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Look at the market and the consumer. What is important about them? What already exists? Access experts’ opinions and ideas so you can back your analysis with facts. The following databases focus on the market and consumer:
Market research reports focused on consumers in the U.S., U.K., European, and some Asian markets. Market drivers, size & trends and segmentation; supply structure, advertising & promotion, retail distribution, consumer characteristics & forecasts.
Market research reports that focus on how e-commerce and the Internet affect business and industry. eStat section has statistics and graphs.
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Quantitative and qualitative analysis of the market; primary research and expert analysis, including industry interviews, competitive analysis, market trends, product innovations, buyer behavior, market share, etc.
Euromonitor International's global market analysis software platform, providing industry information, consumer statistics and analysis, historical and forecast data, consumer trends and lifestyles, articles, company profiles, and global reports.
12 titles featuring market research and consumer insights for the following: Business to Business Marketing; Consumer Behavior; Consumer Marketing; Consumer Use of the Internet and Mobile Web; Entertainment, Media and Advertising; Healthcare Business; International Consumer Markets; Leisure Business; Restaurants, Food and Beverage; Retail Business; Sports Marketing; Travel and Tourism. Includes archived titles back to 2006.
Journal articles, conferences, meetings, government documents, theses, dissertations, reports, audiovisual media, bibliographies, directories, books and monographs on education-related literature.
Once you understand the market, and the target consumer, you can use demographic databases and tools to find geographic locations that will best support new retail units. The following databases allow you to find socioeconomic demographic and psychographic data by local geographic area (MSA: Metropolitan Statistical Area; state; county; zip code, etc.)
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