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Industry Research

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Find industry and market research reports. select Browse "industry and market research" report.

First research is a frequently updated industry report with industry and market trends.

Research Consumer News and Trends

ProQuest Newsstand
Includes about 1600 news sources such as the New York Times (1980+); Financial Times (1996+); Wall Street Journal (1984+). Maine papers include: Bangor Daily News (1992+), Portland Press Herald (1995+).

Maine News
Full text (no graphics) of four Maine newspapers, including the Bangor Daily News (1992), the Portland Press Herald (1995+), Central Maine Morning Sentinel (1993-1997) and Maine Times (1995+).

Monthly Trend Briefings (Trend Watching)
From, covers one topic or group of consumers each month.

Customer Demographics-Age Demographics for Advertising (AdvertisingAge)
Articles on customer demographics with a particular focus on social media usage

Consumer Demographics & Psychographics

Maine Consumer Demographics

US Consumer Demographics

Consumer Psychographic and Trends Research

Market Research How-to Guides

Using US Census Data for Customer Research

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