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ES 250 Introduction to Entrepreneurship: Industry and Market Research
Industry information is critical to competitive intelligence - the key is to define your industry and to be aware that many industries are made up of smaller, private companies. In addition to using the databases below, remember to ask "Who cares?" about your industry and try to identify trade associations, government agencies and other relevant experts, professional groups and trade publications. Remember that there are many other Ross databases that focus on specific industries, such as the Sports Business Research Network or Gartner Research for technology.
IBISWorld is a database that has industry research across an extensive range of industries. Reports include main industry activities, key statistics and ratios, SWOT analysis, key external drivers, industry performance and outlook, competitive landscape, products & markets, major companies, supply chain influences, market share concentration, cost structure, key success factors, operating conditions, and trends. iExpert reports are brief executive summaries of broader reports. Risk Ratings reports highlight structural risk, growth risk, and sensitivity risk.
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International news, economic statistics, market and industry research. EMIS features global market research as well as country-based reports - in spite of the name you'll find US and North American coverage, and research from developed as well as emerging economies.
Professional and amateur organized sport statistics, including attendance, broadcast and venue information, fan market data including viewership and social media use, team valuation and logo sales and more. Participation, consumer spending and related data by sport, including running, esports and martial arts.
GlobalData Medical covers market data and analysis for marketed products, pipeline products, clinical trials, and deals for medical devices across several sectors. Therapy areas covered include anesthesia & respiratory, cardiovascular, dental, diabetes, ENT, general surgery, in vitro diagnostics, nephrology and urology, neurology, ophthalmic, orthopedic, and wound care.
Technology - market and industry analysis, user and related statistics