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Class guide for IDIS 424
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Industry Classification Systems


How to us this guide


To start off, use ABI/Inform Complete and Business Source Complete to start looking for industry articles on distribution, purchasing, and supply management. Then use the other databases listed to look for more in depth articles.

Industry Databases

  • IBISWorld
    Browse by NAICS code or search; over 700 sub-industry reports
  • Business Source Complete  
    Business literature (includes Harvard Business Review & MIT Sloan Management Review), company & industry reports, country profiles, SWOT analyses
  • NetAdvantage (Standard & Poor's)
    S&P Industry Surveys (present & archive), Mutual Funds, Stocks, Bonds, Register of Corporations, Directors & Executives
  • BizMiner
    Small business & entrepreneurial databases of business ratios, pro forma financials & industry overviews
  • Plunkett Research Online
    Industry analysis, trends & statistics for selected industries; job seeker resources & tools
  • Business Monitor Online
    Economic, industry, company & risk info for 175 countries
  • MintGlobal
    Companies (publically traded & private), news, market research & directors; SEC filings for U.S. and non-U.S. companies
  • Mintel Reports
    Market Research Reports (consumer trends, brandshare dynamics, market drivers, international reports, etc.)
  • ABI/Inform Complete  
    Business periodicals & news sources; covers scholarly research, trends, corporate strategies, management techniques, and competitive and product information; company annual reports, international industry reports, SWOT analyses, economic country briefings

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