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Telemedicine, peer-to-peer lending, green apparel and more: Plunkett Industry Almanacs online for SFU researchers!

Published by Mark Bodnar
I'm very pleased to report that we've added several industry almanacs to our Plunkett Research Online collection.

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Plunkett industry almanacs are a useful supplement to our other industry reports, such as those in our IBISWorld database. They don't generally contain much analysis, but they provide the information you need to start analyzing potential markets yourself... trends, statistics, contacts, and competitors...

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From big data to biomass energy: New Plunkett Industry Almanacs online for SFU researchers!

Published by Mark Bodnar

Image of the cover of the ebook: Plunkett's Sharing & Gig Economy, Freelance Workers & On-Demand Delivery Industry Almanac 2020I'm very pleased to report that we've added several industry almanacs to our Plunkett Research Online collection:

Each of these almanacs devotes 500+ pages to the...

  • major trends that are creating rapid changes in their target industry,  
  • in-depth statistics on sales, manufacturing, employment and more,
  • key contacts (associations, government agencies, and internet sites), and a
  • detailed directory of major firms, complete with high-level financial data and growth plans.

<Read on for links to the 14 new titles now available for downloading!>

Renewable energy industry information via SFU Library

Published by Mark Bodnar

I was just scanning the news (that's what a business researcher does to relax) and spotted the following story at the BBC site: Britain in two-week coal-free record.

As the article states, "Britain has not used coal to generate electricity for two weeks - the longest period since the 1880s." The move toward alternative energy sources is gathering momentum in the UK and having measureable impacts. [...]

Since I am an opportunist at heart, this is a chance for me to highlight the many alternative energy industry overviews available in our databases...

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