Guide to researching the Hospital Industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the hospital  industry. This guide contains several of the key and highly recommended resources when analyzing the industry and researching the companies in the industry. I’ve listed the databases and resources below, with recommendations on how to find … Continued

Coface Economic Studies & Country Risks

Coface Economic Studies & Country Risks provide quick political and economic risk assessments for 160 nations. Regularly updated, they provide an estimate of the average credit risk on a country’s businesses … Continued

Guide to International Market Analysis & Entry

About Assessing an international market for the purpose of launching a new product, or expanding an existing brand or business, requires a lot of thought and research.  Researchers need to understand the financial and economic forces and market indicators, as well as the political, legal, and sociocultural forces and issues in an area.  Likewise, it … Continued

Guide to researching the pharmaceutical industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the pharmaceuticals industry. This guide contains several of the key and highly recommended resources when analyzing the industry and researching the companies in the industry. I’ve listed the databases and resources below, with recommendations on how to find … Continued

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Guide to understanding the specialty food retail market

About My friends in the Ohio University Business Cluster are researching the feasibility of opening a specialty food store in the location of their choice. The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the specialty foods retail industry and the local market. This guide lists the most … Continued

Guide to researching the grocery stores and supermarket industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the grocery stores and supermarket  industry.  This guide contains several of the key and highly recommended resources when analyzing the industry and researching the companies in the industry.  I’ve listed the databases and resources below, with recommendations on … Continued

Best Research Strategies for Global Consulting Information

About My friends in the Global Consulting Program (GCP) in the Ohio University College of Business are doing consulting projects in France, Germany, Greece, Hungary,  Italy, and Spain this summer, and Nicaragua this winter.   This guide will help them find the best information in the area quickly and efficiently.   Note: The class exercise for … Continued

Guide to researching the Telecommunication Networking Equipment Manufacturing Industry (NAICS 33421)

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the Telecommunication Networking Equipment Manufacturing Industry (NAICS #33421 While not entirely comprehensive, this guide does list several of the key and highly recommended resources when analyzing the industry and researching the companies in the industry.  I’ve listed the databases … Continued

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Guide to understanding the local tourism and hospitality market

About This guide was designed to assist the Ohio University College of Business Cluster students, who are working on developing business concepts in the hospitality and tourism sectors.  The resources below will be very useful in understanding the local tourism and hospitality market.  In addition to the resources on this page, many of the tools … Continued

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Guide to the Computer & Electronics Retailing Industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the computer and electronics retailing industry.  This guide contains several of the key and highly recommended resources when analyzing the industry and researching the companies in the industry.  I’ve listed the databases and resources below, with recommendations on … Continued