Industry Research Resources

eCommerce Times - An online newspaper with up to the minute reports, articles and news on the eCommerce business worldwide. Searchable.

North American Industry Classification System - The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

Thomas Register - Find information on manufactures in the United States and Canada . Search by product or service, company name or brand name. Registration for free membership required to use this site.

Trade Associations - A listing of trade associations.

Trade Data Online - Free international trade statistics compiled from Canada Statistics and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Trade Show Resource - Search for trade shows by name or industry, or venue. Also a search engine for suppliers and seminars.