Co-created by 470 "Business Model Canvas" practitioners from 45 countries, the book features strategic ideas and tools, and makes them easy to implement in your organization. You will learn how to systematically understand, design, and implement a game-changing business model--or analyze and renovate an old one. Business Model Generation features practical innovation techniques used today by leading consultants and companies worldwide.
The North American Industry Classification System was created by the government for statistical purposes to describe industries, but it is used for a number of reasons, and it can help you research an industry. It is commonly used in reports and databases (and sometimes you will be asked to identify it in an assignment or business plan). Also available via Data Axle.
Includes industry reports for a wide range of retail operations including Women's Clothing Stores, Men's Clothing Stores, Beauty, Cosmetics & Fragrance Stores, Gift Shops & Card Stores, Thrift Stores, Home Furnishings Stores, Fashion Designers, Handbag, Luggage & Accessory Stores, Wedding Services, Used Goods Stores, Art Dealers and many, many more.
A great starting place for almost any business topic. For trade publications, look for the Trade Journals as the source types. You can also try the NAICS search field, and industries are typically subject terms. Includes content from the Wall Street Journal.
Create thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic, business, and marketing data (like Simmons and Claritas). Allows you to access data by geography, so you can focus on a city, county, zip code, or neighborhood. (5 concurrent users)
Use the "Narrow Segments" tool to filter consumer profiles e.g. by income, education or lifestage group. Find relevant consumer types you identified in Simplyanalytics and aply them to your chosen location.