Finding the size of an industry, particulary a subindustry, can be difficult so consider what industries a business may be part of. For example: shoe stores are part of the clothing accessories industry, the apparel industry and the retail industry.
Also think of the different names a business may have, example: beauty salon = hairdresser = barber shop.
Use this website for information on employment; salaries and wages; manufacturing production; manufacturing costs; performance; and capital investment. Go to the Manufacturing sub-sector and click on one of the industry groups according to NAICS code.
Choose one of the following : "Business Performance and Ownership", "Business, Consumer and Property Services", or "Manufacturing", which will lead you to subtopics with a wealth of information on Canadian industries and businesses.