From the International Business Center at Michigan State University (IBC), it "connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities." Good for company, industry & country info
Analysis and market research for important industry sectors. Includes trend analysis, statistics, organizations, company profiles, information for job-seekers, and ability to create custom reports. Good for company & industry info
Global advertising and marketing trends, including market intelligence, case studies, conference reports, articles, expenditure data, profiles of major brand owners, and consumer insight. Good for company & industry info
ReferenceUSA provides research on businesses including data summaries by neighborhood, city or state and by type or size of business. Users can conduct market research for similar or competitive businesses in a specific, regional area. Good for company info (Tip: Search for profiles of US/Canadian businesses that include brands, competitors, demographics and more)
Reports for all 723 U.S. industries categorized by NAICS. Includes market size, competitors, forecasting, business valuations, benchmarking. Includes business environment and global industry reports. Good for Industry Info
Focusing on the areas and intersections of fashion, style, and commerce, WGSN provides a global view on trends in design. Good for industry info (Tip: Browse sourcing info by selecting Women >Create>Sourcing from the top navigation)
More than a newspaper for an American city, the New York Times is an international record of national and world news, as well as personal stories of how events affect individuals. Covers from the first issue in 1851 to three years prior to the current year.
Comprehensive, full text up-to-the-minute news and business source from Dow Jones and Reuters. Includes current content from The Washington Post & The New York Times. (Tip: search by company or industry by starting with the Companies/Markets tab)
A hub of global news and information, relied upon by leaders in the textile, soft goods, and apparel industries. It connects the readers with industry resources, expert commentary, and up-to-the-minute analysis of breaking news.
"Provides the applicable tariff rates and statistical categories for all merchandise imported into the United States; it is based on the international Harmonized System, the global classification system that is used to describe most world trade in goods."
The textiles and apparel industry in the context of the sustainability of supply chain and global sourcing practices. Includes discussions of ethics, social justice, and environmental responsibility; trade agreements; and the role and specialization of the world regions and selected countries that are major players in the textile and apparel marketplace.
Covers trends in apparel and textile supply chains; manufacturing; design; trade; distribution; technologies and more. Icludes thousands of contacts for business and industry leaders, industry associations, Internet sites and other resources. In addition, this book features extensive statistical tables, an industry glossary and thorough indexes.
Practical, basic guide for importing and exporting products, services, or technology in a global economy. This fashion industry focused text will help readers learn what is necessary to carefully and thoroughly analyze a company's internal and external resources in order to grown and generate profits in a global marketplace.