Advertising and Marketing Information Sources
Compiled by Susan Harper, 2002
Revised and Expanded by Angela Cornwell and Martha Cooney, 2005
Revised October 2008
|AD $ Summary
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source to find advertising spending by brand in ten media categories. Also included in this report
are industry class totals and rankings of the top 100 companies for each of the ten media.
|Advertising and Sales Promotion Strategy
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|The four parts of
this text cover advertising and sales promotion, communication strategy, sales
promotion strategy, and planning. Real-world examples of creative advertising campaigns are also
|Advertising Red Books: Advertisers
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the United States and Canada that spend at least $200,000 on national or regional
advertising campaigns are listed in this comprehensive volume. Contact information as well as specific
data on ad spending, media used, and name of advertising firm used are also included. Indexes offer
access by location, brand name, and SIC code.
|Advertising Red Books : Agencies
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this directory include contact information for each advertising agency as well as agency
specialization, approximate annual billings, and account listing. Indexes by location and specialty provide
additional access. Coverage of agencies outside of North America is also included.
|Brands and Their Companies
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set (see also Companies and Their Brands) includes an alphabetical listing of brands.
Entries contain the trade name, a description of the product, and the manufacturer or distributor.
|A Celebration of Effective Advertising: 30 Years of Winning Effie Campaigns
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commemorative publication, produced by the New York Chapter of the American Marketing
Association, provides insightful information on winning campaigns, including specific goals, strategies,
|Companies and Their Brands
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|In this companion
volume to Brands and Their Companies, companies are arranged alphabetically and
each entry includes a listing of that company's brands, along with a brief product description for each.
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is most useful for its detailed information on sales of products with forecast sales data.
Shares of market by brand and manufacturer are also provided. Some demographic and socio-economic
data are included.
|Encyclopedia of Major Marketing Campaigns
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|Major Marketing Campaigns Annual 1999
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|Major Marketing Campaigns Annual 1998
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notable advertising and marketing initiatives of the twentieth century are profiled in these
volumes. Arranged alphabetically by company, information in each chapter includes headings for
historical context, target market, competition, marketing strategy, and outcome. The volumes also include
hundreds of photos of television and print advertisements.
|How To Write a Successful Marketing Plan
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|This book offers
a step-by-step approach to writing a marketing plan, with helpful planning and research
|How to Develop a Strategic Marketing Plan: A Step by Step Guide
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generate a credible strategic marketing plan are provided, as well as numerous case histories.
|Market Share Reporter
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|A two volume
compilation of published market share data on companies, products, and services. The
comprehensive indexes offer searching by product, company, brand, place, source, and industry code.
Domestic as well as international coverage is provided.
|Worldwide Directory of Marketing Research Companies and Services
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|A WHO's WHO
for finding suppliers of over 400 types of marketing research services including:
advertising; brand, media, and product research; analytical services; computer services and programs;
interviewing; surveys; and technical services.
|Consumer Western Europe
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|Sales data for a
broad range of consumer products in 17 European countries is provided. Comparative
market share data is also listed.
|European Marketing Data and Statistics
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|This is a
very comprehensive compilation of key country marketing and statistical information on
production, consumption, and consumer expenditure patterns in Western and Eastern Europe.
Demographic trends, forecasts, and economic indicators are also included.
|International Marketing Data and Statistics
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|A wealth of
detailed and up-to-date statistical information relevant to international marketing planning for
the countries of the Americas, Asia, Africa, and Oceania is provided.
|World Consumer Spending
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information on spending habits in 71 major world economies from 1990 to 2003 is presented in
this comprehensive volume. Data is arranged by expenditure item and also by country. Some socio-
economic information is also included.
|World Consumer Lifestyles Databook: Key Trends
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71 countries, including the U.S., this statistical fact book will be especially useful for rankings,
cross-country comparisons, and individual country data. A wide array of statistical data is provided.
|World Income Distribution
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income distribution data is provided for 71 major countries from 1990 to 2003. This volume
includes many tables of data on socio-economic parameters, cross-country comparisons, and country
DEMOGRAPHICS - GENERAL
|The American Marketplace: Demographics and Spending Patterns
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population profiles, organized into 255 tables on: Attitudes and Behavior, Education,
Health, Housing, Income, Labor Force, Living Arrangements, Population, Spending, Wealth.
|Best Customers: Demographics of Consumer Demand
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unpublished, detailed data collected by
the Bureau of Labor Statistics, this resource examines spending patterns by demographic patterns of
households. It identifies which households spend the most on a product or service and which control the
largest share of spending.
|Demographics USA - County Edition
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supplies invaluable demographic data by county on total population, population by age and
sex, households by age, number of persons and effective buying income, retail sales and establishments
by category, retail sales by type of merchandise, five year projections for population, households and
retail sales, and more.
|Demographics USA - Zip Edition
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companion volume to Demographics USA - County Edition can be used to profile a zip code in terms
of such key indicators as population, effective buying income, total retail sales, and households by
income. An excellent source to use to target your market.
|Editor & Publisher Market Guide
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|This is an
annual directory featuring market data ranging from ethnic breakdowns to shopping mall
information to tap water descriptions. It contains details on more than 1,600 cities in the United States
and Canada, and provides census figures and current estimates for population, housing, and income
data, as well as retail sales amounts.
|Household Spending: Who Spends How Much On What
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unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Consumer Expenditure Survey,
this volume examines how much Americans spend on hundreds of products and services by: age,
income, type of household, region of residence, race, and Hispanic origin. The products and services are
organized into chapters on apparel, entertainment, financial, food and alcohol, gifts, health care, home
improvement and utilities, household furnishings, transportation, personal care, reading, education, and
|Lifestyle Marketing: Reaching the New American Consumer
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different approach to market segmentation by dividing consumers according to lifestyle,
including: children, singles, teen-agers, "tweens", college students, seniors, and Americans from a variety
of ethnic and religious backgrounds.
