Industry classification codes organize companies into industrial groupings based on similar production processes, similar products, or similar behavior in financial markets. The two most-used systems in the United States are NAICS and SIC although there are others. Many business databases can be searched by industry code.
Access the Business Rankings Annual through the Business Insights database.
Access to Ward's AutoWorld and other trade journals may be found on the Fordham Library website (www.fordham.edu/library) by entering the title or industry under "Quick Search" in the "Electronic Books and Journals" search box. Here is a sample of other trade journals in the Library.