A basic category of business activity. The term industry is sometimes used to...
Habitual diligence in any employment or pursuit, either bodily or mental; steady attention to business; assiduity; -- opposed to sloth and idleness; as, industry pays debts, while idleness or despair will increase them.
Any department or branch of art, occupation, or business; especially, one which employs much labor and capital and is a distinct branch of trade; as, the sugar industry; the iron industry; the cotton industry.
Human exertion of any kind employed for the creation of value, and regarded by some as a species of capital or wealth; labor.
business, trade or manufacturing (Many industries are dependent upon the natural resources available.)
the nature or character of the business or enterprise or the place wherein a person works.
having to do with one kind of business
(Stocks) The company's primary area of business. This field provides an easy way to search for stocks within a certain area of business. When making comparisons among stocks, it can be helpful to compare companies within the same area of business. At Morningstar, we also provide percentile rankings within the company's industry for data such as net margin, revenue growth, earnings growth, and total return. The information is gathered from the description-of business section of the company's 10-K form. The company is then coded using the North American Industrial Classification System. More information about the NAICS is available by calling 1-800-553-6847 to purchase a technical manual, visiting the Internet site at www.census.gov/naics, or calling an industry classification expert at 1-888-75NAICS.
Also called a sector, a category that describes a company's primary business activity and identifies its competitors.
Collection of businesses that produce similar goods and/or services.
Industry is used in the widest possible sense to include industry and infrastructure. As a guide, industry should be taken to include (but not limited to) the following categories, * Extractive Industry, * General Industry, * Hazardous Industry, * Light Industry, * Noxious Industry, * Resource Processing Industry, * Infrastructure
Any production or manufacturing business
a category describing a company's primary business activity
a collection of businesses that make money to help the economy grow
a group of businesses that manufacture, distribute, or sell similar projects or services
a highly specialist business
an establishment, an undertaking, a trade or a business that is carried on in the Yukon, except those that are excluded by regulation
a true business anomaly
a group of similar businesses
The type of activity undertaken by the organisation, enterprise, business or unit of economic activity within which people are employed. Categories include: government administration and defence; transport and storage; construction; manufacturing, health and community services; accommodation, cafÃ©s and restaurants; finance and insurance; agriculture, forestry and fishing; education; wholesale trade; personal and other services; retail trade; communication services; cultural and recreational services; property and business services.
"Click" above to see a complete Classification Listing.] The predominant industry undertaken at the location at which the injury or disease occurred is recorded in accordance with the 1983 edition of the Australian Standard Industrial Classification (ASIC) produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. A breakdown of this classification is available by "double-clicking" on the title of this paragraph.
The category of business to which a specific franchise belongs; an all-encompassing area of business that incorporates several different sectors.
The general nature of the business carried out by the employer for whom the respondent works (main job only). If a person did not have a job during the Labour Force Survey reference week, the information is collected for the last job held, providing the person worked within the previous 12 months. Industries are coded according to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).
The larger field of production or service in which any business operates. For example, the Boy Scouts could be said to be a major player in the youth services industry.
The industry in which a person works is determined by the responses to the question asking for a description of the business of the person's employer (or own business if self-employed). The responses are coded to a modified version of the UK Standard Industrial Classification of Economic Activities 1992 – UK SIC (92). Available from www.statistics.gov.uk
The business of making goods, and selling those goods to make money. Some industries at the time of Confederation were shipbuilding, railway and canal construction, and the production of farming tools.
The category of a companies primary business activity. (ie. The Auto Industry, The Electronics industry)
A group of businesses or corporations that provide a product or service for profit.
is the industry at time of injury or exposure. Industry codes are US Bureau of the Census industry codes(1990 census is the standard currently in use).
The type of industry in which persons are employed. Industries are classified here according to the Australian Standard Industrial Classification (ASIC), published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 1983 (catalogue no. 1201.0 and 1202.0).
The category of business that a specific franchise belongs to.
is the debtor's two-digit Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code based on its primary SIC Code during the year prior to bankruptcy. Even though insurance companies cannot file bankruptcy, some debtors are coded as insurance companies either because the group listed 6311 as their primary SIC code or because the debtor was a 6719 holding company whose primary business was insurance.
A grouping of companies in the same line of business. Industry groupings are more specific to the business than sector groupings.
A grouping of companies or other establishments that is officially recognized by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. For statistical purposes, industries are currently placed in categories according to the North American Industrial Classification System (NAICS).
The category describing a company's primary business activity. This usually is determined by the largest portion of revenue.
a business or trade group. The business and all its competitors looked at collectively is the industry.
A grouping of stocks/companies that are in a similar type of business.
classified according to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) (Cat. no. 1292.0).
An industry is the most detailed category available in NAICS to describe business activities. NAICS provides hundreds of separate industry categories, unique categories that reflect different methods used to produce goods and services. Statistical agencies use industry categories to classify, collect, process, publish, and analyze business statistics. The census uses industry categories to customize census forms, combine information from establishments in the same industry, and publish census statistics.
Refers to the type of merchant business. For example, Comfort Inn is a merchant in the lodging industry.
includes every establishment, undertaking, trade, or business in or being carried out in the Yukon except industries excluded by regulation;
An activity which, in the course of any trade or business, involves the manufacture, production, processing, repair, recycling or storage of any article, material or thing (whether solid, liquid or gaseous) or scientific or technological research, investigation or testing or the disposal of waste of any kind whatsoever.
A category used to describe a company's primary business activity, usually determined by the largest source of a company's revenues.
Information on industry relates to the kind of business conducted by a person's employing organization. For employed people the data refer to the person's job during the reference week. For those who worked at two or more jobs, the data refer to the job at which the person worked the greatest number of hours. Some examples of industrial groups shown in products include agriculture, forestry, and fisheries; construction; manufacturing; wholesale or retail trade; transportation and communication; personal, professional and entertainment services; and public administration. Related terms: Economic census, Employed
The category from which a company derives its largest portion of revenue.
To dream that you are industrious, denotes that you will be unusually active in planning and working out ideas to further your interests, and that you will be successful in your undertakings. For a lover to dream of being industriously at work, shows he will succeed in business, and that his companion will advance his position. To see others busy, is favorable to the dreamer.