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Bureau of Economic Statistics
National, international, industry and regional economic statistics. Includes Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data.
Annual and Quarterly Services Statistics
Comprehensives statistics for the United States service industry.
Consumer Expenditure Survey
From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site provides data on the buying habits of United States consumers.
Economic Indicators (U.S. Census)
Data by sector including manufacturing, construction, service, retail, wholesale and more.
Explore Census Data
Census data regarding population, income, housing, education level and more. Search by state, county or community.
Demographic Services Center (Wisconsin Dept.of Administration)
Annual estimates and future projections of the population of WI and its cities and towns.
Top Markets: A Market Assessment Tool for U.S. Exporters
From the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration. Helps exporters explore opportunities across borders. (From website.) Includes 27 reports covering industries from Agricultural Equipment to Travel and Tourism.
Industry Reports in Business Source Complete
Business Source Complete contains a variety of Industry Reports. To search by industry:
- Enter search terms such as plumbing fixtures industry.
- Scroll down to the limiters.
- Move to Publication Type on the right side of the screen.
- Use the pull down to reveal option.
- Select Industry Profile.
- Click Search.
You can also search for Industry trends by using the NAICS and SIC codes. Once you have determined the correct NAICS code, you can search in Business Source Complete. Here is a search using the NAICS code for full-service restaurants.
Deloitte Industry Outlooks
From Deloitte, this site examines key trends, challenges and opportunities by industry.
Many library databases will help you uncover trend information. Search by specific industry. Examples:
- retail industry and trends
- hospitality industry and technological innovation
Here are some websites dedicated to trending:
"Global consumer trends, insights and related innovations." from Trendwatching.com.
From Canada, this site identifies itself as the number 1 in trends with over 60,000,000 views. Includes interviews.
Published daily by Watershed Publishing with the marketing professional in mind, this newsletter and website delivers the newest trends and data.