Here are some useful resources for researching and analyzing industries:
- 15-Step Guide to Industry Research (Read Online | Download PDF)
- Industry Primers Sector/Industry Map (Download PDF)
- QuickMBA – A great resource on analytical tools and frameworks taught in MBA programs.
- VirtualPet – A good step-by-step guide to researching an industry
- Wharton, HBS, Rutgers, and Columbia – Research guides from the libraries of top business schools
- Google, Weddles, Yahoo – Lists of industry trade associations
- IBISWorld, HighBeam, Hoovers, FirstResearch – Paid industry profiles