MKTG Subject Gateway
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Articles, tutorials, and links for marketing, market research, advertising, sales, and more.
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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.
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.
┬áInformation on 24 million U.S. companies, including contact information and financial data. Search by criteria such as geographical location, industry, revenue, number of employees, and more to create company lists and maps.
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 For government use, it was superseded by NAICS.┬á However, many business sources are still arranged by SIC code!
A full SIC┬ácode 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 &┬áBusiness Rankings Annual.
Search by product, company, brand, industry code, and/or country.
Note:┬áTables in┬áMarket 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.
Profiles of American industries. Arranged by SIC┬ácode (but you can also search by NAICS).
Profiles of worldwide industries.
First search for your industry by name (or, on the Advanced Search screen, by NAICS┬ácode).
On the left side of the screen:┬áUnder Refine Results >┬áSource Types >┬áselect Show More. Select Industry Profiles, if available.
In-depth coverage of broad North American industries. Examples:┬áApparel &┬áFootwear, Household Durables, Movies &┬áHome Entertainment.
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.
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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)
Key sources and strategies for industry research. Article and book search tips.
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.
Comparative demographics, time use, and attitudes across generations.
Cook Library also has additional books focusing on specific generations:
- Americans 55 & Older.┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á RESERVES HQ1064 .U5A6
- Baby Boom.┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á RESERVES┬áHF5415.33 .U6 .R877
- Generation X.┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á RESERVES┬áHC110. C6M544
- Millennials.┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á┬á RESERVES┬áHQ796 .M4797
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See the Guide to Secondary Data for additional sources of secondary data, especially for target markets.
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Also see The Multicultural Economy (CD-ROM┬áavailable at PC at Reference Desk)
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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.
Overviews from recent ad campaigns from the likes of Dos Equis ("the most interesting man in the world"), Greenpeace ("a new warrior"), Skittles ("touch the rainbow") , and Sony ('long live play").
For classic campaigns, see the Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns, volumes. 1 and 2, at call number HF5837┬á.E53 in the Reference collection (main floor of Cook Library).
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A reference guide listing media trends, rates, audience demographics and other information for TV, radio, out-of-home, print, promotion, and interactive media.
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Another useful guide for markets and 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