Market Research Resources

These downloadable market research resources will help you determine your target market, analyze your sales potential and succeed!

Report by the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service, March 2018 E-commerce sales in the United States are higher than Canada’s retail sales, all channels combined. This guide is intended to help […]

Date: 2019/01/10

If you don’t know who your customers are, how will you be able to assess whether you are meeting their needs?  In order to market your product or service, it […]

Date: 2018/10/03

Report by the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission, 2018 The 2018 Central Okanagan Economic Profile provides a comprehensive overview of the economic ecosystem of the Central Okanagan. These resources also […]

Date: 2018/08/27

The Small Business Accelerator offers free online access to reliable business information and tools for secondary market research for BC businesses and entrepreneurs. Its detailed industry guides can be helpful […]

Date: 2018/06/07

Conducting market research in the Vancouver area? Don’t miss this resource! A collaboration between Small Business BC, the City of Vancouver and Vancouver BIAs, Bizmap provides easy access to market […]

Date: 2018/01/06

Financial Performance Data is an online performance benchmarking tool. It provides detailed financial data on more than 1000 industries across Canada, including more than 30 performance benchmarks to help small […]

Date: 2018/01/01

This tool helps you understand the five forces that impact your business environment: competitive rivalry, supplier power, buyer power, threat of substitution, and threat of new entry.

Date: 2018/01/01

A thorough list of international statistical agencies.

Date: 2015/05/28

The Labour Market Information service provides detailed labour market information at the local or community level and analyses data and local events in order to identify community specific labour market […]

Date: 2015/05/28

For all things market research, Small Business BC offers market research consultation services.

Date: 2013/10/03