Industry Analysis

Resources for analyzing the competitive environment in an industry.

Before You Begin

Start your research with an industry profile. It will supply background information on how the industry operates, identify industry trends, and often list the top companies in the sector.

Quick Guide

The top databases for industry research are listed in this Quick Guide.

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Any student or group of students can schedule a research consultation by completing this form. We will call or email you to set a date and time.

Learn how to:

  • Focus your research topic
  • Plan your research strategy
  • Identify relevant sources of information
  • Find and evaluate sources efficiently

Step 1. Find an Industry Profile

Industry overviews examine current market forces, analyze performance, identify recent trends, list leading companies, and provide aggregate financial data and forecasts.

Step 2. Investigate the Competitive Environment

Business Librarian

Louise Klusek
Newman Library
Room 229
Baruch College
151 E. 25th Street
New York, NY 10010