Research Beyond The Search Engine: 4 Reasons You Need a Trusted Source

Research Beyond The Search Engine: 4 Reasons You Need a Trusted Source

In the age of Google, accessing information about anything and everything typically requires little more than tapping your fingers or summoning a voice client. But more often than not, quantity does not equal quality. Find out why, when it comes to market research, it's still best to trust an expert over a search algorithm.

  Industry Studies    

Did 2017 Mark a Tipping Point for RFID Adoption by Retailers?

Did 2017 Mark a Tipping Point for RFID Adoption by Retailers?

When it comes to retail inventory tracking, traditional barcode labels reign supreme. However, after a few bumps in the road, RFID tags are making a comeback in some high-end brick and mortar stores. Find out what makes RFID tags so appealing to retailers, and the challenges these products face going forward.

  Industry Studies      Packaging    

3 Ways Liquid-Applied Roof Coatings Spread Savings

3 Ways Liquid-Applied Roof Coatings Spread Savings

Are liquid-applied roof coatings the next big thing in commercial roofing? Find out how these coatings can increase energy efficiency, extend the usable life of an aging roof, and more.


6 Hot Growth Markets to Watch in 2018

6 Hot Growth Markets to Watch in 2018

Ring in the New Year with predictions from a few Freedonia analysts about the fastest growing industries for 2018 and beyond.

  Chemicals      Construction & Building Products      Consumer Goods      Freedonia Focus      Industry Studies      Machinery & Equipment      Security    

Back Up! Rear-view Cameras Mandated on New Light Vehicles in US & Canada

Back Up! Rear-view Cameras Mandated on New Light Vehicles in US & Canada

Once considered a luxury feature, backup cameras are now a mandatory feature of all new light passenger vehicles in the US and Canada. Find out why this technology is considered necessary going forward, and what impact new regulations will have on aftermarket installations.


100 Million Ways to Solve India’s Sanitation Problem

100 Million Ways to Solve India’s Sanitation Problem

A government-led initiative to improve India's shaky sanitation infrastructure aims to add 100 million toilets to tens of millions of households throughout the country by 2019. Find out how the Indian government is working to achieve this goal, and what challenges it faces bringing widespread plumbing to population of 1.3 billion.


3D Printing in Education: Bringing Additive Manufacturing to Consumers

3D Printing in Education:  Bringing Additive Manufacturing to Consumers

While household 3D printing remains a niche market at best, gains in the overall 3D printing industry have seen a much heartier boost from libraries, schools, and universities. Find out what makes this technology so appealing to these institutions, and follow Freedonia analyst Zoe Biller as she tests it out for herself.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

Greener Products Mean Greener Windfalls for Landscaping Manufacturers

Greener Products Mean Greener Windfalls for Landscaping Manufacturers

Demand for landscaping products stands to benefit greatly from rising consumer preference for eco-friendly solutions. Find out how manufacturers are using green products to draw in outdoor enthusiasts, and which regions are already seeing more radical changes to the landscape.


"Smart" Tech Trends Reinvigorating the Consumer Water Treatment Systems Market

"Smart" Tech Trends Reinvigorating the Consumer Water Treatment Systems Market

The internet has made it easier than ever for consumers to manage their home water treatment systems. Find out how some leading manufacturers are using smart technology-based convenience features to take their products to the next level.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies      Water Treatment    

Facing Losses, Carpet & Rug Manufacturers Scramble to Diversify

Facing Losses, Carpet & Rug Manufacturers Scramble to Diversify

In the global flooring market, a sharp trend toward luxury vinyl tile (LVT) has spurred some traditional carpet and rug manufacturers to diversify their product portfolios. Find out what makes LVT so appealing, as well as which new products have been introduced to meet the increased demand.