Frequently Asked Questions

Where can I find information about consumer expenditures, demographics, psychographics and other business trends in spending?

Answer:

Surveys on consumer spending are published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor and conducted by market research firms that specialize in demographics and media viewing.

National Consumer Expenditure Survey

http://www.bls.gov/cex/

Simmons Choices3

CDROM located in the Busines Reference collection at Wilson Library

Mintel Market Reports

http://www.lib.umn.edu/cgi-bin/mmrd.cgi

Search for books by New Strategist in MNCAT

http://prime2.oit.umn.edu:1701/primo_library/libweb/action/search.do?vid...

Articles from trade magazines and other news sources:

Business Source Premier

http://www.lib.umn.edu/cgi-bin/bsp.cgi

Factiva

http://www.lib.umn.edu/cgi-bin/factiva.cgi

 

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