From 14th January, Mintel will have a new look and a load of new features to make your life easier.  The new search includes all content from Mintel reports and Mintel trends.  The new interface combines everything into a single …

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We have a trial running for a new electronic resource, UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization).  This is a collection of books, journals and statistics for the tourism sector, covering areas such as ecotourism, sustainable development, finance and investment, risk and crisis …

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Canadean Intelligence (formerly Canadean Consumer) is a business-to-business (B2B) database useful for country and consumer research. It offers a variety of reports, case studies and analyses into the consumer trends that drive global markets based on market research undertaken by a …

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Kompass.com is a B2B (Business-to-Business) database which provides global and local company, product and business contacts.  If you want to find out more then search the library catalogue under EasyBusiness.  It is specifically designed for businesses, to create tailored searches …

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Our new business-to business-database (B2B)  Canadean Consumer is a useful tool for country and consumer research. It provides a variety of reports, case studies and analyses into consumer trends that drive global markets. Market research is undertaken by a network …

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When someone thinks of the University of Portsmouth, it is hard not to think of “Corporate Purple”, a fundamental feature of our visual identity and a colour with cultural and psychological associations with luxury, creativity and dignity.  Perhaps surprisingly, purple pigments, relatively rare in …

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Fashion entrepreneurship: retail business and planning by Michele M. Granger and Tina Sterling (2nd edition). This lovely book was ordered for the art and design unit Enterprise planning and retail and has just arrived. See the reading list here. The …

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