To develop an understanding of an industry, you must understand its structure. For a large industry, information is easy to find. For smaller industries, which may be fairly new or filled with "mom-n-pop" and private businesses, a different approach is needed. Examples of where you may find industry information include:
First Research (Intellect) contains:
Once in First Research (Intellect) simply search for your company name and then open the report that matches their industry. The report contents are listed on the LEFT SIDE of the page.
IBISWorld: Global industry market research reports include insight on the business environment. Search by industry name, NAICS code or company name. Use for understanding market size, competitors, drafting business plans, pitch books, benchmarking, forecasting, business valuations, litigation support, due diligence and more. Search by industry name, industry code, or company name to access industry reports. Full report available in pdf format.
Industry reports include: