IBISWorld contains U.S. and global industry market research reports, including a specialized collection of China Industry Reports. It also provides U.S. business risk ratings, and selected economic and demographic data. IBISWorld’s market analysis includes industry overviews, performance and outlook, competitive and regulatory environment, major competitors, operational conditions and key statistics. The U.S. risk reports discuss market risk, including industry life cycle, growth potential, economic sensitivity, etc. Contents are downloadable as full reports or selected elements, such as SWOT analyses, statistical tables and graphs.
Provides economic studies, company & industry reports, country risk, statistics and political news on emerging market countries. Covers public & private companies & global industry reports. Includes interactive data analysis tools & news alerts. Excellent China coverage.
This database specializes in analyst research reports on companies, industries, and countries prepared by analysts at leading investment banks, brokerage houses, and trade associations. Its strength is investment reports on public companies. Thomson ONE platform primarily works with the Internet Explorer (IE) browser; most other browsers need a plugin, or won't work at all. See "more" for instructions for a Chrome browser work-around.)
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The GMID presents reports on customers, companies, industries and countries that focus on consumer market research. Reports include details about market segmentation, leading companies, industry forecasts, consumer spending and attititudes, and economic and business trends.
This well-known collection of market analyst reports, international news and real-world analysis focuses on a broad coverage of computing and technology sectors. Students will like the market research and IT staff will like its tools and benchmarking contents. Gartner analysts cover a broad range of business functions that impact the technology sector. NOTE: use your Business Systems credentials to login. Gartner also recruits and hires; see the careers section of their webpage.
Cutter acts as a “global business-technology advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations leverage emerging technologies and the latest business management thinking to achieve competitive advantage and mission success” and UC San Diego has a subscription to its web contents, which includes expert research and analysis of industry trends in information technology. Cutter focuses on these practice areas:
Agile product management and software engineering excellence
Business and enterprise architecture
Business technology and digital transformation strategies
If you are interested in talking to a Cutter consultant directly, some restrictions apply; please contact Adele Barsh or Jessica Hilt about your research need. Also contact us if you are not finding what you want within the Cutter site.
UPDATE MAY 5; UCSD has temporary campus access to the full, premium Statista content suite, with data, consumer survey results, and studies covering 600 industries and 50+ countries. Trial ends after July 5, 2020.
Easy-to-search database of frequently sought statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources. Data is usually displayed as a graph and downloadable in Excel. Although the UC Libraries recently canceled our subscription access, Basic-level data is still available with free registration.
Provides detailed information about U.S. and International public companies. Content includes: links to SEC EDGAR filings, current and archived company profiles and annual reports, historical financial and stock price data, equity research reports, and industry reports.
This database contains background information on advertisers and advertising agencies and fields related to applied marketing. Topic Search leads to current awareness articles by leaders in the field. Access from on campus is limited to two at a time. If you are on campus and get the 'login' screen, try again in a few minutes.
Sports Market Analytics provides "one-stop" access to market research, consumer demographics, and industry news related to a broad range of sporting activities, events and facilities. Coverage includes US and international sport, along the dimensions of professional and college sports, leagues, events, athletes, fans, sponsorship, branding and merchandise (apparel, footwear, equipment), broadcast and social media, mobile sports, attendance and trends. There are some directories with links to sports management education programs and employment resources.
Richard K. Miller & Associates (RKMA) compiles handbooks of market research in business to business, healthcare and consumer markets. The reports include market size, sector analysis, forecasts and other statistics. Annually/biennially updated.
Includes reports, news sources, and other in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, global economies and industries, and trends.
Associations & Organizations
Industry associations frequently are useful sources of news about market size and trends within an industry. The easiest way to identify potential publications from these sources is through using ProQuest Statistical Insight.
1973-present. Huge database of citations to statistical publications from U.S. federal and state governments, international agencies, nonprofit and educational institutions, and private publishers including trade and industry groups. Full text of the publication or report is often included, and many tables are downloadable in Excel. Particularly good for demographic and country-level information. Previous name Statistical Universe.
A simple company search in Nexis Uni yields a number of useful results, including our online access to full Hoover's Company Profiles, which contain quick background on companies, their competitors, exceutives and operations.
This database contains U.S and international company, industry, economic and geopolitical reports from four sources, which can be helpful for market research. Contents include Hoover's Company Profiles (2012-present), OxResearch for country reports and political/economic news by Oxford Analytica (date coverage varies 1986-present); and the Snapshot Series of historical international industry reports (2001-2008).