Answered By: Jen Beauregard
Last Updated: Sep 19, 2016     Views: 7183

1. Reports:

  • S&P NetAdvantageuseful for industries dominated by public companies.  Most reports are US-focused, although there are a few global reports.  You can also access the archive of industry reports going back to the late 1990s.
  • eMarketer: a good source of statistics on digital-focused industries.
  • IBISWorld: covers a wide range of industries in the US, China, the UK and Australia.
  • TechNavio Reports in Factiva: enter TechNavio into the Source field  to retrieve reports on a wide range of industries and geographies.  Topics include IT, energy, engineering, consumer products, automotive, telecommunications and more.
  • Passport: covers over 350 markets in 207 countries, mostly consumer-related.
  • includes reports from several market research firms in health care, consumer goods, publishing, and manufacturing.
  • First Research industry profiles include key issues for executives and can be found in ABI/ProquestThomson ONE and Hoover's Online.
  • ThomsonONE: in addition to company reports, ThomsonONE includes industry reports by many providers (and investment analysts), including MarketLine, BMI, GlobalData, and more.  See our Fast Answer on how to find Thomson reports. 

2. Baker Library Research Guides: cover several industries, including Venture Capital & Private Equity, Health Care, Biotechnology, and Retail.

3. Books and journals:  Find industry-specific books and journals at Harvard using the HOLLIS catalog.

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