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- Key players in a particular market
- Product information
- Consumer behaviour
- Market sector analysis
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Business Source Premier (BSP) This link opens in a new window
Full text coverage of trade and academic periodicals covering all business disciplines, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and economics. Also includes industry and company profiles and SWOT analyses, country economic data and market research.
IBISWorld This link opens in a new window
A comprehensive collection of reports on approx. 400 UK, 100 Irish and 350 German industries. Each report consists of 30 to 40 pages of key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, major industry participants and more. Also includes pan-European level reports for 100+ key industries and country-level research for France, Italy and Spain on these same key industries.
Passport This link opens in a new window
Online market research tool from Euromonitor, providing strategic analysis of market size and market share for products in countries around the world.
WGSN This link opens in a new window
WGSN is the leading online trend forecasting and analysis service, providing creative and business intelligence for fashion, interiors, design, and the retail industries, via its Fashion and Insight platforms.
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Searching for business resources in Fashion and Textiles
There are a number of great resources you can use to find business information for the fashion and textiles industry. This video will introduce the key resources in this area.
All limited companies in the UK are registered at Companies House. Use the WebCHeck service to search for information on over 3 million companies either by company name or registration number. The results for each company include free information and a list of documents that are available to order.
Provider of annual reports for listed companies in Australia, Canada, the UK and the US. Reports can be browsed by exchange, by industry or sector, or alphabetically.
Fashion industry news, trends and analysis.
News, industry and data on the retail industry.