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Industry & Company Information

Recommended resources for researching industries and companies.

Basic Recommended Sources

The following are good all-purpose sources we recommend for for researching both industries and companies.

See the pages Industry Information and Company Information for more specialized sources and tips for effective searching. 



The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) organizes businesses into a set list of industries for the purpose of publishing statistical data about the U.S. economy. Many company and industry information sources will organize their information by NAICS codes, allowing you to connect companies to their industries and to other companies in that industry. 

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