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Small Business Management

Industry Reports

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Business Source Complete (EBSCO)

Magazine and journal articles on all aspects of business and management. Also includes company and industry profiles, SWOT analyses and market, country and product reports. See video tutorials below for finding industry or company reports in BSC.

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Canadian and US Industry Reports containing trends, statistics & analysis on market size, market share of major companies, industry growth rates, major market segments, key external forces affecting supply and demand, emerging industry trends and recent production performance. 

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Passport GMID (Euromonitor)

International market reports and company profiles that analyze consumer and service industries across 80 countries. Industries included: Apparel, Consumer Finance, Consumer Foodservice and Travel & Tourism. 

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Statistical data and analysis of business, industry, product brands, market share, media, and social scientific topics, obtained from both private and public sector sources, and covering all regions of the world. 

Video Tutorials for finding Industry Reports


Business Source Complete: Finding Industry Reports


IBISWorld: Finding Industry Reports


Passport (GMID): Finding Industry Reports


Statista: Finding Business Statistics

Environmental Scan - Newspaper, Magazines, Trade Publications

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Canadian NewsStand

Major Canadian newspapers, including the Globe and Mail, the National Post, and the Toronto Star.

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CBCA Business

Find articles in Canadian magazines and journals on business, management and related topics.

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Nexis Uni (+ QuickLaw)

News, business, and legal sources, including Canadian Court cases, tribunals and arbitration decisions.

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Scott’s Ontario Directories

Company information on 75,000 Ontario companies, by product type, industry classification number, company name, geographic and demographic.

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Small Business Collection (Gale)

Access to approximately 250 periodicals with small business content, published mainly in the United States.

Statistics and Demographic Data

Consumer Behaviour (Products)