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Market Size and Share



Mintel Market Sizes *(Current UCI students, faculty, & staff)
Geography: US & Global (limited)
Market size, share (including by brand name), segmentation, CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate), and economic data for a wide range of consumer goods categories. Includes 5 years' historical and 5 years' forecast data.


Geography: US
U.S. Industry reports
  on 700+ established industries, and specialty/niche industries, updated regularly.  Reports estimate the past/current/future sizes of these industries, and the market share of key players (when available). 

  • For market size, select the Industry at a Glance section in a report.
  • For market share, select the Major Companies and the Competitive Landscape sections in a report.


Passport Global Market Information Database *(Current UCI students, faculty, & staff)
Geography: Global
Global market research reports and customizable datasets, spanning major consumer product categories, including market size and market share. 


Mintel *(Current UCI students, faculty, & staff)
Geography: US
U.S. market research reports spanning U.S. sectors for consumer product and lifestyles, including market size and share, forecasts, and trends.


MarketLine Advantage
Geography: Global

Global reports of major industries.  Market size data is in the "Market Overview" sections.


Business Source Complete
Geography: Global
Covers virtually all business subjects.  Includes content from many business magazines and trade publications, which may give insights into an industry's market size or market share.  

  • Sample search:  market AND size AND furniture



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Estimating Market Size and Share


Geography: US
Maximum 3 users at once! An easy-to-use interface offering thousands of consumer behavioral data variables that can be used when building custom maps and reports (i.e. spreadsheets).  Use "Sign in as a guest," or register for a free account to save and return to your work.  Coverage is U.S.


Population Reference Bureau
Useful for quickly making estimates based on worldwide population information.  


The Handbook of Market Research for Life Science Companies [eBook]
(Don't let the title fool you!  This book is helpful for ALL industries, not just life sciences.)  It has tips, models, and tools that entrepreneurs can use to collect, interpret and present their market and integrate it into their business plan. Copyright 2017.

  • An excellent breakdown of TAM / SAM / SOM starts on page 149 "Appraising the Market," in Chapter 5, called Estimates and Models.  


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