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BUAD 490-Summer: Industry/competition

Industry codes & keyword descriptors

Simplify your research and keep things consistent by FIRST defining your industry by selecting the industry code that classifies your business or service.

You could search by company within the databases and be on the lookout for the NAICS or SIC code. Or, you can search by a keyword that describes a particular product/service using the links below.

Solar panel installation

Industry Research

Select News and Commentary

Find industry reports & more

Once you've identified your NAICS number and/or subject terminology, use it to find industry reports. 

When locating industry reports, pay attention to the 1) publication date, and 2) geography (global, US, India, etc.). 

Online Resources (for off-campus access, you will be prompted to login with your SU username and password - same as for Gullnet, MyClasses, etc.)

1. Search: Solar panel installation 

2. Select Document type: Industry reports

3. Sort by newest first


Print Resources (in the library)

For older surveys...