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Featured Database: IBISWorld Industry Reports

February 9th, 2021

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring IBISWorld Industry Reports, brought to you by IBISWorld.


IBISWorld Industry Reports include information on over 700 US industries in the US economy at the granular level covering industry-specific titles from the popular to the not-so-popular.


The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue login and password.


Click Getting Started with IBISWorld Industry Reports to see the basics of using IBISWorld Industry Reports.

Why Should I Know About This?

IBISWorld Industry reports include key statistics, industry outlook, major companies, and much more.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • BizMiner, contains detailed industry analysis to small and large businesses and entrepreneurs through its local and national Marketing Plan Research Profiles, Financial Analysis Profiles, Local Business Summaries, and State Market Index Profiles.
  • Plunkett Research, offers business intelligence, industry trends, statistics, market research, and company lists.

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