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Market Research Links

These link directories contain web resources sorted by type of industry. An alphabetized list of these link directories appears in the sidebar to the right.

Tourism

Associations American Hotel & Lodging Association Lodging industry profile, lodging statistics and other information. Boutique Lodging International Dude Ranchers Association – provides an overview on dude ranching Hosteling International – American Youth Hostels Price Waterhouse Coopers Lodging Research – statistics on the lodging industry Tourism Center – from the University of Minnesota Extension Service Tourism […]

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Toys/Games

Associations/Organizations American Specialty Toy Retailers Association – contains listings of manufacturer representatives. Discovergames.com – collection of online resources for the toy and game inventor, including licensing. The Entertainment Software Rating Board – rates interactive online games and entertainment web sites. Entertainment Software Association – statistics on the computer and video game industry The Game Manufacturers […]

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Wildlife & Game & Hunting Links

Outdoor Recreation The Hunting Network website offering directories, links, news and advertisement for hunters National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Activities statistics by state and region U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service government site offering services and state information for the fishing and wildlife industry American Sportfishing Association – State fishing license data and demographics […]

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Beauty Salon / Cosmetics

Use these Beauty Salon and Cosmetics Industry Links & Resources to learn how to get started in this dynamic and very popular small business category. Don’t forget you can receive free or low-cost training and free professional business advice, from your local Small Business Development Center! Get started with Your Free Business Plan from our […]

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Auto & Transportation

Use these Auto & Transportation Links and Resources to learn how to get started with an auto & transportation related business. Don’t forget you can receive free or low-cost training and free professional business advice, from your local Small Business Development Center! Get started with Your Free Business Plan from our Business Plans page.

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Apparel / Textile Links

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Agriculture & Aquaculture

General Agricultural Resources United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is the federal agency in charge of farm, ranch and forestry matters. USDA produces the Agricultural Census and the Agricultural Factbook, 2000. In addition, the USDAs Economic Research Services publishes Amber Waves. See your local State Departments of Agriculture for resources, programs and statistics specific to […]

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Advertising & Marketing

Advertising & Marketing are complementary functions within any successful small business. These Advertising & Marketing links should help you get started in the right direction. Remember to check out the great free or low-cost training opportunities, plus free professional business counseling, from your local Small Business Development Center!

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