The following databases are excellent resources for finding data that is relevant to different types of industries and markets. The following databases will help you find information on major markets, industry performance/outlook, supply chains, competitive landscape, and other valuable information.
From the Robert Morris Associates (RMA) Annual Statement Studies provides financial ratios for several industries. Industries are organized by NAICS codes and fairly narrow industries such as masonry contractors and jewelry stores are included. These ratios are the composite averages of several small and midsized businesses. You can download the reports into Excel.
Access to the industry’s most used business research database, providing full text for more than 2,200 journals, including full text for more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. This database provides full text back to 1886, and searchable cited references back to 1998. Business Source Premier includes full text coverage in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Updated daily
Guides published annually by U.S. embassies with the assistance of several U.S. government agencies. These guides present a comprehensive look at countries' commercial environments, using economic, political and market analysis.
Includes daily research articles, analyst reports, and a database of e-business and online marketing statistics, aggregated and analyzed from over 4,000 sources. Topics include market research and trend analysis on Internet, e-business, online marketing, media and emerging technologies.
Provides access to over 75,000 searchable articles from over 120 Emerald journals. It contains over 25,000 management articles from its archives back to 1989. Subjects covered include management, HRM, marketing, and librarianship.
Contains more than 100,000 industry and country-specific market reports, including Country Commercial Guides ("doing business" guides), Market Intelligence Reports and Best Markets Reports. Export.gov is managed by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Commercial Service in collaboration with other Federal agencies that offer export assistance programs and services.
Access to research reports containing key statistics, industry conditions, market characteristics, industry performance, external market drivers, key success factors, and 5-year revenue forecasts for each US industry. Charts and graphs download into Excel, and detailed written analysis provides explanations and insights. Our subscription also includes Global Market Research Reports that analyze 75 of the largest industries on a world-wide scale.
Provides market research report insights for market share, consumer profiles, forecasting, driving forces, and distribution methods on very specific consumer markets in the US. Users have access to approx. 800+ unique reports with 220 new reports created each year. Common data sources include: Simmons Consumer Research Information Resources, Inc., (IRI) Nielsen/NPD, Trade Associations and Mintel's unique consumer research. This database is only available to current Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff.
From Euromonitor International, Passport GMID provides business intelligence on countries, consumers and industries and offers detailed analysis of consumer and industrial markets around the world across 781 cities, 210 countries, and 27 industries with historic data from 1997 and forecasts through 2020. This database is only available to current Pepperdine students, faculty, and staff.
provides quarterly global and US research reports. This is an excellent resource for finding new markets. Their Market Trends reports for the US cover real estate market conditions in North America and provide up-to-date information on vacancy and absorption rates, rent comparisons, sales prices, new construction, economic background analysis and more. The Metro Trends quarterly reports for the latest data analysis of local markets. These two-to-six page reports include analytical commentary and detailed tables displaying data by sub-market. Metro Trends cover every major market in North America and are available approximately three weeks after the end of each quarter.
Statista.com consolidates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources and provides hundreds of industry reports and dossiers, market forecasts and infographics. Pepperdine's subscription includes access to the expert tools and the Global Consumer Survey.