nexis Uni (LexisNexis Academic)
This is the new platform for LexisNexis Academic. Use it to find newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, company profiles, court cases, and more.


NAICS (The North American Industry Classification System)
Search by keyword or 2-6 digit industry code

SIC (Standard Industrial Classification)
Search by keyword for four-digit industry codes

NAICS and SIC Concordances
These tables provide detailed descriptions of the direct relationships between classification systems
To view the concordances, select "Reference Files" from the top menu, then "Concordances."

Industry Ratios - Reference Books