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Market Research Databases
The information below, along with demographic information from the sources in the previous tab, can help you determine the market for your firm's product or service.
When doing market research, you are looking at the consumers. e.g. Who is buying, how much, from what firm, et cetera.
Market research reports for products, markets and demographics. Analysis includes market sizes and forecasts, market trends, market segmentation, competitive context, broken down segment performances, retail channels, consumer demographics and survey results, leading companies, brand share, marketing strategies, and more. Covers European (with an emphasis on UK) and US markets.
Excellent resource for international industries, countries, markets, and products. Market research reports, statistics, and analyst reports cover consumer market sizes, country market data, forecasts, consumer lifestyles, companies and brands, and many product & location specific reports are related to the hospitality industry.
SimplyAnalytics is a web-based mapping application that allows you to create thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data for the United States. Excellent source for locating demographic and marketing data for specific geographic locations.
Mintel Global New Products Database
Monitors worldwide product innovation and new product activity in consumer packaged goods markets. Covers food, drink, household, beauty & personal care, healthcare, and pet sectors across key global markets.
Consumer Expenditure Survey
The Bureau of Labor Statistics' Consumer Expenditure Survey records how Americans spend their money by tracking expenditures on food, housing, transportation, education, pensions, healthcare, etc.
Business Insights, Essentials
Provides a wide range of business information resources, including company and industry reports, statistics, financial ratios, fundamentals, investment information, and market reports.
Technomic Digital Resource Library
Technomic Digital Resource Library is the premier database for researching chain restaurants. Find sales figures, menus, franchise information, rankings, news, industry publications, and more.