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INBU 3305: Databases for country, product and consumer trends

Video for researching countries & products 

Business Source Complete

To find country reports type and search a country in the search box. When results get displayed select the Country Reports box on the left hand side of the page below Source Type

Or, try searching using keywords:
japan pest

Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database)

Try the search box along the top of the page with terms such as:

pest spain
toys sweden

italy games
united kingdom consumers

 country profile

Once you find a report:
1. Check the date (2020 or newer)
2. Download documents in PDF to print or save. Do not save the web address. 
3. Look for links for Related Articles and More Related Items for more documents.

APA reference examples:

Euromonitor. (2021a). Consumer lifestyles in Australia.  Passport GMID.
Euromonitor. (2021b). PEST analysis: France
. Passport GMID.

Euromonitor. (2021c). Toys and games in Japan.
  Passport GMID.

Statista - statistics on all countries. Follow the "Source" link on the right to find more information.


The web can be a good source of quality research, including statistical information. Useful, credible websites: 

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