Marketing includes products, packaging, brands, new product development, pricing, promotion, location, segmentation by geography, by social culture, by consumer profiles, etc.
Primary data is collected by surveys, observation, focus groups by marketing firms hired for primary research.
Secondary data is from trade organizations, government sources, securities analysts, commercial publishers who create off-the-shelf market research reports. Off-the-shelf market research reports provide quantitative and qualitative data with industry overviews, competitive analysis, market trends, product innovations within category, buyer behavior, market share, etc.
This guide provides links to databases that provide off-the-shelf market research reports, data on consumer demographics, preferences and lifestyles, news and statistical sources.
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