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USC Libraries subscribe to many market research databases, some of which are industry-specific (such as Gartner is to information technology). Below are databases whose contents span multiple, though related, industries. 

BCC Research
BCC Research provides detailed market research reports for industries such as biotechnology, chemicals, consumer, energy, engineering, environment, finance, food/beverage, fuel cell/battery technology, healthcare, IT, instrumentation, manufacturing, medical devices, nanotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Instructions: Go to 'Member Login' at upper right and click 'IP Authenticate' to search.  ​​​​​

Frost & Sullivan
Market research reports covering the following industries: aerospace & defense; agriculture and nutrition; banking & finance; chemicals; cybersecurity; electronics; energy; environment; healthcare; industrial; information and communication; investor services; media; metals; mobility; oil & gas; PPE; technology; telecom; test and measurement instrumentation; and transportation. Analyzes from these seven perspectives: Competitive Intensity, Customer Dynamics, Industry Convergence, Disruptive Technologies, Global Mega Trends, New Business Models, and Emerging Markets.  

Market research reports for US, Mexican, and Canadian industries that follow the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS).  Also contains US Industry State Reports and US State Economic Profiles, and some China and global industry reports. IBISWorld covers industries according to NAICS (North American Industry Classification System).
Market research report aggregator covering industries such as food & beverage; technology & media; heavy industry; life science; consumer goods; service industries, demographics and public sector.

Global market research reports based on their analysis of consumers (including surveys), markets, new products and competitive landscapes. Covers Automotive, Beauty & Personal Care, Drinks, Financial Services, Food, Foodservice, Health & Nutrition, Household, Marketing, Pet, Retail & Apparel, Technology & Media, and Travel & Leisure. 

Global market research reports and statistics on consumer product and service industries such as Alcohol; Apparel and Footwear; Beauty and Personal Care; Consumer Appliances, Electronics, Health, Finance and Foodservice; Eyewear; Fresh Food; Health and Wellness; Home and Garden; Home Care; Hot Drinks; Luxury Goods; Packaged Food; Pharmaceuticals; Personal Accessories; Pet Care; Soft Drinks; Tissue and Hygiene; Tobacco; Toys and Games; Retailing; Travel; Ingredients and Packaging.  Search by country, industry and company.