Mergent Online Industry Reports

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The industry reports found in Mergent Online offer broad coverage of around 20  of the largest global industries, with coverage for North America, Europe, Asia, and global geographic areas.

  • Connect to:  Mergent Online Subscription Database
  • Format: Online Database
  • Access Info: Ohio University All Campuses

Mergent Online is an excellent database that has a great deal of information for the business researcher. An often overlooked part of the database is the Industry Reports section. These reports are very similar to Standard and Poor’s Industry Surveys and take a fairly comprehensive look at broad industry categories. The reports average about 40 pages in length, and cover the following for each industry:

  • Current Environment
  • Industry Profile
  • Key Points
  • Key References
  • Market Trends & Outlook
  • Scope of this report
  • Sales Contacts

Mergent Industy Reports are available for North America, Europe, Asia, and Global geographic areas. Most reports are updated every six months, and past reports are available, allowing the researcher to observe shifts in industry trends. The following industries are currently available in Mergent Industry Reports:

  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemicals
  • Electricity
  • Food & Beverage
  • Healthcare
  • Heavy Construction
  • Hospitality & Tourism
  • Insurance
  • IT & High Technology
  • Media
  • Medical Instruments & Equipment
  • Metal Works
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Precious Metals
  • Property Development
  • Telecommunications

To access Mergent Industry Reports, first log on to Mergent Online. At the Basic Search screen, click on the  Reports tab at the top of the screen, then choose Industry Reports. The Industry Reports can be browsed by geographic region, industry, and date.  The image below demonstrates how to access the reports.

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