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The iMBA's Guide to Digital Business Research

Market Research Profiles

  • Almost always include industry information, especially market share
  • Who purchases & why
  • How much spending
  • Sometimes geographic and/or demographic segments
  • Sometimes has trend information, especially in technology

Market Research/Industry Reports Chart

The chart below displays databases with market research and industry reports that BIS subscribes to annually. The chart provides the broad topics which are available within each database.

To access the database desired, first click on the PDF icon (above), then the PDF should download in a separate window. You will be able to click on the database title to take you to the database. If you are off campus, you will be required to type your Illinois Net ID and password first for authentication. 

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Emerging Markets Information Service

Emerging Markets Information Service

This resource delivers hard-to-get information on more than 80 emerging markets. It aggregates and produces unique content including full-text news articles, financial statements, company information, industry analyses, equity quotes, macroeconomic statistics, and market-specific information, which are derived directly from more than 13,000 local and global publications.

In seeking all reports for China, use the search box on the top right corner, and use filters to narrow your results. An example is below: 

 

Frost & Sullivan

You can enter a search or use the filters on the right to find content for selected Industries, Regions, Countries or Deliverable Types.

Click here for database help.

Passport

To locate statistics, look under Search (in the upper left corner of the Home/Welcome page). You can generate tables of statistics on Consumer, Industrial, and Service Markets by clicking on the appropriate link. The next step requires you to select among several countries. You can also use the toolbar at the top of the page to explore by Industries, Countries, and Consumers. If you need a table about Food Shopping Habits in Croatia, this is the resource for you.

For example, to search for industry statistics, go to 'Search Statistics' section; select 'industries'; choose a industry you are interested in; click go .

For database help, click here.
 

Need More Help?

The Business Information Services Staff can assist you in getting started with these and other resources.  If you have any questions, please e-mail  BIS@library.illinois.edu.