BIPC Industry Guides

We’ve updated 35 of our Industry Guides!

Front page of Industry GuideEach guide focusses on a different industry sector from Advertising to Vegetarian and Vegan.
They contain listings of all the resources the Business & IP Centre Manchester holds on these subjects, including databases, trade journals, small business books and directories. They also include extensive lists of internet sources such as trade associations and organisations.

There are also five different guides to Intellectual Property covering Patents, Copyright, Registered Designs and Trade Marks, plus IP Protection for Board Games.

What’s Inside?

One of the most popular guides is Fast Food & Snacks. This contains lists of
Relevant COBRA reports inc.
Business Opportunity Profiles (inc. Cake Shop; Delicatessen; Sandwich Shop; Tea Room).
Sector Updates (eg Restaurants and Food Service)
Business Information Factsheets (inc. Food Hygiene Regulations)
Legal Regulations

Market Research reports in the BIPC: IBIS World; Mintel; Euromonitor Passport

Trade magazines & Directories

Internet Sources eg The Food and Drink Federation; Café Life Association, etc

You can find them all online at:

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