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Databases for Industry Overview
Reviewing industry overviews often help identify particular trends that might affect a product. This includes social and economic trends. The sources below are some that provide industry overviews.
In First Research use the Keyword search and use the term: organic food. One of the reports to look at is "Specialty Food Stores," and even the "Candy Manufacturing" report might provide some useful information.
First Research (Mergent)
Provides industry profiles within the wide range of industries that fall under Construction and Real Estate; Public Services, Education, Recreation; Retail, Food and Agriculture; Services; Manufacturing; Technology and Communications; Transportation, Energy, Storage; and Wholesale. Note: Subscription allows five simultaneous users.
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
Provides company information and industry surveys on 52 major U.S. industries.
Market Research Databases
Market research reports include a discussion about the relevant industry. The licenses in these databases stipulate that they cannot be used for commercial purposes.
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Market research reports from leading research firms, as well as reports from MarketLooks. Subjects covered include consumer & personal products, demographics, engineering & construction, food & beverage, and more.