(Business of Fashion) BoF is an authoritative news and analysis portal of information for the global fashion industry covering not only trends in design and beauty, but also technology, sustainability, marketing, global markets, and entrepreneurship.
- Users must create a separate BoF profile to use this service, using a Seneca Polytechnic email address to set up the account.
(MCL News & Media) Reporting on environmental aspects of the fashion industry and the global textile and clothing supply chain. Includes a back issue archive of the magazine, podcast discussions, and job postings.
Peclers Online offers fashion trends & future insights, brand & style strategy, product innovation and seasonal product development from its namesake the leading trend, style & innovation consulting agency in Paris. As of March 19, 2021, users must set up a new Peclers account to access this database. To do so, click the link above and follow the instructions provided. Your account must be reactivated with a new Activation Code every six months.Please also note that we only have access to INSPIRATIONS.
WGSN(Worth Global Style Network) A fashion and style forecasting service providing fashion trend information, market analysis, retail news, store window and other images, textiles and CAD design information, and trade and fashion show news.We subscribe to the "Fashion" database/component of this vendor's product offerings.
(Fairchild Fashion Media) Online news and business insights for the fashion, esthetics, and textile industries from a publication that began in 1910. Includes Digital Daily, a news resource released daily by WWD.
- Our subscription is for up to 10 simultaneous users only. Please close your browser to logout when you are finished.
(WindowsWear) "The world’s largest and most comprehensive visual database of retail and e-commerce. Content includes best-in-class visual merchandising, retail design, window displays, product packaging, e-commerce, and more, of the hottest global brands." Please upload your student projects throughout the year to be eligible for WindowsWear's Student Awards and Mentorship Program.
- Users must create a separate WindowsWear profile to use this service, using a Seneca Polytechnic email address to set up the account. To do so, click the link above and follow the instructions provided.
(ProQuest) Part of ProQuest Central. Canadian Newsstream provides access to 700 Canadian newspapers from Canada's leading publishers, including the Globe and Mail and the Toronto Star. This full-text database includes electronic compilations from most newspapers, providing access to articles, columns, editorials, and special publications from each. Some compilations date from the late 70s.
(LexisNexis) A large multi-tiered database of thousands of sources including newspapers, journals, wire services, newsletters, company reports and SEC filings, case law, government documents, transcripts of broadcasts, and selected reference works.
(ProQuest) Part of ProQuest Central. US Newstream provides users with the ability to search current top US press content, as well as archives dating back to the 1980s including newspapers, news agencies, blogs, and active full-text web pages. Exclusive access is offered to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and co-exclusive access (with Factiva) to The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers.
FashionTrendsetter.com is an online fashion and color forecasting, trend reporting and news e-zine which serves up-to-date fashion information from the major trade fairs, trend reports and fashion forecasts.
(GlobalData) Provides access to a comprehensive collection of business information on over 200 countries and 3500 industries. It contains in-depth information on over 30000 public and private companies, market data for consumer products, and news feeds.
NOTE: On April 1, 2024, this database will be replaced by a new product from the same vendor. To try it now, click here: GlobalData Explorer.
(MarketResearch.com) Primary business research and competitive market intelligence from the publishers Packaged Facts and PerryHope Partners, with content that includes industry interviews, competitive analysis, market trends, product innovations, buyer behaviour, and market share.
(Mintel International Group) Provides access to market research reports containing data and analysis of industry trends. Coverage includes Canadian, U.S., and select International Markets including: food and drink, consumer goods, beauty & personal care, retail, finance, technology, leisure, and travel.
(Statista, Inc.) Statistical data and analysis of business, industry, product brands, market share, media, and social scientific topics, obtained from both private and public sector sources, and covering all regions of the world.
(Vividata) A database of consumer demographics, media usage, lifestyle and attitudinal data, and product usage across 150+ categories, resulting from an annual national survey of readers of Canadian magazines and newspapers. Vividata is the amalgamated organization of two other media measurement bodies, NADbank and PMB.
- Click the above link to get instructions on how to log into the Vividata site. - For help with this database, see our Vividata FAQs as well as Vividata's own Dapresy Tool Guide.
(World Advertising Research Center) Over 25 000 articles, case studies, research reports and summaries covering all areas of marketing communications (advertising, consumer research, brand management, product categories, media planning, etc.).
- Individual user login functionality and resulting customization is not available with academic accounts.