Four Key Products Driving the Expansion of the Outdoor Living Market

Four Key Products Driving the Expansion of the Outdoor Living Market

Furnishing a home is no longer confined to what can fit under one roof. With outdoor living more popular than ever, consumers are increasingly looking for ways to fill their exterior spaces with interior luxuries. Find out which four products stand to benefit the most from this trend going forward.

  Consumer Goods      Industry Studies    

Why Do North America’s Sunroofs Keep Exploding?

Why Do North America’s Sunroofs Keep Exploding?

Sunroofs are booming in popularity throughout North America. However, as some unlucky drivers have discovered, this fun feature may come with dangerous cost.


The World’s 5 Fastest Growing Window & Door Markets

The World’s 5 Fastest Growing Window & Door Markets

A rebounding global construction market represents a financial boon for window and door manufacturers. Check out the five countries expected to account for the fastest growth in this sector going forward.


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