Answered By: Sue Barker-Mathews
Last Updated: Dec 20, 2018     Views: 44

There are numerous databases you can use to find industry reports: 

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

To find the industry profiles type in the industry you are researching and if you want to limit to a particular country use that as a keyword too.  Then under the Publication type heading select Industry profiles, then click on the search button.

Illustraion of Business Source Premier search screen

Passport by Euromionitor International

The first time you use Passport you need to fill in a registration form on screen – please use your University of Salford email address on the form.

Use the analysis box to select the industry and geography you are interested in.Illustration of Passport search screen.

The results screen will list the relevant reports – you can browse the list or use the menu on the left hand side of the screen to limit your results by various criteria.


Illustration of Passport results screen.


Type the industry you are researching into the search bar and click on the magnifying glass.  Use the menu of the right hand side of the results screen to limit your results, for example to a particular country.

Select a report and use the menus to display a particular section of the report:

Illlustration of Mintel screen.

ProQuest Central - contains Country Industry Reports published by Business Monitor International. to find them click on the publications tab from the menu bar at the top of the screen then search for BMI country industry reports. You can browse through recent issues or use the search bar to search for a particular report e.g. France oil & gas.