Business Writing 3016

This guide will help students use both library and web resources to find company and industry information. Additionally, the resources listed in this guide will help students complete a final project on analyzing a specific company.

Industry Resources First Steps

This page will provide you with a variety of government and paid resources designed to help you find more information about industries and companies that interest you.

First, start with:

to get your initial overview of the industry and a SWOT analysis.

Next, take a look at:

to look at the comparative landscape of the company that interests you, specifically the company's market share and market shares of its competitors.

Next, take a look at:

specifically the industry survey, for complete industry information. Then, use the same database to view company stock reports for the company's current status, as well as 3-5 year predictions.

Industry Ratio & Industry Classification

All databases can be accessed from U of U campus.  Make sure to log into our website via "off campus access" if you are off campus.

Industry Analysis Resources

Marriott Library Eccles Library Quinney Law Library