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Specialized Industry Research Databases
Provides in-depth Domestic and Global Industry analysis. Also includes Risk Ratings reports and US Business Environment Profiles. iExpert Summaries provide brief overviews of industries and are designed for job interviews. Coverage dates: current.
Provides market research reports for U.S. and European markets. Reports include consumer behavior, SWOT analysis, brand share analysis, advertising, trends, marketing strategies, and more. Also contains reports on specific groups and their consumer behavior. Coverage dates: 2001 - current.
Business Source Complete
Full-text articles. Company profiles, industry analysis, consumer behavior and market research reports.
Houses over 7,000 advanced, sustainable and innovative materials representing eight categories: polymers, naturals, metals, glass, ceramics, carbon-based materials, cement-based materials, and processes. Coverage dates: Current.
Fashion Career Info
The free US Occupational Outlook Handbook can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
WGSN Worth Global Style Network
WGSN + Stylesight
The leading online trend-analysis and research service providing creative and business intelligence for the apparel, style, design and retail industries. Note: The Worth Global Style Network (WGSN) merged with Stylesight trend forecasting portal on 8/4/2014. Users must create an account.
The Business of Fashion
The Business of Fashion is Recognised around the world for its authoritative, analytical point of view on the $2.5 trillion global fashion industry. Our mission is simple: build fashion’s global membership community to open, inform and connect the industry.
Select Fashion and Related Journals
Fashion Magazines via the TCU Online Catalog
Fashion Research Databases
Business Source Complete
Full-text articles. Company profiles, industry analysis, market research reports and SWOT analysis. Includes journals, magazines, trade publications, analyst reports, statistics, and more.
FrogScholar Advanced Search
Searches the library catalog and most (but not all) the online databases and journal articles TCU has access to, using a single search. Summon interface.
WWD.com offers online access to current issues of Women's Wear Daily. Coverage dates: 1994 to present.
WGSN + Stylesight
The leading online trend-analysis and research service.
Apparel, garment & textile industry news, analysis and research. The range of sectors covered include: Apparel, Fibres & fabrics, Finance, Footwear, Manufacturing, Retail, Social & environmental responsibility, Sourcing and Technology. Registration required. Coverage dates: 1 year to Present.
Academic Search Ultimate
Cross-disciplinary with full text of 6,500+ scholarly journals. Thousands of additional publications with good links to full-text. Coverage dates: Varies.
Re:source / GlobalData Intelligence Center
An apparel sourcing planning suite that helps sourcing professionals decide where to source products from.
Contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition). Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names. Coverage dates: 1892 - current.
Cross-disciplinary, full-text, scholarly electronic journal and book collection. Especially strong in Arts and Sciences. Coverage dates: varies.
Women's Wear Daily Archive
A definitive fashion and retail publication. Contains archived issues from 1910 to 6 months ago. For the most recent issues, use WWD from the TCU Library Database list.
What the heck is it?
Is it academic/scholarly, trade or consumer?
Is it a magazine, a journal or a newspaper?
Consumer Fashion Magazines
Use the TCU Library FrogScholar Advanced Search.
- Once you are in the FrogScholar database, type in your keyword, ie. boots, enter in the name of a fashion magazine like Cosmopolitan.
- Be sure to set an appropriate date range to retrieve articles published during a particular time frame.
Other individual consumer fashion magazines titles are:
Surface: the substance of style