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Companies, markets and industries

Books and databases to help you research markets, trends, products and consumers behaviour.

About market and industry information

You will need to locate market and industry information for your academic work.  Market and industry resources can provide the following information:

  • Market trends and forecasts
  • Key players in a particular market
  • Product information 
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Market sector analysis


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Databases for market and industry information

Please note that although you may find some market reports on Library Search it will be difficult to locate them in the results list. To easily find market and industry information use the databases listed below. To access UK market research use the Mintel database. For international market research use Passport

Company, market and industry reports and profiles video playlist

A playlist of videos which demonstrate how to use specific databases to find company, industry and market reports and profiles. Click on the play icon to view all of the videos in the playlist or, select a specific video from the drop down list. .