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Research Guides

Industry Information

Finding information on Canadian, US and international industries.


In this guide you'll find resources to help you with industry research.

  • Industry profiles: Industry profiles by publishers like IBISWorld, Euromonitor and S&P provide trends, sales figures, forecasts and top companies.
  • Industry statistics: Free, current government statistics on US and Canadian industries.
  • Industry associations: Industry associations often collect and publish industry statistics to help promote the industry.
  • Trade publications: Trade publications have industry news and trends, and often publish annual state-of-the-industry reports.
  • SIC and NAICS Codes: Get better, more comprehensive results by searching with SIC and NAICS industry classification codes.
  • On the Milt Harris Library website, there are instructions for generating company lists by industry (in Career Resources).

Electronic resources

Rotman subscribes to a number of resources to help you with your research.  Key resources are highlighted in this guide, but you can find even more in the Milt Harris Library and the Finance Lab.

Connect off-campus

If you're connecting from off-campus, you will need either your UTOR ID and password or your library barcode and PIN to connect.