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Industry Research: Grocery/Supermarket

Business guide to industry research


This guide is designed specifically to support the Certificate in Food Industry Management (FIM) program at the USC Marshall School of Business, but may be of use to anyone interested in food and grocery retailing, wholesaling, manufacturing and supply.

Searching USC Databases

For general overviews and market research reports, search terms like: GROCERY, GROCERY STORES, SUPERMARKETS, and FOOD RETAILING.

For related information, also look at our Food & Beverages LibGuide.

USC Industry Information Databases

USC Books

Search USC Libraries Catalog for books and periodicals using the following words and phrases, or find full-text books online through eBrary:

  • Grocery or Grocery Stores
  • Grocery retailing
  • Grocery trade
  • Supermarkets
  • Grocery shopping
  • Food retailing or food industry
  • Food distribution channels
  • Produce trade

Trade Publications & Online News

Statistics & Data

Industry Associations

Some content listed in these links may be for "members only".

Additional Internet Resources