Look for articles on your industry in some of our key business article databases.
Industries are classified into one or more classification systems. The two main classification systems are SIC and NAICS. Many business databases allow you to search by these codes, so it can be very helpful if you know how to find them.
Companies will be assigned more than one industry code if they are operating in more than one line of business.
There is a lot of overlap between company and industry information. Company information will often lead to industry information (and vice versa). If you are interested in studying the computer manufacturing industry, for example, you might want to try doing a few searches in some company databases for Apple.
The amount of information that's available on any given industry will vary depending on the age and size of the industry, among other factors.
If you can't find information on your industry consider the following strategies: