For understanding U.S. markets, the U.S. Census data is the first place to start. It tracks fundamental characteristics of people and businesses over time and by geographical location down to the census tract level. Most authoritative publishers of market research draw on portions of this freely available data for their own reporting.
Search on a country or region, then select the Analysis/Research option from the Companies or Industries tab. Focus is on emerging economies although U.S. and European companies with international subsidiaries are covered.
The Browse and the Data & Research tabs provide access to quick hyperlinks to reports on market research, industry trends, and company reports. Publications include Business Monitor and First Research. Search results can be filtered by geographic focus, industries, and other parameters.
Industry information, research, and analysis for more than 400 industries. Individual guides for each of these industries identify resources available from trade associations, research firms, and other sources.