Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt

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7 Key Stats to Know About the Automotive Aftermarket

The automotive aftermarket — the secondary market for vehicle parts used in repair and maintenance — encompasses everything from brake parts to filters to batteries. Automotive aftermarket companies include General Motors, Bosch, Standard Motor Products, Denso, Federal-Mogul, and CARDONE Industries, among others.

Topics: Transportation & Shipping The Freedonia Group Industry Insights

Infographic on Milk & Dairy Alternatives: Consumer Trends

More and more people want to go dairy free — at least some of the time. Consumption of non-dairy plant-based milks has increased by triple digits, according to a report by Packaged Facts titled Dairy and Dairy Alternative Beverage Trends in the U.S., 4th Edition

Topics: Packaged Facts Food & Beverage Industry Insights

5 Major Industries That Will Be Changed by Robotics

Once the domain of science fiction novels, robots are poised to transform a broad range of different industry categories in the coming years. Here are just a few key examples — covering the uses of robots today and in the future — based on reports by several market research firms.

Topics: Industry Insights Software & Enterprise Computing Consumer Electronics

Warning: Your Company Data May Be Misleading

It may be tempting to rely on your company’s own internal data for business intelligence purposes, rather than sourcing data and analysis from an external market research company.

Topics: Market Research Strategy

6 Influential Pet Trends in the U.S. [Infographic]

It may come as no surprise that the Internet is the fastest growing channel for pet products. In fact, sales of pet products sold online will easily double between 2017 and 2022, according to a report by market research firm Packaged Facts.

The $86 billion pet industry is certainly transforming alongside the rise of e-commerce, but that’s not the only trend to watch in the coming years. 

Topics: Industry Insights Pets

The U.S. Roofing Industry Outlook for 2018 and Beyond

Boosted by an increase in single-family housing starts and the rising need for storm-resistant products, the demand for roofing in the U.S. is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.9% to reach $19.9 billion in 2021, according to a new white paper by The Freedonia Group, a leading international business research company.

Topics: The Freedonia Group Industry Insights Manufacturing & Construction Materials & Chemicals

Weekly Wrap-Up: September 21, 2018

Catch up on all the latest industry articles from The Freedonia Group, Packaged Facts, Freedonia Focus Reports, MarketData, and BioInformant.

Learn about new developments related to tariffs, the food industry, kitchen appliances, mass transit, and other timely topics.

Topics: Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: September 14, 2018

See the latest industry articles from Kalorama Information, The Freedonia Group, and Marketdata LLC. This week's topics include IVD, US-China automobile tariffs, the tattoo industry, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

5 Keys to Conducting a Market Opportunity Analysis

You and your team may be considering a variety of new business ideas and market opportunities, but not all of them are worth pursuing. It's important to narrow down your options and make sure you focus on the ones that have the highest potential for success. 

Topics: Market Research Strategy How To's

Weekly Wrap-Up: September 7, 2018

Check out the latest blog posts from MarketResearch.com's publishers, including an article from our CEO and Founder Robert Granader.

Topics: Industry Insights