These sources are designed primarily for industry overviews. One should use the sources on the Fundamentals page for specific companies. In particular, Compustat has additional industry specific data for airlines, banking, gaming, homebuilding, health care facilities, lodging, managed health care (HMOs), mining, oil & gas, retail, semiconductors, and utilities.
Statista Statistics portal that integrates facts from a wide range of sources categorized into industries, broad topics, countries, and digital markets.
Technavio. Market research reports covering more than 100 industries, including technology, healthcare, retail, energy, aerospace, & automotive. International in scope. 2013-2017. Contained in Factiva. To browse reports use the command RST=TECHNV
ReportLinker Sources. Free index to various sources (some free; some not).
Also see Industry Research for Entrepreneurs.
|Oil & Gas etrack||Detailed statistical reports in the oil & gas industries. Includes exploration & production, refining, LNG, pipelines, storage, tankers, deals & forecasts, as well as the latest research reports, news & opinions.|
Database related to the power industry (electricity, alternative, nuclear, and smart grids), the latest news and deals, company profiles, opinions, and research reports. For electricity includes power plants, transmission and distribution. Statistical reports on alternative power sources including wind, hydro, solar, geothermal, bio, ocean, transportation biofuels, fuel cells along with energy storage, efficiency, and infrastructure; and carbon. Nuclear industry research includes power generation, active and upcoming projects, fuel cycle plants, test reactors and country policies. Includes data on market value, volume, average price and market share, strategies and technologies implemented in historic, active and upcoming projects across the global smart grid industry.
Covers more than 9,000 power plants; 3,000 North American energy companies; 1,700 active coal mines and 120 gas pipelines. Provides detail on financials, supply and demand fundamentals, hourly market pricing and rate cases. Best source for pricing data. Registration from a Princeton domain is required. Existing users login. A plugin is needed to download data. (Use Chrome or IE)
|EIU Automotive Briefing||5 year forecasts & news analysis for the international automotive industry.|
|EIU Energy||5 year forecasts & news analysis for the international energy industry.|
In addition to the sources in the Industry Research box at the top, see these specialized sources.
|MarketResearch.com Academic||Provides market research on many industries. Includes reports from Paul Budde on telecommunications, broadband, & the internet.|
|eMarketer||Research reports and data related to digital marketing, media, and commerce. Coverage is global and topics include advertising spending, demographics, media, and device usage as well as B2B, content, email, social media and search marketing.|
|EIU Telecommunications||5 year forecasts and news analysis for the international telecommunications & technology industry.|
|ITU iLibrary||The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) includes publications on international telecommunications. Also includes the World Telecommunication/ICT Indicators Database.|