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Industry Information

  • IBISworld
    IBISWorld covers thousands of industries in the United States economy at the 5-digit NAICS code level. Reports include market characteristics, segmentation, industry conditions, industry performance, key competitors, key success factors, and outlook. IBISWorld also has extensive coverage of industries in the Asia/Pacific region with reports covering China, Australia and Indonesia.
  • Market Share Reporter
    DOCS REF HF 5415.2 .M37 [On Business Index Table]
    Organized by SIC code, this annual publication contains data as cited by articles and other publications (the source of the data is given as well).
  • SBRnet (Sports Business Research Network)
    SBRnet focuses on the sporting goods and sports marketing industry. It covers all facets of the industry sports equipment sales,sports participation, sports broadcasting, sports sponsorship and sports marketing.
  • Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage
    See survey on Apparel & Footwear.

Trade Associations


Demographics / Market Information

  • Local Market Audience Analyst
    Password required. Internet Explorer only. Access for single user at a time.
    Local Market Audience Analyst provides four research modules: Market Profile Reports; Demographic Reports; Lifestyle Analysis Reports; and PRIZM Reports. These reports help users find information about target audiences, their behaviors and lifestyles..
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    DOCS REF HA202 [On Business Table]
    Provides statistics in various areas including sport business. For example:
    1. Information on participation in sports and recreational activities at various levels, Consumer purchase of sporting goods.
    2. Retail trade statistics for various establishments including Sporting Goods stores. Most of the data is available in a time-series format + using older editions of the Statistical Abstract these series can be extended.
    You can search Statistical Abstract of the United States on the Web.
  • Tablebase Provides statistics on market share, market size, capacity, production, imports, exports, sales, and demographics.

Finding Articles

  • Academic Search Premier
    Covers current news, business and company information, government and legal information.
  • Business Source Complete
    Full text from nearly 930 journals covering business, management, economics, banking, finance, accounting, etc.
  • Lexis-Nexis Academic
    Provides comprehensive coverage of current news, business and company information, government and legal information, and more.

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Created by gsnipes on Jun 18, 2012 Last updated Feb 9, 2017
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