Sector that manufactures good or service within a category.
The people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise.
The organized action of making of goods and services for sale.
Businesses concerned with goods as opposed to services.
The agencies and institutions involved with the production of media texts. The term is also used in a more narrow sense to describe the commercial production of media texts for the purpose of making a profit.
Stock market lingo that is a catch-all category that includes all firms that have businesses that are not classified as utility, transportation, or financial companies.
The category describing a company's primary business activity. This usually is determined by the largest portion of revenue.
The business of making goods, and selling those goods to make money.
A group of companies producing a similar product (one for which the cross elasticity of demand between the products is +1 or greater).
Large-scale business activity (manufacturing, production, etc.)
The category of business that a franchise belongs to. It is an all-encompassing area of business that can incorporate several different sectors.
A group of businesses.
Service to customers who are primarily engaged in a process which creates or changes raw or unfinished materials into another form or product. This includes mining and manufacturing.
A group of establishments engaged in similar goods and/or services.
Industrial - adj. related to the advancement of the economy.