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Business of Beauty and Fragrance Research Portal: Company/Industry

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Use these call numbers and keywords to browse for books on these subjects in the library and the library catalog

Clothing manufacture, Including the garment industry

Other Keywords
fashion industry, fashion business, fashion forecasting

Related Research Guides

Additional information on researching companies & industries:

U.S. Industry Resources

NAICS codes for the Fashion Industry:

315240 Women's, Girls', and Infants' Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing

315220 Men's and Boys' Cut and Sew Apparel Manufacturing

315990 Apparel Accessories and Other Apparel Manufacturing

448110-448150 Clothing Retail

541490 Fashion Design Services

D&B Hoovers (formerly One Source) and Reference USA

D&B Hoovers and Data Axle are two useful tools for projects requiring in-depth company, industry and market research:


For industry information, go to:
Topics>Categories>Health & Cosmetics

Lexis Nexis

"Search the News" for the latest industry info from newspapers like the New York Times.

"Get Company Info" by searching by company name or ticker.

Online Trend Resource: WGSN

Euromonitor - Industry Information

To get industry information from Euromonitor:

Use the "Find Analysis" box on the home page

Select "industries"

Then select an industry category and geography (country/region) and click "GO"

Euromonitor Analysis Search Box

On the results page, use the sidebar to narrow even further, or look for these recommended content types:

  • Industry overview: Report summarizing annual market data and major issues for a broader industry
  • Category briefing: Report summarizing annual business trends, prospects and sales data for a product category (e.g. womenswear, sportswear, accessories)
  • Opinion: Article providing a shorter, professional analysis of a current issue, trend or challenge

Women's Wear Daily (WWD)