BUS 164 Entrepreneurship

This guide will help students in Bus164 with research on industry profiles, statistics and trends, market assessments, and evaluating information

Community Resources

Consumer News

Online Statistics and Demographic Data

Statistics are helpful if they are relevant!

Tip: Start with a broad category of statistical data and then drill down to more specific information. That often works better than trying to directly find very specific statistical information.

Search articles online

Business reporting is full of news about consumer spending, trends, and other demographics.

A keyword search in ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry will pull credible, current information from business journals such as Advertising Age, American Demographics, Journal of Population Economics and hundreds of other resources. 

King County Library System (KCLS) - Business Databases

Accessing the KCLS Library System

As a student at Green River College, you automatically have access to online library resources at King County Library System. 

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Use the link below to find relevant supplemental resources on your topic!
  • To Log in: use GRC + your student username. Example: GRCjsmith357

  • PIN number: your pin is the last four characters of your log in. Example: h357

Target Market Research

Target marget research looks at business from the perspective of the consumer. This page will guide you to information on consumer spending, income, and demographics, as well as the existing businesses and business resources in a community.

Research On Consumer Spending

Data on US Cities