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Access requires an active UCInetID and password.

Authorized Affiliates are users with an active UCInetID and password, i.e. current UCI students, faculty, and staff.


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Access: UCI - Authorized Affiliates

Geography: US

Consumer lifestyle reports, including purchasing motivations and and product/brand preferences these consumer segments:  Affluent Consumers, Baby Boomers, Kids, Men, Millennials, Mothers, Multicultural, Singles, Teens, and Women.

Market research reports in these consumer-focused industry categories:  Automotive, Beauty, Clothing and Footwear, Drink, Financial Services, Food, Foodservice, Health and Wellness, Home, Household Care, Leisure and Entertainment, Lifestyles, Personal Care, Retail, Technology, and Travel.  Coverage is US.  


Business Source Complete
Access: UCI
Geography: Global

Thousands of articles from scholarly peer-reviewed journals, newspapers, trade publications, and magazines, including key titles like Marketing Week.  


Encyclopedia of Global Brands (eBook)
270 entries, written in case-study style, that highlight interesting details including how a product originated and was first marketed, how it developed commercially and how it fares today compared with its competitors and its own past history.  Copyright 2013. 


Access: UCI

Geography: US

Maximum 3 users at once! An easy-to-use interface offering thousands data variables for building custom maps and tables.  The SimmonsLOCAL variables cover consumers' brand preferences within their daily lives.  You can export data as a Guest, but if you want to revise a search at a later date, then make an account.  


Consumer Reports Magazine
A monthly magazine with unbiased product testing and ratings, research, journalism, and public education.  Useful for perceptions and ratings of branded products. Consumer Reports is a
n independent, nonprofit organization.


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