|Survey of Buying Power
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issue of Sales and Marketing Management magazine provides a ranking of Metropolitan
Statistical Areas (MSA's) by population, effective buying power, retail sales, etc. Also lists similar data by
MSA, county, and state.
|Statistical Abstract of the United States
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Abstract provides a broad array of easily accessible social and economic data published
by government agencies and some private organizations. Selected international data is included. Also
available online at:
|Statistical Handbook on Consumption and Wealth in the United States
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provides statistical information on U.S. consumer spending habits, exploring a wide range
of economic, demographic, and geographic variables. Chapters include: Personal, Family and Household
Income and Wealth; Business and Corporate Wealth; the Role of Government; and Consumption of
Material Goods, Services, and Travel, Leisure and other Non-essentials.
|US Market Trends & Forecasts
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information on over 350 significant markets or sectors, organized under 29 major industry
groups. These industry groups include amusement, business services, computers, food, household,
medical equipment, textiles, etc.
DEMOGRAPHICS - AGE GROUPS
|American Generations: Who They Are, How They Live, What They Think
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presents important 2000 census data profiling each generation: Millennial, Generation X,
Baby-Boom, the Swing Generation, and the World War II Generation. It includes tables and text
describing the most important trends, including what to expect in the future.
|The Baby Boom : Americans Aged 35 to 54
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the demographic and spending data along with the analysis necessary to understand this huge
and influential generation. Data is based on government information.
|Generation X: The Young Adult Market
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presents important 2000 census data profiling the X-Generation. It provides trends, lifestyles,
and attitudes of interest to market researchers.
|Older Americans: A Changing Market
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volume provides 2000 census data on the demographic and socioeconomic details of the 55-and
older generation. It details their Education, Health, Housing, Income, Labor Force, Living Arrangements,
Population, Spending, and Wealth.
DEMOGRAPHICS - RACIAL & ETHNIC
|Hispanic Market Handbook
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|This is a
valuable resource for anyone who is seeking to understand the Hispanic market - from
definitions to demographics, language, cultural orientation, and the market's many segments.
|Racial and Ethnic Diversity
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health, household, housing, income, labor and population characteristics of Asians, Blacks,
Hispanics, Native Americans, and Whites are presented. An interesting section on attitudes is also
|Statistical Handbook on Racial Groups in the United States
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|Most of the
data provided comes from U.S. government sources. Information includes statistical
comparisons on: educational goals, attitudes about employment, leisure pursuits, marital happiness,
attitudes about contraception, religious beliefs, arrest rates, and political party preferences, etc. The first
section provides demographic and immigration data and population projections.
| Bacon's Magazine Directory
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| Bacon's Media Calendar Directory
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| Bacon's Newspaper Directory
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| Bacon's Radio Directory
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| Bacon's TV / Cable Directory
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directories provide essential contact information, advertising rates, and descriptive details for
selecting media in a variety of formats.
|Marketer's Guide to Media
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|This is a
compact resource for up-to-date media industry rates, trends, and audience demographics for
multiple types of media.
|Media Planning: A Practical Guide
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presents definitions of various popular media terms and tools. Especially helpful are terms
relating to "new media" and technology and how these effect media planning. Includes media plan
development, audiences, broadcast dayparts, reach and frequency, target rating points, media mix,
demographics, and the Nielsen ratings, etc.
|Standard Rate and Data Service:
| Direct Marketing List Source
| Business Publication Advertising Source
| Consumer Magazine Advertising Source
| Newspaper Advertising Source
| TV & Cable Source
Rate and Data Service Guides list advertising rates, circulation, and specifications for print
publications and broadcast media. SRDS also contains selected demographic and market information for
metropolitan areas and counties.
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introduction to electronic commerce. Includes how-to and specific company examples
for implementing electronic commerce.
|E-Business : Strategic Thinking and Practice
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|Presents a wide
variety of topics important to understanding e-business strategy. Includes chapters on:
developing e-business models, creating the marketing mix, environmental factors that can influence
e-business and online behaviors, ethical, legal, and social concerns, and research methodologies in
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marketing concepts in the context of today's digital/Internet environment. Includes chapters
on: e-marketing in context, e-marketing environment, e-marketing strategy, e-marketing management,
and a global perspective on e-marketing.
|Marketing and the Internet
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provides the tools to integrate Internet technology and characteristics into marketing
|Net Success: 24 Leaders in Web Commerce Show You How to Put the Internet to Work for Your Business
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of essays describing e-commerce from a managerial perspective. Chapters include topics on
the Internet as it relates to: advertising, direct marketing, merchandising, law, etc.
|Plunkett's E-commerce & Internet Business Almanac
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of Plunkett's Internet 400 Firms, and statistics and trends in e-commerce and web-
The following databases are available on campus and from home. A University I.D. card with a
barcode will provide access from off campus. Bring your I.D. to the Circulation Desk of the Library
to obtain a barcode.
These databases will provide many full-text articles about all business topics and will be
especially useful for finding current and retrospective advertising and marketing information.
|Business Source Premier (Ebsco)
||More business databases
Premier provides full text articles for over 8,000 scholarly business journals and
other sources, including full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business publications. Coverage
includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for
more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922.
|ABI/Inform Global (ProQuest)
||More business databases
databases provide a wealth of information in full-text articles. Use the Advanced
Search to locate articles by specific company and/or subject heading.
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