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Coronavirus/COVID-19 Impact on Business & the Economy: Industries

Providing resources on the pandemic's effects on business and the economy.

How to Research the Impact of COVID-19 on Industries: Subscription Resources

These resources are great sources of industry information (typically including reports, statistics, articles, etc.)

Industry-Specific News and Reports

Medical/Health Care/Pharmaceutical





How to Find Industry-Specific News and Reports

1. Track down "who cares?" about the industry.

Are there industry associations? (Google industry name + association + to find them. Example: restaurant association

Are their government regulators? (For restaurants, think of the local Public Health agency or the Food & Drug Administration (FDA.) You can Google industry name + government regulators to find some quickly.)

Once you find these organizations, look on their websites for sections called News, Reports, Resources, Education, etc. Some of these resources will only be available to members of the trade/industry association, but many will be available for free.

2. Do some advanced Google searching. Examples:

restaurant association covid-19

This search returns news and reports from a variety of national and local restaurant associations on COVID-19.

"food service" covid-19 filetype:pdf

This search returns results for PDFs on US government websites related to the phrase 'food service' and COVID-19.