MKTG Subject Gateway
REFERENCE HF5412 .D33 2008
Articles, tutorials, and links for marketing, market research, advertising, sales, and more.
REFERENCE HF5415 .D366 2007
REFERENCE HF5415.3 .B323 1999
Articles from newspapers, trade publications, magazines, and scholarly journals on all aspects of business. Also covers economics.
Features SWOT Analyses and industry profiles from Datamonitor; country reports.
U.S. and international news, company information, and federal, state, and international legal materials.
RDS Business Suite features three modules:
- Business & Industry (industry news)
- Business & Management Practices (articles on internal operations and strategy)
- TableBase (statistical tables, including market share/size)
...which can be searched separately or together.
U.S. and international news, company information, and market data. Create custom company reports.
Articles from scholarly journals, magazines, and newspapers on a wide range of topics.
Scholarship in psychology, including scholarly articles and dissertations.
Articles and other research in the field of sociology.
Brief information on approximately 1.6M U.S. and Canadian public and private businesses with sales greater than $9 million or 180 or more total employees. Search by criteria such as SIC code, revenue, employee size, location, etc.
Key sources for company info, financials, and market share, as well as article and book search tips. From Shana Gass, TU Business librarian.
The newer system (c. 1997) of industrial codes, developed for U.S., Canadian, and Mexican industries.
Full NAICS code = 5-6 digits
The SIC system of classification for U.S. industries dates back to the 1930s. For government use, it was superseded by NAICS. However, many business sources are still arranged by SIC code!
A full SIC code is 4 digits.
Note: Some sources (e.g., Million Dollar Database) use proprietary “enhanced” (longer) SICs.
Go to Advanced Search to select Market Share Reporter & Business Rankings Annual.
Search by product, company, brand, industry code, and/or country.
Note: Tables in Market Share Reporter without geographic designation are U.S. figures.
Market shares, rankings, and other statistical tables.
Go to Advanced Search to limit by concept term (including Market Share and Market Size), geography, industry, etc.
Constantly updated site with market share charts and rankings. Particularly strong in e-business, mobile, and media industries.
In-depth coverage of broad North American industries. Examples: Apparel & Footwear, Household Durables, Movies & Home Entertainment.
First search for your industry by name (or, on the Advanced Search screen, by NAICS code).
On the left side of the screen: Under Refine Results > Source Types > select Show More. Select Industry Profiles, if available.
Statistics on U.S. industries, including number of establishments, revenue, and payroll. Typically you will want to use the Industry/Local Business Statistics tab.
Another entry point to recent U.S. Economic Census data is via American Factfinder 2. (Choose either Guided or Advanced Search to locate the data you need.)
News and market research for the sporting goods and sports marketing industries.
Key sources and strategies for industry research. Article and book search tips.
RESERVES HC79.C6 C636
Economic, demographic, and market statistics and trends for consumer industries & products.
The library also has:
- Consumer Western Europe RESERVES HD7022 .C68
- Consumer Asia RESERVES HC411 .C66
- Emerging Consumer Markets RESERVES HC79 .C6E64
(covers Brazil, Russia, India, China, Mexico, South Africa & Turkey)
- International Marketing Data & Statistics RESERVES HA154 .I58
- European Marketing Data & Statistics RESERVES HA1107 .E87
- Global Market Share Tracker RESERVES HD2757.15 .G56
(top consumer brands for 50+ countries)
Demographics from the U.S. Census Bureau at the local, state, and national levels. For a quick area profile, try the Quick Facts link.
Purchasing power and more by census tract. Examples of purchasing power applications for urban neighborhoods. From U. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Employment and Training Institute.
Demographics and other statistics for 56 Baltimore City neighborhood areas.
Consumer lifestyles by U.S. zip code. Uses ESRI's Community Tapestry segmentation system. For more detailed statistics, consult Community Sourcebook of ZIP Code Demographics, on Reserve in Cook Library.
Comparative demographics, time use, and attitudes across generations.
Cook Library also has additional books focusing on specific generations:
- Americans 55 & Older. RESERVES HQ1064 .U5A6
- Baby Boom. RESERVES HF5415.33 .U6 .R877
- Generation X. RESERVES HC110. C6M544
- Millennials. RESERVES HQ796 .M4797
RESERVES HC110 .C6 M58 2008
See the Guide to Secondary Data for additional sources of secondary data, especially for target markets.
REFERENCE HC110 .I5 R87 2009
RESERVES HC110 .C6 H68 2009
RESERVES HC110 .C6 R46
Also see The Multicultural Economy (CD-ROM available at PC at Reference Desk)
RESERVES HC79.C6 B45 2009
Demographics and lifestyle information and mapping for U.S. counties and DMAs (Designated Metropolitan Areas).
Advertising, marketing and media information from the preeminent trade journal in advertising. Go to Advertising Age Data Center for data on marketing, media and agencies, including data on digital marketing, newspapers, top advertisers, and more.
Cook Library also subscribes to Advertising Age in print and online through several of our databases.
"Ultimate Marketing Communications Directory" from UT Austin's Advertising and Public Relations programs.
Media rates for consumer print magazines and websites, newspapers, and out-of-home media such as billboards. Includes detailed ad rates, schedules, contact and circulation information, and links to media kits.
REFERENCE HF5837 .E53 2000 & 2006
RESERVES HF5826.5 .M45
A reference guide listing media trends, rates, audience demographics and other information for TV, radio, out-of-home, print, promotion, and interactive media.
Look up ad firms as well as client companies. Ad spend information included.
Delve into the literature on your topic through citation searching with this multidisciplinary scholarly database. Journal analytics also available.
Identify appropriate venues for your research with the Business and Education Set. The Business Set includes Accounting; Economics and Finance; and Management and Marketing, and is funded by the Towson University College of Business and Economics. The Educational Set includes Directories of Educational Curriculum and Methods and Education Psychology and Administration, and is funded by the Towson University College of Education. In both sets, you may search by topic, review method and acceptance rate, and may use this resource to evaluate publication records.
...to identify coverage of additional subscriptions in Marketing at Cook Library.
- B to B
- International Marketing Review
- Journal of Consumer Research
- Journal of International Marketing
- Journal of Macromarketing
- Journal of Marketing
- Journal of Public Policy and Marketing
- Journal of Service Research
- Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science
- Marketing News
- Marketing Research
- Sales and Marketing Management