Look for sources of data on income, spending, consumption, demographics, and lifestyle. Some information may be discoverable in the process of doing industry or company research; see those tabs in this guide. The census website provides numerous sources that include income, demographic, and consumer spending statistics.
ABI/INFORM remains the gold standard when it comes to business research databases. ABI/INFORM Collection's massive content set — which includes important full-text journals and much sought-after titles from the business press as well as key trade publications, dissertations, conference proceedings, and market reports — will help today's researchers resolve tomorrow's problems.
Comprised of ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry, ABI/INFORM Dateline and ABI/INFORM Archive, and featuring over 3,000 full-text journals, 25,000 Dissertations, 14,000 SSRN working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times. Also contains country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives researchers a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.