Industries and Markets Research Guide

Industry and market overviews and statistics.

Find Industry Profiles & Reports

Use the International Research Guide's Industries/Market Data tab for tips about finding non-U.S. information. The Companies Research Guide is another way to find information - by learning about the companies that operate within that industry.

Looking for Porter's Five Forces?  Check out Business Source Complete and  IBISWorld information below.

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Restricted database - current students, staff and faculty

Restricted: Only current SMU students, faculty, & staff. Certificate students and alumni do not have permission to use these resources.

EZ database - off campus access using 8-digit SMU ID & password

EZ: Off-campus access using 8-digit SMU ID & password. Access these databases - anytime, anywhere.

In Business Library only database

In Library Only: Accessible only on Business Library computers and are not accessible via wireless connections. A valid SMU ID should be presented to receive a placard that must be displayed while using the computer.

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