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Links to the databases are provided in the left hand column. From off campus, users will be prompted for their Suffolk University username and password. The screenshots in the center column are intended to help with navigation within the respective databases.
S&P's Industry Surveys covers 50+ major U.S. industries. Each survey covers: industry trends and 'how the industry operates.' To access, use the "Industry Surveys" drop-down box, or the "Industry" tab.
Provides industry profiles, grouped into 11 sectors (for example: Recreation; Retail; Food & Agriculture; Services; and Technology & Communications). Many profiles cover businesses not readily found in other sources; there are also state & province profiles.
Mergent is primarily used to find company financial information, however it also has industry reports, which cover industries in North America, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. (To locate: From the opening screen, choose the Industry Analysis tab. Sawyer Library has a license for three simultaneous users, therefore please "log out" when you have completed your research.
"The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy."