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Industry News

Industry News

When looking for news about a specific industry, make sure you look for:

  • The date of publication.
  • The quality of resource used (typically national journals and newspapers (such as Wall Street Journal) are more trustworthy than online only sources, such as You Tube).
  • Look for Trade publications.  These are publications made by the industry leaders themselves.  But also BEWARE of these sources as they can have a bias towards their own industry. While some associations provide trade reports only to their members, many offer free industry information on their websites. One way to find Trade associations for and industry is through Google: type in the "association" and the name of the industry. 
  • News items are verified by several sources are usually more reliable than "one offs".


  • Wall Street Journal  | At GC you get a FREE digital subscription! WSJ is widely considered the authority when it comes to business related news. We would advocate starting here.
  • New York TimesAt GC you get a FREE digital subscription!  NYTIMES is largest and most established newspaper in the United States.
  • Washington Post At GC you get a FREE digital subscription!  Another national newspaper, particularly good for more in-depth journalism and "breaking" news.
  • Business Source Complete: a definitive scholarly business database that contains case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
  • Nexus Uni: Contains News articles sorted by company (click on "business" at the bottom of the home screen)
  • Harvard Business Review 
  • Bloomburg Business week on Industries
  • Health Business FullText: Articles related specifically to the Medical Industry.
  • Regional Business News: News items from 75 business focused newspapers and journals. You might find something, but don't go here first.