How to research the women’s clothing and accessories retail industry

This guide will help you research the women’s clothing retail industry ( which includes active wear, athleisure, underwear, lingerie, leisure wear, etc.)  and the fashion accessories industry (jewelry, handbags, etc. ).    My specialty apparel retail industry guide might be useful as well. Table of Contents Understand the industry Get to know the consumer Identify … Continued

How to research a new entrepreneurial business concept

About So you fashion yourself an entrepreneur and would like start a new business.  Before you go to the bank to get your loan, you’ll want to thoroughly research the industry, your potential competitors, your potential customers, as well as your local market.  When doing your research, you’ll want to make sure you have answers … Continued

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Guide to researching the Amusement Park Industry

About My friends in the  Business Cluster are working on a research project that addresses the amusement park industry.  The resources found on this page should provide them with an excellent start to finding good information for the industry. Note that business resources can be a bit challenging to cite in APA format, so take … Continued

Guide to researching the Radio Industry

My friends in the  Business Cluster are working on a research project that requires them to research the radio industry and some key companies within the industry. The resources found on this page should provide them with an excellent start to finding good information for the project. Note that business resources can be a bit … Continued

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Guide to researching the video game development and publishing industry

About My friends in the  Business Cluster are working on a research project that addresses the video game development and publishing industry.  The resources found on this page should provide them with an excellent start to finding good information for the industry. Note that business resources can be a bit challenging to cite in APA … Continued

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