The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying businesses. In 1997, NAICS replaced the Standard Industrial Classification System (SIC).
Be mindful: Although NAICS is still being revised (every 5 years), many databases have begun to create their own classification systems, especially for classifying new and emerging technology companies.
Provides insight and analysis on more than 700 industries in the United States. Each report covers: Competitive landscape, major companies, industry performance, barriers to entry, etc. "Additional Resources" listed are also helpful.
Provides 2,000 data types across 11 categories: Automotive and transport, Consumer markets, Economic indicators, Foreign trade, Industrial markets, IT and telecommunications, Leisure and lifestyles, Population and households, Resources and environment, Retailing, Service markets, and more.
Provides timely studies on the largest manufacturing, retail, wholesale and services industries and consumer buying trends in the United States. Includes estimates on industry establishments, inventories, capital expenditures, and metropolitan level data.
Insider Intelligence (formerly eMarketer) provides analysis, market data, and statistics on the internet, e-commerce, online marketing, social media, and emerging digital technologies around the world.
Updated monthly. Provides media rates and data for the advertising industry, listing advertising rates, editorial or programming content, circulation, and other basic information for a variety of advertising media.
A leading provider of industry intelligence for businesses, consultants, etc. "Search Reports" for products or services and use the table of contents and descriptions locate important statistics (CAGR, TAM, market segments) . DO NOT ask the Library to purchase these reports. Most publishers provide a glimpse - Use multiple snapshots to inform your research.