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Consumer Products

Industry Codes

Some market research databases and websites organize business information using industry codes.

The two industry classification systems you will come across most often are NAICS and SIC. Both are hierarchical, organized by broad industry categories, each divided into more specific industries.

Note: If you are researching a very specific or very new industry, it may not be included in these industry classification systems.

Example NAICS codes:

Click the link below to browse for more industry codes, including:

Beverage and Tobacco products  |  Clothing  |  Computer and Electronic products  |  Electrical Equipment and Appliances  |  Food products  |  Furniture products  |  Leather and Allied products  |  Metal products  |  Paper  |  Plastics and Rubber products  |  Textiles  |  Wood products  |  Other products - including Jewellery, Sporting and Athletic Goods

Industry & Market Research Databases

Government

Using Google to find Government Resources

Did you know that you can limit your search in Google to government websites?  Here are some examples.

Tip: Remember to try a few searches using different search words, to vary your results.