Easy to use database gives you a wealth of industry information including a composite SWOT analysis for leading companies, Porter's 5 Forces analysis with graphs for industries (global or by country) as well as consumer behavior statistics
Enter your company name and click GO
Click News for up to date industry news
Click Companies to see company profiles and SWOT analysis
Click Opinion to see analysts' predictions and trends
Click Industries to see comprehensive industry reports including Porter's 5 Forces analysis with graphs
Use for a strategic analysis of your industry with easy access to upstream and downstream industries (supply chain) that your industry may be dependent upon or support
Enter key words to describe your industry
View reports by clicking on their title
Move through report contents by using links to the left or clicking the PDF link to get the whole report
To see related industries follow links in the box on the lower left called See Full Context
Review more detailed industry surveys and industry related intelligence
Select ABI Inform Trade and Industry from the "included databases" on the search screen.
Click the Browse tab at the top of the screen
Select FirstResearch for quarterly industry reports; these reports are quite granular deal with very specific sub-industries while using examples of particular companies within the industry
Excellent resource for finding detailed information on a specific function or business within an industry (e.g. automobile dealerships as opposed to simply automotive industry.)
TIP: There are other links to items such as market share, market research reports, and industry trends and forecasts.
Click the link for the thing you want
Limit to your industry or company by scrolling to the bottom of the page and adding the connector AND plus your keywords (e.g. AND automotive industry)
Need help organizing your thoughts and data as you undertake an industry anlaysis project? Check out Investopedia's Industry Handbook which includes Porter's 5 Forces. Porter's analytical framework makes the exercise of analysing an industry easier since it gives you a structure complete with the critical things to look for.