Industry Reports

Changes to Library services during the COVID-19 service disruption.

  • Business Source Complete - search your topic, product, company or industry.  Under Refine your results choose Industry Overview and Industry Profile.
  • Mergent Online - when connected, select the Report Search tab from the menu.   Select industry of interest and then geographical region.  
  • Factiva - mouse over Companies/Markets from menu bar at top of page, select Industry.   Select industry from the list provided.  Published profiles are found under Analysis and Profiles from menu on left.
  • Passport - By selecting Search from the menu tab, you may choose any industry or industries and narrow by country or countries in one search.   Tip - choose the industry plus specific parts of industry as there is often more than one industry profile.
  • Conference Board of Canada e-Library - Browse by topic -> Industry Sector Economics for industry profiles or enter industry name in the search box.   For example:  Canada’s Computer Systems Design Industry: Industrial Outlook Autumn 2015
  • HighBeam Business: Industry Reports    Free industry reports from The Gale Group on US industries. 
  • Canadian Industry Statistics from Industry Canada.  Look under Manufacturing and then under NAICS codes 334 and 335.

Tips for Industry information:

Look for valuable information and data from trade associations
  Google the industry + country or region + association
(Many are located in Ottawa with lobbyists from other industries.)

Content last updated: August 19, 2019