4 Key Factors Driving the Trend for Autonomous Vehicles

Note: The following is an excerpt from the white paper "Will Self-Driving Vehicles Be a Reality by 2025?" by BIS Research, a global market intelligence, research, and advisory company that focuses on emerging technology trends that are likely to disrupt the market. The excerpt is a section titled "What Is Driving the Trend for Self-Driving Cars?" 

Topics: Transportation & Shipping Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: March 22, 2019

Check out the latest insights and analysis from Packaged Facts and Simba Information.  This week, analysts explored how online and e-grocers are shaping the U.S. beverage market, how STEM is changing math education, how Profound can be leveraged in higher education, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

How Profound Works in a University Setting

Profound is a premier business intelligence solution with more than one million market research reports from hundreds of global publishers. The platform allows users to stretch their research budgets by purchasing individual sections — such as chapters, tables, and charts — rather than having to buy full reports. 

Profound is used by many well-known consulting firms and banks, but it’s also a tool that’s helpful for students who need access to market research. 

Topics: Academic Profound Market Research Provider

Global Disposable Plastics Reduction Initiatives [Infographic]

Single-use plastics have been in the news a lot lately, and the news isn't good. Once vaunted for their convenience, disposable plastic products have come under fire in recent years as evidence of the environmental damage they can cause piles up  sometimes literally.

Topics: Food & Beverage Materials & Chemicals Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: March 15, 2019

Scan through the latest headlines from Marketresearch.com's publishing brands, where this week's topics included retail-ready packaging, the roofing industry, the weight loss market, tips on leveraging market research, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights

Meet Kent Furst, Industry Study Manager

Kent Furst has written 50 industry studies on a wide variety of topics during the last 14 years at The Freedonia Group. He currently manages a group of analysts who focus on the chemicals industry. He holds a B.S. in Polymer Science and Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

Kent has been quoted in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, in addition to a number of trade journals. He has been a regular speaker at the International Silicones Conference over the last seven years, and he’s also spoken at the Plastic Caps & Closures conference.

Topics: Market Research Provider The Freedonia Group

3 Tips for Using Industry Research to Your Advantage

One of the many challenges of running a successful business is that markets change. It’s natural: Tastes shift, technology advances, and the consumers you target today may look and behave differently from those in the market tomorrow.

Topics: Market Research Strategy How To's

Top 9 Things to Know About the Weight Loss Industry

The total U.S. weight loss industry hit a new peak in 2018, growing 4% to $72 billion. The largest diet companies are shifting direction and changing ownership as Weight Watchers rebrands itself to its new name WW and focuses more on wellness, Jenny Craig is up for sale, NutriSystem gets acquired by Tivity Health, and Slim-Fast is acquired by Glanbia, a multilevel marketing firm.

Topics: Food & Beverage Pharmaceuticals Healthcare

28 Resources Covering the Roofing Industry

The ongoing recovery of the U.S. building market has had a notable impact on a few of the key construction sectors covered in-depth by The Freedonia Group, including the roofing industry.

Topics: Manufacturing & Construction Industry Insights

Weekly Wrap-Up: March 1, 2019

It's been a busy week for the analysts from Simba Information, Packaged Facts, The Freedonia Group, and Freedonia Focus Reports! 

Catch up on our recent headlines, including the latest on research funding policy, the food market, trends in flooring, data privacy, additive manufacturing, STM publishing, and more.

Topics: Industry Insights