Selected Industry Associations

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Cross-Industry Data

Bizstats
http://www.bizstats.com/
Financial ratios, national business statistics, benchmarks.
CAPS: Center for Strategic Supply Research
http://www.capsresearch.org/
Benchmarking reports, critical issues reports, focus studies (supply management, technology, outsourcing).
Center for Competitive Analysis at University of Missouri
http://www.umsl.edu/~cca/
Industry reports and analysis. Industries include e-commerce, boat building, motor vehicles, sheet metal, soap, commercial printing and others.
Financial Times Industry Surveys
http://surveys.ft.com
IW – Industry Week
Also available via ejournals
http://www.industryweek.com/
Ranking or top manufacturing companies; articles in operations, economics, public policy, technology, innovation.
Manufacturing.net
http://www.manufacturing.net/
Manufacturing news and data on regulations, industrial trends, plant openings and closings, supply chain updates, distribution and trade issues, prices, employment, finance…
National Association of Manufacturing
http://www.nam.org/s_nam/index.asp
International, national and state manufacturing snapshots.
Promotional Products Association International
http://www.ppa.org/Buyer
Reuters Finance
http://www.reuters.com/finance

Government

U.S. Census – County Business Patterns
http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/index.html
Annual series with a separate report for each state (number of employees, payroll and total establishments).
U.S. Census-Economic Data By Sector
http://www.census.gov/econ/www/index.html
Select from the industries listed on the menu labeled Economic Data by Sector.
United States Census – Industries Statistics
http://www.census.gov/econ/manufacturing.html
Economic Census: Manufacturing Reports
Annual Survey of Manufacturers
Current Industrial Reports (CIRs): Manufacturing Profiles
Current Industrial Reports (CIRs): Plant Capacity – Utilization Survey
BEA Survey of Current Business
http://www.bea.gov/scb/
BEA’s monthly journal is available in PDF format for the years 1994 to present. GDP, federal budget estimates, research & statistics.
Manufacturers’, Shipments, Inventories and Orders
Industrial Products Overview
E-Stats
http://www.census.gov/eos/www/ebusiness614.htm
E-commerce statistics and reports from the US Census Bureau
Fedstats
Statistical profiles of States, counties, cities, Congressional Districts, and Federal judicial districts. Federal data on agriculture, crime, energy, environment, etc.
GDP by Industry
Bureau of Economic Analysis
http://www.bea.gov/Industry/Index.htm
Gross Domestic Product by GDP Data
http://www.bea.gov/azindex/index.htm#G
Industry at a Glance
http://www.bls.gov/iag/iaghome.htm
Overview of BLS Statistics by Industry
http://www.bls.gov/bls/industry.htm
Economic Research – Industry FRED – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/categories/109
Data Series 1-14.
U.S. Industry Quarterly Review: Industrial Outlook
via Business Source Complete, use eJournals page to find your industry
US Comparative Sector Performance – For top twelve industries, select Revenue Current (Revenue Current, Revenue Constant, Industry Prices)
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
http://www.bts.gov/programs/airline_information/
Airline data and statistics, publications, news feeds, related links.
U.S. Department of Transportation
http://www.dot.gov/
Government reports on transportation budget, division performance and future strategy plans.
U.S. Department of Transportation – Aviation Consumer Protection
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/index.htm
Air Travel Consumer Reports (Download PDFs).

Advertising

Advertising Age
http://adage.com/datacenter/
Advertising fact pack, articles/statistics on American demographics, surveys.
The American Advertising Federation
http://www.aaf.org
American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA)
www.aaaa.org
Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau (CAB)
http://www.thecab.tv/
The Direct Marketing Association (DMA)
http://www.the-dma.org
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB)
http://www.iab.net
Research on effectiveness of online advertising.
Magazine Publishers of America (MPA)
http://www.magazine.org
Newspaper Association of America (NAA)
http://www.naa.org
Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB)
http://www.rab.com
Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB)
http://www.tvb.org
ClickZStats
http://www.clickz.com/stats
Advertising and monthly internet usage data.

Aerospace

Aerospace Industries Association
http://www.aia-aerospace.org/
Sales, profits orders; Statistics on employment, wage, and manufacturing centers; year-end analysis.
International Trade Administration
http://trade.gov/mas/index.asp
International market share, parts and motor vehicle trade data, industry financial and economic data.
U.S. Department of Transportation – Aviation Consumer Protection
http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/index.htm
Air Travel Consumer Reports (Download PDFs).

