Trade journals can provide you with information about how particular industries and companies deal with issues you are writing about, including how to comply with environmental regulations, public relations issues surrounding certain industries, and marketing strategies.
The North American Industry Classification System, or NAICS (rhymes with snakes) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.
Many trade and business databases can be searched by the NAICS code.
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