Markets & Industry Guide

Markets & Industry Reports

Original industry and market analysis. Choose “Industries”. International.

Euromonitor’s Market research reports on various consumer products and industries worldwide.

Thomson One (IE Browser only)
Investment bank reports.
Screening Analysis> Research> Research search. Under “More Options”, select “Industry” in the “Report type” box.

IT sector. International.
First-time users must register (Ask staff for reg ID). Then use your personal account for future access.

Gartner Research
Global market knowledge for IT and telecom industries.

Choose Market/Companies > Industry.

EMIS (Emerging Markets Information Service)
Investment bank reports available for emerging markets.
Click on the desired country, then type the company’s name and select Publication Types > Analysis Research.

Business Source Ultimate
Limit by “Industry Profiles” and access industry reports from several analysts.

ICEX (Instituto Español de Comercio Exterior).
Choose “Sectores” for Spanish companies wishing to export (in Spanish).


Markets & Industry Statistics

Consumer, market and economic statistics. International.

OECD iLibrary

(Barcelona and Madrid IESE Libraries only – through Thomson Reuters Eikon).

Data aggregation platform with access to > 1.5 million statistics, forecasts, studies, dossiers and infographics on 80.000 topics from more than 18,000 sources.

World Trade Organization


Digital Marketing

Key digital marketing topics in major industries.



International news and trade journals. Choose “Search”.

Business Source Ultimate
Journals, magazines and trade publications.

EMIS (Emerging Markets Information Service)
News from 60 emerging markets.

Regional Business News
Business journals, newspapers and newswires from metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.



Choose Countries & consumers> Consumers.

Provides global survey-based insight. Its Consumer Data offerings enhance your understanding of how technology impacts markets and consumers.

Business and Consumer Surveys (EC)
For data on Europe.

Encuesta continua de presupuestos familiares (INE)
For data on Spain.

Consumer Expenditure Survey (Bureau of Labor Statistics)
For data on the US.

Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence
For Global Data.

Available at the Barcelona and Madrid Libraries (through Thomson Reuters Eikon).
Contains Consumer Confidence Index dating back to 1969. Data can be downloaded onto Excel. Select Economic category, and search for Consumer Confidence(mnemonic is USCNFCONQ).

Thomson One (IE Browser only)
Select Market Views> Economics> Economic Indicators.


Competitive Environment

Identify and compare companies in an industry.

Spanish companies (public and private). Choose Expert search > Activity.

Worldwide companies (public and private). Choose Expert search > Activity.

Thomson One (IE Browser only)
International companies (public). Select Screening & Analysis > Companies > Company Screener.

Companies/Markets> Industry. Select an industry from the list and click on “Peer Comparison.”

EMIS (Emerging Markets Information Service)
Has a search function to screen for emerging countries companies by location, industry, financial figures and valuation ratios.

Datastream (available at Barcelona and Madrid IESE Libraries -through Thomson Reuters Eikon).
Includes sector as an option when searching for equities.

See also: Company Info guide


Industry Classification Codes

Standard Industrial Classification (SIC)
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)
Bridge Between SIC and NAICS
Spanish Industry Classifications: CNAE and NACE


Trade Associations

Trade associations can be useful (often free) sources of statistics, news and reports about the sector they represent. Use Google to search by industry keyword along with terms like “association” or “industry”.

From Companies/Markets> Industry> Industry Snapshots. Within each industry, trade associations and their websites will be listed at the bottom left on the main “Industry Snapshot” page.

CEOE. Spanish Trade Associations
ICEX. Spanish Trade Associations Directory of Trade Associations

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