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If you want the full range of industries, here's a good list:
The NAICS system provides an excellent set of industry categories that is a national / government standard. The NAICS code for each company is 6-digits and you can obtain this from free sources like Manta.com or paid sources like Data.com. The full 6 digit categories are way too granular for most purposes, but a mix of the 20 Sector categories and the 93 sub-sector categories can meet most needs. Below are those categories.
NAICS Sector NAICS Subsector Accommodation and Food Services Accommodation Food Services and Drinking Places Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Administrative and Support Services Waste Management and Remediation Services Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Animal Production Crop Production Fishing, Hunting and Trapping Forestry and Logging Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institution Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries Construction Construction of Buildings Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction Specialty Trade Contractors Educational Services (blank) Finance and Insurance Credit Intermediation and Related Activities Funds, Trusts, and Other Financial Vehicles Insurance Carriers and Related Activities Monetary Authorities-Central Bank Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities (blank) Health Care and Social Assistance Ambulatory Health Care Services Hospitals Nursing and Residential Care Facilities Social Assistance Information Broadcasting (except Internet) Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries Other Information Services Publishing Industries (except Internet) Telecommunications Management of Companies and Enterprises (blank) Manufacturing Apparel Manufacturing Beverage and Tobacco Product Manufacturing Chemical Manufacturing Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing Food Manufacturing Furniture and Related Product Manufacturing Leather and Allied Product Manufacturing Machinery Manufacturing Miscellaneous Manufacturing Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing Paper Manufacturing Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing Plastics and Rubber Product Manufacturing Primary Metal Manufacturing Printing and Related Support Activities Textile Mills Textile Product Mills Transportation Equipment Manufacturing Wood Product Manufacturing Mining Mining (except Oil and Gas) Oil and Gas Extraction Support Activities for Mining Other Services (except Public Administration) Personal and Laundry Services Private Households Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations Repair and Maintenance Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Public Administration (blank) Real Estate and Rental and Leasing Real Estate Rental and Leasing Services Retail Trade Building Material and Garden Equipment and Supplies Dealers Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores Electronics and Appliance Stores Food and Beverage Stores Furniture and Home Furnishings Stores Gasoline Stations General Merchandise Stores Health and Personal Care Stores Miscellaneous Store Retailers Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers Nonstore Retailers Sporting Goods, Hobby, Book, and Music Stores Transportation and Warehousing Air Transportation Couriers and Messengers Pipeline Transportation Postal Service Rail Transportation Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation Support Activities for Transportation Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation Truck Transportation Warehousing and Storage Water Transportation Utilities Utilities Wholesale Trade Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
You may also want to research the lists used within forms of your competitors as it may very well save you some time.
I tweaked the best ones slightly to suite how we want to segment our marketing by key verticals.
Just a thought as these larger lists can be over whelming to start with.
I hope this helps.