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Finding market research reports

Market info about industries or products

  • Mintel Reports - a database of consumer and market research reports. Covers UK, European and international markets.
  • D&B Hoovers - covers UK and international market, industry and company information. Use to find: Datamonitor and other market research reports; Company information including financial data.
  • Passport - global market data and reports across all industries, countries and consumers.

The British Library has a number of online industry guides; see British Library Industry Guides.

Other sources of information are trade and professional associations.

Market opportunities in countries

Among the best sources for researching markets in other countries are those produced by the Department of Trade & Industry (UK) and the State Department (USA).

UK Trade & Investment
Includes country profiles. (US)
The country commercial guides available on this site provide detailed information of use to exporters, collected through their embassies. There are country and industry market reports.

Business Source Complete
Also gives access to country economic reports from the EIU, Global Insights, ICON Group and CountryWatch.

Further help

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