Automobiles

Price Waterhouse Coopers
http://www.autofacts.com/datacentre.asp
North America automobile assembly reports, global capacity data, industry studies.
Wards Auto
http://wardsauto.com/
Vehicle sales and production summaries.

Agriculture

National Agriculture Statistics Service
Statistics on crops, livestock, etc. Charts & maps. Practices and chemical use statistics.
United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural statistics, state and country profiles, research reports.

Apparel & Footwear

American Apparel & Footwear Associations (AAFA)
http://www.apparelandfootwear.org
Footwear industry trends and statistics
Cotton Incorporated
http://www.cottoninc.com
National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA)
http://www.nsga.org
SGMA International
http://www.sgma.com/index.html

Beverages

The Beer Institute
http://www.beerinstitute.org
Beverage Industry Annual Manual
http://directories.bevindustry.com/manual
Beverage Marketing Corporation
http://www.beveragemarketing.com/
Brewers Association
http://www.brewersassociation.org/
Statistics and news concerning craft brewers and home brewers.
Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS)
http://www.discus.org
Import/Export Reports, Sales Volume, Supplier index
National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA)
http://www.nbwa.org/
News, Issues and Statistics concerning the wholesaling and distribution of beer.
The Wine Institute
http://www.wineinstitute.org

Biotechnology

Bioview
http://www.bioview.co.il/HTMLs/Home.aspx
Industry reports and snapshots.

Consumer Electronics

CEA- Consumer Electronics Association
http://www.ce.org/
Industry reports and statistics.

Energy

U.S. Department of Energy
Annual energy outlook, review, and statistics.
American Gas Association
http://www.aga.org/
Ranking of top 50 companies by revenues, customers and volumes; gas facts; state profiles.
Energy Information Administration
http://www.eia.doe.gov
Monthly & annual energy reviews; data, graphs and charts on crude oil, petroleum, gasoline, natural gas, electricity, and coal; forecasts & analyses; historical data.
International Energy Agency
http://www.iea.org/
Monthly & annual energy reviews; data, graphs and charts on crude oil, petroleum, gasoline, natural gas, electricity, and coal; forecasts & analyses; historical data.
Nuclear Energy Institute
http://www.nei.org
PennEnergy
http://ogjresearch.stores.yahoo.net/index.html
Oil & Gas Journal industry statistics, historical industry statistics.
Platts
http://www.platts.com
Reports on electric power, coal and natural gas.

Financial Services

Bloomberg
http://www.bloomberg.com/
CBS Market Watch
http://www.marketwatch.com/industries

Foods

USDA Economic Research Service
http://www.ers.usda.gov/
Provides economic analysis on efficiency, efficacy, and equity issues relating to agriculture, food, the environment, and rural development.
The Food Institute
http://www.foodinstitute.com
Food Marketing Institute
http://fmi.org/facts_figs/
Supermarket facts, competition and profits, marketing costs, food prices.
Grocery Manufacturers of America (GMA)
http://www.gmabrands.com
International Food Information Council
www.foodinsight.org
Consumer and trends research.
Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA)
http://www.plma.com
Progressive Grocer
(also available via eJournals)
http://www.progressivegrocer.com/
Industry research and reports, consumer expenditures studies.

Healthcare: Facilities

American Hospital Association (AHA)
http://www.aha.org
Federation of American Hospitals
http://www.fah.org/fahCMS/home.aspx
Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO)
http://www.jcaho.org

Healthcare: Managed Care

America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHP)
http://www.ahip.org
American Association of Managed Care Nurses, Inc.
http://www.aamcn.org
American Medical Association
http://www.ama-assn.org
Blue Cross Blue Shield Association
http://www.bcbshealthissues.com
National Association of Dental Plans
http://www.nadp.org
National Association of Managed Care Physicians
http://www.namcp.org/

Healthcare: Pharmaceuticals

World Health Organization
http://www.who.int/en/
World health and disease statistics.
Consumer Healthcare Products Association (CHPA)
http://www.chpa-info.org/
Generic Pharmaceutical Association
http://www.gphaonline.org
Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA)
http://www.phrma.org
Industry research, profiles, reports, fact sheets.

Healthcare: Products & Supplies

Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed)
http://www.advamed.org/MemberPortal/
The American Association for Homecare
http://www.aahomecare.org
Medical Device Manufacturers Association
http://www.medicaldevices.org
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
http://www.nema.org

Home Furnishings

American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA)
http://www.ahfa.us/
Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM)
http://www.aham.org
Economic reports & forecasts on energy consumption and the household appliance industry.
American Coatings Association
http://www.paint.org
Industry facts: sales, employment, wages.
North American Home Furnishings Association (NAHFA)

http://www.nahfa.org/

Housewares

Cookware Manufacturers Association
http://www.cookware.org/
International Housewares Association
http://www.housewares.org/

Insurance

Insurance Information Institute
http://www.iii.org/index.html
Insurance trends, statistics and news.

