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Free Market Research Resources

Researching Industries

Researching your industry and market is integral to successful business plan research. Industry & market research reports found on commercial databases give insight into:

  • operating conditions
  • regulatory environment
  • distribution and supply chain
  • consumers
  • trends
  • new product or service innovations
  • financial outlook
  • competitors

To learn more, check out the Getting To Know Your Industry video tutorial on the Small Business Accelerator. The purpose of the tutorial is to interactively help you become familiar with market research basics and guide you to find credible sources to inform your industry analysis.


Industry Research: Canada

Industry Research: United States