You may be asked to identify industry trends and projections for an assignment. The Hoovers database can get you started with this.
In the dropdown menu next to the search box, choose Industries:
Once you conduct a search for a particular industry, a list of industries will appear on your screen. Click on the industry that most closely matches what you’re interested in:
Clicking on the link to the industry opens a page containing a wealth of information, including an industry summary, news, peer analysis, industry activities, analyst reports, and more:
Once you have logged into the ABI/INFORM Collection, a possible search statement to find trends in the restaurant industry might be "restaurant industry" AND (trends OR projections):
HINT: You can limit your search to full text articles, peer-reviewed journals, and by publication date:
Once you conduct your search you can choose relevant articles from your results list:
The Business Source Complete database can also be used to find articles about industry trends: