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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.
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
Trend-analysis and research service providing creative and business intelligence for the apparel, style, design and retail industries. 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.
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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.
Online version of Women's Wear Daily. Coverage dates: 1994 - present
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
Scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, videos, and trade publications covering multiple subjects. Coverage dates: 1887 – present
Re:source / GlobalData Intelligence Center
An apparel sourcing planning suite that helps sourcing professionals decide where to source products from.
Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out is included. Find images by garment type, designer and brand names. Coverage dates: 1892 - present
All issues of one of the longest-running, most influential men's magazines from its launch in 1931 (as Apparel Arts), with ongoing addition of new issues.
Journals from first issue to 3-5 years ago, plus recent scholarly books. Multiple subjects, especially strong in Arts and Sciences. Coverage dates: 1800 - present
Women's Wear Daily Archive
Archived issues of the magazine. For the most recent issues, use WWD.com from the TCU Library Database list. Coverage: 1910 - 6 months ago
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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