| John Spacey, April 19, 2016 updated on February 06, 2023
An industry is a sector of the economy that offers a distinct type of value. This value can include products and services as well as other types of value such as infrastructure, art, culture, experiences, knowledge and quality of life. Industries often have unique business models, professions, markets, regulations, processes and practices such that it can be difficult to enter a new industry. The following are examples of large industries.
Agriculture and Farming
Antiques and Collectibles
Banking & Financial Services
Building Materials and Supplies
Cleaning Products and Services
Data Storage and Management
Education and Training
Fabrics and Textiles
Food & Beverage
Leisure and Recreation
Logistics and Supply Chain
Machinery and Heavy Equipment
Medical Devices and Supplies
Pet Care and Supplies
Restaurants and Food Services
Social Media Industry
Sports and Fitness
Tools and Hardware
Toys and Games
Travel & Tourism
Video Game Industry
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