Industry profiles are in-depth documents that give insight into an industry, where it came from, and where it appears to be going. A typical report looks at the industry leaders, forces affecting the industry and financial data for the industry.
Market research is the process of collecting, analyzing and interpreting data about your target market, consumers, competitors, and the industry as a whole.
A supply chain is a network that connects a company to suppliers of raw materials. It is also used to deliver a product to customers. The better the supply chain management, the more of a competitive advantage the company has.