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  • Jessica [dot] Lange [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4690 x00871
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Industry reports

  • Marketline (Datamonitor) 
    Reports contain market size, value, segmentation, shares, leading companies, forecast etc. Many have 5 Forces Analysis. End of report lists relevant industry associations. For supplementary help, visit the Marketline Database Guide
  • Passport GMID (Euromonitor)
    Focus on consumer goods & services. Background, competitive environment, market shares, industry data, outlook and more. Has related company reports. For supplementary help, visit the Passport Database Guide.
  • Mergent Online
    Click the "Report Search" tab. Reports covering 25 industry groups.
  • Conference Board of Canada - 
    Canadian industry reports on 16 major industries.
  • Industry Canada
    Canadian government web site with industry profiles, industry statistics etc.
  • eMarketer - market research information about Internet, e-business, online marketing, and emerging technologies. Includes analyst reports, daily research articles, and e-business and online marketing statistics. Visit the eMarketer help centre for how to guides.
  • S&P NetAdvantage
    US, Europe and Asia industry surveys containing current environment, comparative company data, relevant industry associations and publications, as well how to analyze companies in that industry.
  • ISI Emerging Markets
    Industry reports and news for Latin America, Eastern Europe and Asia.
  • ThomsonOne (contains Thomson Research Reports) -- Analyst reports. Note: Works only with Internet Explorer and if a page is not loading properly or you are having difficulty opening PDF files, go to Tools (Alt+X), Compatibility View Settings, and add “thomsonone.com” to websites viewed in compatibility view. This should fix the loading problems.
  • FP Infomart (formerly FP Advisor)
    Canadian. Over 30 industry reports with composite financials of leading companies and key industry ratios over past 6 years. Also has related company reports.
  • Factiva
    Mergent reports for Europe and Asia. Select source “Mergent Industry Reports".
  • Encyclopedia of Associations
    Identify relevant U.S. industry associations.
  • Associations Canada
    Identify relevant Canadian industry associations.
  • Encyclopedia of Global Industries
  • Québec Industry Profiles - profiles from the Quebec department of Finances et Economie (French only)

Liaison librarian

  • Jessica [dot] Lange [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4690 x00871
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Industry statistics

  • Industry Canada
    Canadian government web site with industry profiles, industry statistics etc.
  • Annual Survey of Manufacturers (US)
    Access Economic Census, Annual Survey of Manufacturers, and more US industry data from national, state to zip code level.
  • Statista
    Portal to statistics on a variety of industries.
  • eMarketer
    Articles, news, survey data and analysis about the Internet and technology. Visit the eMarketer help centre for how to guides.

Liaison librarian

  • Jessica [dot] Lange [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4690 x00871
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Industry codes

Liaison librarian

  • Jessica [dot] Lange [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4690 x00871
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
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  • Catalogue record

Industry news, press analysis and academic studies

Liaison librarian

  • Jessica [dot] Lange [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4690 x00871
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Industry history

Liaison librarian

  • Jessica [dot] Lange [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4690 x00871
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Financials, ratios and market performance

  • Annual Statement Studies (RMA)
    Issued annually. Composite balance sheet and income statement data as well as industry ratios. Organized by NAICS, data derived from US, European and Asian members.
  • Financial Performance Data Tool 
    Composite financial data, ratios, margin for small business (between 30K and 5 million in total annual revenues). Useful for determining costs in a given industry.
  • Value Line Investment Survey
    Reports on US industries. Contains Timeliness rank, performance against Value Line composite, aggregate industry financials/key ratios, and analyst's commentary.
  • Bloomberg - Interactive, financial information. Live and historical market data, news, analytics and reports. In-library use only - Humanities and Social Sciences Library
  • Datastream - Financial and statistical data - International. In-library use only - Humanities and Social Sciences Library

 

 

 

 

 

 

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