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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...

TIER Industry Reports - Taiwan focused, but globally relevant

Published January 25, 2013 by Mark Bodnar

This post is about a bunch of Taiwan industry reports, but -- before you click away saying that you aren't interested because you aren't researching Taiwan -- consider that Taiwan is 18th in the world when it comes to exports, but only 52nd if ranked by population.

This is clearly a country that is punching above its weight in world markets -- and a report on one of their industries can often be used to understand the global nature of the same industry, especially in cases where Taiwan is among the leaders for that industry (think: "high-tech stuff").

Q&A: Does the library have a copy of my textbook?

Published January 7, 2013 by Mark Bodnar

Happy First Day of Classes, everyone!

This seems like an appropriate time to re-post something I wrote at the beginning of last semester on the most common question in the library in Week 1 :

Question: Does the library have a copy of my textbook?

Answer: Maybe...

About the BUEC Buzz blog

Published January 1, 2013 by Mark Bodnar

The BUEC Buzz is a current awareness resource for the students and faculty members in Business and Economics at SFU.

Its goal is to keep you informed of the many business and economics research resources available via the SFU Library (and beyond).  

[See the full post (click on the title) for links to the blog's deep archives (back to 1999!) and for details on how to keep on top of new posts as they are published.]

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