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How to Use Business Insights: Essentials

How to Use Business Insights: Essentials

The following video provides an overview of the basic search and navigation features.


How to Use IBISWorld

How to Use IBISWorld

  • Search by industry, keyword, company, or NAICS code
    • Search across the entire database by using the search box on the homepage or the one in the top right corner of every page.
  • Browse by US Industry Reports or US Business Environment Profiles
    • On the top banner, select Industry Research to browse a selection US Industry Reports or US Business Environment Profiles. With a report selected, use left navigation to easily browse report’s sections. Also, use the Search box at top in left navigation to use a keyword search within the report.
  • Downloading reports
    • With the report opened, click the Download icon  next to the report title and select PDF or Excel format. Within the report, click the Download icon  next to the tables to download individual tables.
  • Tip
    • To return to Homepage, click IBISWorld logo at top left on every page.

Find NAICS and SIC Codes

What Are NAICS and SIC Codes

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is used to classify business industries for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. The Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) is also sometimes used but is gradually being phased out in favor of NAICS.

Once the know the appropriate industry code is know, it can make finding information about that industry, or business within that industry, much easier.

How to Find an Industry's NAICS or SIC Code

Find a Company's Industry Code

If you want to find out what industry code is assigned to a particular company, you can use IBISWorld. Simply search by the company name to find the associated code. Note - some companies, especially large ones, can have more than one industry code.

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