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Business Plan Research: Industry Overviews

The University Library owns a variety of print and electronic resources to use when researching your topics. The sources listed below are a few core tools to help you begin your research process. The Library Homepage is located at http://library.du.edu

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Databases for Industry Overviews

Industry overviews can give you an idea of what is going on in an industry. Some of the things you can do with the information you get from them is determine trends and identify the type of competion in the industry. Below is a list of University Libraries subscription databases that provide profiles and overviews for a wide range of industries. Use your NAICS or SIC code to search in First Research. You can use the NAICS code to search in IBISWorld.

Industry Data

Market Research Databases

Market research reports include a discussion about the industry.  The market research databases below are available to University of Denver students, faculty and staff can access and use, as long as they will not be applying the information for commercial purposes.