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Business Research: Industry Info

A guide to CBU Library's Business Resources. Access the MBA Research Guide at: http://libguides.cbu.ca/MBA

Data Sources

These links provide readily available and trustworthy sources of data on the Canadian and international economies.

Industry Research, News, and Profiles

Canadian Industry Statistics[Industry Canada] and Competitive Intelligence[Industry Canada]: These are excellent entry points to find company directories, SME Benchmarking Tool, productivity numbers etc.

CANSIM: More than 25 million socio-economic time series updated daily, a major access point for Canadian economic, industrial and business information.

Business Insights Global [BIG] provides market intelligence on thousands of global companies, economies, and industries.

Lexis-NexisIndustry reports, great newspaper and trade journal coverage

FITA Global Trade Portal includes international import export trade leads and links to 8,000 international trade web sites and free market research.

Conference Board of Canada E-Library is a full text report-based resource featuring a reports on many sectors of the Canadian economy.

ABI Inform with CBCA is a great source especially for newswire items and trade publications that routinely report on industry in Canada and elsewhere.

Business Source Premier also features trade publications as well as industry profiles and market research reports.

Eikon Financial Research Database

Eikon is a set of software products provided by Thomson Reuters to monitor and analyse company, market, and industry financial information.  Use the link below to find Eikon tutorials