Answered By: Marc Vinyard
Last Updated: May 11, 2015     Views: 1203

The database Business Source Premier has industry reports from MarketLine that contain Porter's Five Forces analyses.

Example: I want a report that discusses Michael Porter's Five Forces and how they relate to the cell phone industry.

  • Type mobile phones into the first box
  • Type united states into the second box
  • Scroll down to Publication Type and select Industry Profile
  • Click Search
  • The report titled Mobile Phones Industry: the United States from the company MarketLine will have a five forces analysis
  • This analysis is very brief and you will likely have to consult other resources to complete your 5 forces analysis

The IBISWorld database doesn't use the term "Porter's Five Forces" in any of it's reports, but the profiles will help with a Porter's Five Forces analysis because the reports will discuss concepts such as "barriers to entry.