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Smartphone Industry Research Guide: Industry Overviews

Databases for Industry Overviews

Industry overviews can give you an idea of what is going on in an industry. Some of the things you can do with the information you get from them is determine trends and identify the type of competition in the industry. Below is a list of University Libraries subscription databases that provide profiles and overviews for a wide range of industries. 

Market Research Databases

Market research reports include a discussion about the relevant industry.  

You will find the following report in Mintel:

Mobile Phones - US (Feb. 2015)
There are also reports in which smartphones are mentioned: 

  • Mobile advertising and shopping – US (July 2015)
  • Digital Trends – Hispanics – US (July 2015) 
  • Digital Trends – Black consumers – US (July 2015)
  • Digital Trends – Asians – US (July 2015)