Guide to researching the quick service restaurant industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the quick service restaurant 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 … Continued

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Tips for conducting market research about art consumers

I have a class of students who are working on a marketing plan for one of the local non-profit art establishments in Athens.  The resources on this post should help them get started to better understand the art consumer and effectively conduct some market and industry research. Research Databases Below are a few essential databases … Continued

Guide to researching the nonalcoholic beverage industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the nonalcoholic beverage 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 … Continued

Guide to researching the toy manufacturing industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the toy manufacturing 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 … Continued

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

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

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