Lodging and Gaming

American Gaming Association
http://www.americangaming.org
American Hotel & Lodging Association
http://www.ahla.com
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority
http://www.lvcva.com
National Indian Gaming Association
http://www.indiangaming.org

Logistics

American Public Transportation Association
http://www.apta.com/resources/statistics/Pages/default.aspx
Fact book, transit agency data, US government statistics.
American Shipper
http://www.americanshipper.com/
Government, regional and international news on air, ocean, inland and port logistics.
Data Center
of the Airports Council International
Year-to-date and monthly reports of traffic of both U.S. and international airports, measured in terms of cargo, passengers and aircraft movements.
Economic Census-Transportation and Warehousing
Census of transportation establishments. Statistics include employment, establishments, revenue and payroll. Data available by states and metro areas.
Freightworld
http://www.freightworld.com/
Alphabetical and geographical listings of airlines, airports, railroads, seaports, trucking, warehousing, and other logistics companies.
Material Handling & Logistics
http://mhlnews.com/
National Association of Manufacturers
http://www.nam.org/
Industry issues and trends.
Supply Chain Brain
http://www.supplychainbrain.com/
Company directories for supply chain management solutions, including shipping, maintenance and technology.
Transportation Research Board
http://www.trb.org/Main/Home.aspx
Transportation Research Record Journal online; news-related industry snapshots for aviation, highways, public transportation, etc.
TranStats
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
http://www.transtats.bts.gov/
Contains the Intermodal Transportation Database which offers access to a variety of transportation statistics. Topics include passenger, freight, rail, energy, safety, infrastructure and system performance. Includes links to National Transportation Statistics, an annual publication providing data on multiple modes of transportation and National Transportation Atlas, a collection of databases depicting transportation facilities, networks and services.
Waterborne Commerce Statstics Center
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
http://www.iwr.usace.army.mil/About/TechnicalCenters/WCSCWaterborneCommerceStatisticsCenter.aspx
Data on domestic waterborne commercial movements, including vessel trips, commodities and tonnage, both by state and by port.

Media

Association of American Publishers (AAP)
http://www.publishers.org
Newspaper Association of America
http://naa.org
Research and statistics on newspaper industry and advertising, “readership statistics,” “circulation facts & figures.”

Minerals

USGS Mineral Resources Program
http://minerals.usgs.gov/
Annual reports on mineral usage, trends and costs.

Movies and Home Entertainment

AFMA
http://www.afma.com/
DEG: the Digital Entertainment Group
http://www.dvdinformation.com
The Entertainment Merchants Association
http://www.entmerch.org/
Independent Film and Television Alliance
http://www.ifta-online.org/
The International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI)
http://www.ifpi.org
Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA)
http://www.mpaa.org
National Association of Theater Owners
http://www.natoonline.org
National Cable & Telecommunications Association
http://www.ncta.com
Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)
http://www.riaa.com

Non-alcoholic Beverages

International Coffee Association

http://www.ico.org/

Trends in production and coffee worldwide.

National Coffee Association USA

http://www.ncausa.org/

News and issues about the coffee industry.

Specialty Coffee Association of America

http://www.scaa.org/

News and statistics about the specialty coffee industry.

Tea Association of the USA

http://www.teausa.com/

News and statistics about the tea industry.

Oil

Oil Online
http://www.oilonline.com
Trends by country in production and consumption of oil, coal, and electricity.
Rigzone
http://www.rigzone.com
Rig utilization, day rates, offshore rig
WorldOil
http://www.worldoil.com
Drilling and spending statistics, prices, industry forecasts, drilling rig counts

Pets

American Veterinary Medical Association
https://www.avma.org/KB/Resources/Statistics/Pages/Market-research-statistics-US-pet-ownership.aspx
U.S. Pet Ownership

Plastics & Rubber

American Plastics Council
http://plastics.americanchemistry.com/
Sales and production data. Usage data for plastics such as polyethylene and polypropylene.
Polysort
http://www.polysort.com
Industry news for plastics; information on machinery and equipment.
Society of the Plastics Industry
http://www.plasticsindustry.org/
Economic data, global business trends, labor survey, NAICS codes for plastics.

