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Market Research

The following resources are good for conducting market research.


BCC Research

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  • Market research reports with trends, latest applications, and key players within markets
  • Advanced materials, biotechnology, chemicals, energy, healthcare, sensors, plastics, nanotechnology, and other emerging technologies


Frost & Sullivan

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Reports in the areas of:

  • Aerospace & Defense
  • Automotive & Transportation
  • Chemicals, Materials, & Food
  • Electronics and Security
  • Energy & Power Systems
  • Environment & Building Technologies
  • Healthcare
  • Industrial Automation
  • Measurement & Instrumentation
  • Metals & Minerals Academic

Provides thousands of full-text market research reports, many with global coverage.
Content areas include:

  • Business Services (Business Services & Administration, Financial Services)
  • Consumer Goods (Consumer Goods & Retailing, Travel & Leisure)
  • Demographic
  • Food & Beverage (Agriculture, Beverages, Food, Foodservice & Hospitality)
  • Heavy Industry (Energy & Resources, Manufacturing & Construction, Materials & Chemicals)
  • Life Sciences (Biotechnology, Diagnostics, Healthcare, Medical Devices, Pharmaceuticals
  • Public Sector)
  • Technology & Media (Computer Hardware & Networking, E-Commerce & IT Outsourcing, Media, Telecommunications & Wireless)



You will need to create a profile (one-time) to use this database. Use your ND e-mail address.  DO NOT use your NetID password.

Reports combine data and analysis of the competitive landscape, market-share analysis and consumer profiles.  The following areas are covered for the US and UK:

  • Beauty and Personal
  • Drink
  • Finance
  • Food
  • Foodservice
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Household
  • Lifestyles
  • Retailing and Apparel
  • Technology
  • Travel



  • Market research reports on consumer products and industries worldwide from Euromonitor International.
  • Contains 6-year historic market size data for more than 330 consumer products in 52 countries, plus 5-year forecasts.
  • Includes demographic and economic forecast data.



* User must set up an individual account in Forrester in order to use it.

  • Searchable database of research publications analyzing technology areas such as new media, computing, software, networking, telecommunications and the Internet, and projecting how technology trends will affect businesses, consumers, and society.



  • FAITS covers information technology infrastructure, telecom, data networking, wireless communications, security, enterprise systems, the Internet and World Wide Web, and technology vendors.


Data-Planet Statistical Datasets

  • Access to more than 5.3 billion data points from licensed and public domain datasets.
  • Select subjects and variables of interest, and view your data in side-by-side tables and charts.
  • Product is completely interactive and results are instantaneous.