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Industry Research

Tips for finding industry analysis, industry financial ratios, market research, industry news for industry research.

Two men working on an automobile assembly lineThis guide lists the most essential resources to use when conducting industry research. It is designed to get the novice business researcher started in the right direction.

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For more specific industry suggestions, take a look at my guides on specific industries.


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Check out the  Industry & Market Research Basics Tutorial.  The 60-minute tutorial will give you a foundation in using library databases to conduct industry and consumer market research.   The skills you learn will be extremely useful throughout your business student career.


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