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Industry Research: Grocery/Supermarket

Business guide to industry research

Introduction

This guide is designed specifically to support the Certificate in Food Industry Management (FIM) program and the Master of Science, Food Industry Leadership MBA 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 more 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

Statistics & Data

Additional Internet Resources