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Modeling major economic events for your strategic planning

Published August 4, 2016 by Mark Bodnar
Source: Passport database

Wouldn't business life be easier if we didn't have to worry about future calamities?  If we could just gather up the data on what's happened already and what's happening now, then create a perfect strategic plan for what we want to happen in the future...

In such an idyllic world, we'd need only to press the start button on our plan and let it run without a thought about the potential for a severe recession in the US, or a sudden tightening of credit in China, or yet another oil price shock...

World cinema visitors, Thai credit cards, Korean sports nutrition and much, much more... a taste of what's new in Passport GMID

Published May 13, 2014 by Mark Bodnar

It's been a while since we last highlighted the treasures within our Passport GMID database. We usually describe this resource as being the place to go for...

a) demographic and economic statistics (with forecasts) on every country in the world;

b) data on the sales by volume and value for a wide range of "fast moving consumer goods" in many countries;

Luxury goods, automotive market, products by ingredients and more! Passport GMID enhancements

Published February 19, 2013 by Mark Bodnar

Our main marketing data source has recently gotten even better!

Passport GMID has always been a great source for data on consumers and producers of fast moving consumer goods (FMCGs), not to mention the economic and demographic data covering every country in the world. Now they've added...

1. Coverage of Automotive, Luxury, and Ingredients industries.

This means you can now find details such as...


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