Sarah Schmidt

Sarah Schmidt

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Meet the Analyst: Ken Long, Industry Study Manager

Ken Long leads a team of analysts that produce studies on building and construction products at The Freedonia Group, where he has worked for more than 18 years. He has authored 64 studies, and his research has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Fortune, and many trade journals.

Topics: Market Research Strategy Market Research Provider The Freedonia Group

5 Hot Pet Innovations for 2019

Pet tech products reached $565 million in sales in 2018, according to new research from an upcoming report U.S. Pet Market Outlook 2019–2020 by Packaged Facts.

In the coming year, demand is expected to grow for smart pet technologies with innovative features that offer added safety and convenience.

Topics: Pets Industry Insights

4 Trends to Watch in the Gardening and Landscaping Industry

Demographic shifts and lifestyle changes are creating new opportunities in the gardening and landscaping industry, according to Jennifer Mapes-Christ, manager of the consumer & commercial products team at The Freedonia Group.

Topics: House & Home Industry Insights

Sourcing Demographic Data to Analyze Your Target Market

From financial services firms to car manufacturers, all types of companies can benefit from understanding their customers on a deeper level.

Topics: Market Research Strategy Demographics

Weekly Wrap-Up: January 4, 2019

In case you missed them, several industry articles were published over the holidays, covering a variety of topics, from health-related product claims to the use of artificial intelligence in supply chains.

We also rounded up our most-viewed articles from 2018. Find out more below.

Topics: Industry Insights

25 Useful Market Research Resources to Check Out

Conducting market research requires the right tools, resources, and strategies. Whether you are looking for information on how to do market research online, or you are searching for the right market research sources for your next project, you’ve come to the right place.

Topics: Market Research Strategy How To's

Top 3 Things to Know About the Next Generation Sequencing Market

The next generation sequencing (NGS) market has captured the interest of many companies and investors across a variety of applications including clinical diagnostics, drug discovery and development, forensics, and consumer genomics, to name a few.

Topics: Biotechnology Kalorama Information Industry Insights

3 Construction Industry Trends Related to the Building Envelope

The exterior components of a building — also known as the building envelope — are a key consideration for construction professionals. The choice of materials greatly influences construction and maintenance costs, ease of installation, durability, and sustainability.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

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 Industry Insights The Freedonia Group

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: Food & Beverage Packaged Facts Industry Insights