Restaurants

International Franchise Association
http://www.franchise.org
National Restaurant Association
http://www.restaurant.org
Publishes industry data and research. Please see the Pardee Reference Desk for the latest restaurant industry forecast.

Retail

Chain Store Age
http://www.chainstoreage.com/
Industry data and reports for supply chains, electronic retailing, finance, marketing, store planning/construction, real estate, HR, etc; monthly chain store performance, industry reports, retailer rankings.
Commercial Property Executive
http://www.cpexecutive.com/
Leading retail investors and developers.
International Council of Shopping Centers
http://www.icsc.org
Shopping Center Statistics; graphs of leasable retail area, sales, and employment.
National Retail Federation Inc.
http://www.nrf.com
NRF Stores
www.stores.org
Ranking of top retailers, company information; print advertising costs.
Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)
http://www.rila.org/pages/default.aspx
Shopping behavior research, retail industry snapshot; special reports in Economic Analysis section.
Retail Merchandiser
http://www.retail-merchandiser.com/
“Profit Guides,” retailer profile reports; new product summaries.
Value Retail News
http://www.valueretailnews.com
Data on retail outlets: industry sales, retailers, outlet centers

Semiconductors

SEMI
http://www.semi.org/en/index.htm
Technology news, statistics and other info on the semiconductor industry.
World Semiconductor Trade Statistics
http://www.wsts.org

Sports

Baseball Salaries
http://www.spotrac.com/mlb/
Partnered with USA Today. Enter the player’s name, or choose MLB team.
Basketball Salaries
http://www.spotrac.com/nba/
Partnered with USA Today. Enter the player’s name, or choose NBA team.
Football Salaries
http://www.spotrac.com/nfl/
Partnered with USA Today. Enter the player’s name, or choose NFL team.
Hockey Salaries
http://www.spotrac.com/nhl/
Partnered with USA Today. Enter the player’s name, or choose NHL team.
Soccer Salaries
http://www.spotrac.com/mls/
Partnered with USA Today. Enter the player’s name, or choose MLS team.
The Business of Baseball
http://research.sabr.org/business/
Player salaries, team-by-team payroll, league attendance, Nielsen ratings.
National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA)
http://www.nsga.org
Sports participation, Consumer purchases.
MLBPLAYERS.com
http://mlbplayers.mlb.com/pa/info/
Information about collective bargaining agreement, licensing and programs and events.
National Hockey League Agreement
http://www.nhlpa.com/About-Us/CBA/
Collective bargaining agreement for the National Hockey League
Sagarin Ratings
http://www.usatoday.com/sports/sagarin-archive.htm
Jeff Sagarin ratings for baseball, basketball, hockey and soccer provided by USA Today
Sports Statistics
http://www.amstat.org/sections/SIS/Sports%20Data%20Resources/
Provided by the American Statistical Association.

Supermarkets & Drugstores

The Food Institute
http://www.foodinstitute.com
The Food Marketing Institute
http://www.fmi.org
Supermarket facts: food safety, prices, competition & profits, marketing costs.
National Association of Chain Drug Stores
http://www.nacds.org
National Association of Convenience Stores
http://www.nacsonline.com/NACS/Pages/default.aspx
National Grocers Association
http://www.nationalgrocers.org/
Private Label Manufacturers Association
http://www.plma.com
Progressive Grocer
(also available via eJournals)
http://www.progressivegrocer.com/
Industry research and reports, consumer expenditures studies.

Telecommunications

In-stat
http://www.instat.com
Market research in semiconductors, multimedia, and service providers.
Federal Communications Commission
http://www.fcc.gov/statistical-reports/
FCC statistical reports; extensive statistics in usage, prices revenues, and subscribership.
Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association (CTIA)
http://www.ctia.org
Industry survey: revenues, traffic, capital expenditures, average minutes of use; snapshot
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
http://www.itu.int/ITU-D/ict/statistics
Statistics by country, region, company, gender; maps & graphs.

Tobacco

Tobacco Reporter
http://www.tobaccoreporter.com/
Industry trade group with news, reports, statistics.

Toys

Toy Industry Association Inc (TIA)
http://www.toyassociation.org/

Travel & Tourism

Air Transport Association
http://www.airlines.org
Annual forecast reports; information on industry traffic, cargo, finance, labor, etc.
Metro Magazine’s Transit Center
http://www.metro-magazine.com
United States Travel Association
http://www.ustravel.org/
Travel & volume trends, trip characteristics, demographics of US travel, travel market segments, economic research, industry forecasts, current travel indicators.