Guide to researching the lodging industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the lodging 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 researching consumer foodservice and restaurant business opportunities

About My friends in the Ohio University Business Cluster are working to create a business concept in the foodservice or restaurant  industry, and assess the feasibility of the concept.  The guide points business researchers to some key resources when researching information about their industry, target customers, competitors,  and the local market. I have listed the databases and … Continued

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

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 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

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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

Guide to researching the Cruise Lines Industry

About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the cruise lines  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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Guide to understanding the health food store and organic food retail market

About My friends in the Ohio University Business Cluster are researching the feasibility of opening a health foods store in Portland, Maine. The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the health and natural foods retail  industry and the local market.  This guide lists  the most highly … Continued