Why GlobalData

We’ll empower your business to decode the future thanks to unique data, expert analysis, innovative solutions delivered through a single platform.

Seeing the world in glorious detail

Unique Data

Our clients see the world in glorious detail thanks to the richness in our data, which allows them to make different connections leading to bolder decisions.

GlobalData PLC Comprehensive, detailed market intelligence

  • More granular & detailed than other data & insight solution providers
  • Tracking thousands of brands in each product category
  • Global coverage – over 80 countries
  • Comparable: standardized definitions across countries for comparability & convenience
  • Regular international consumer behavior & attitudes surveys
  • Tracking over 500,000 companies against a variety of key metrics (product performance, news, deals, innovation, etc.)

GlobalData PLCAlternative market segmentations

  • We provide alternative views of the market to help you identify where the real opportunities lie
  • In the CPG industry, we segment by consumer group, motivation, occasion and location, or through the filter of health and wellness
  • In the Healthcare industry, we segment by patients, epidemiology and companies

GlobalData PLCUnique types of data

  • 2M+ new product innovations tracked everyday
  • Daily price monitoring of over 400,000 stocking keeping units (SKUs) in the CPG industry only
  • Industry sentiment analysis with 25,000 industry experts and opinion leaders
  • City Intelligence: granular data across 2,000 cities

GlobalData PLCRobust methodologies and sources

Over the past 40 years, we have developed rigorous methodologies to ensure our research is robust and of high quality. We have 400 in-house researchers placed in over 80 geographies to undertake localized primary market research and desk-based research for our global clientele. Quality assurance is also independently audited by the top four global audit firms.

Our insights, your clarity

Expert Analysis

Our team of 740 analysts and consultants combine high levels of analytical skill with extensive knowledge of, and in many cases first-hand experience in, their specialist industries. They are equipped with a range of advanced proprietary modeling tools, data systems and algorithms to analyze data sets and provide insights to clients that are both clear and relevant. To reinforce robustness, the insights generated are triangulated by thousands of industry experts and opinion leaders.

GlobalData PLCOur People

  • GlobalData has 740 analysts and consultants globally
  • 80% of our experts have PhD or Masters & come from the top 100 Business Schools worldwide
  • Our experts work collaboratively, sharing and cross-checking information and insight across sectors and locations
  • They keep their skills and knowledge current through ongoing professional development and regular contact with the business and consumer networks they have developed

GlobalData PLCProprietary analytical frameworks

Our analysts apply a range of advanced proprietary modeling tools, data systems and algorithms for powerful and actionable insights. We create and evaluate different scenarios thanks to our vast analytical experience, which covers the full spectrum, including flexible multivariate forecasting models and ‘big data’ manipulation tools. Plus, our consistent and integrated format allows for efficient data comparability and analysis.

We work to a rigorous methodological framework that ensures we take into account the widest possible range of drivers. This framework covers four key areas:

  1. Political, economic and regulatory environment: drivers in this area we look to include are political stability / instability, GDP growth, exchange rate changes, inflation, licensing, regulatory acts, decisions
  2. Technology: emergence of disruptive technologies, pricing of technologies, availability of technologies
  3. End-user purchasing criteria: affordability / income distribution, maturity of service, substitute goods
  4. Competition: number of competitors, competitors’ financial health, competitors’ relative economies of scale, etc.

We also have TrendSights framework, the world’s longest established trend tracking service, which details current and future-focused insight into global and local consumer trends.

Tools hardwired to your workflow for better call to action

Innovative Solution

Our single platform organizes all the content our clients need, with powerful tools to make it easy for users to find the answers they’re looking for, in the way they want. This makes it quick and easy to incorporate this information into your own workflows. Different user-centric tools mean that C-level executives can access high-level dashboards, while power users can access powerful data manipulation tools.

GlobalData PLC The features of our platform include:

  1. Highly powerful data access and mining
  2. Strong in-tool analytical capabilities
  3. Leading edge visualization tools
  4. Automated alerts to embed into our clients’ workflows

Our local support is adapted to our clients’ local business requirements. If you need more information, or want the benefit of expert insight, the ‘Ask an Analyst’ function provides direct access to our local experts and Client Services teams.

We also support you through our Consulting and Single Copy Report services.

A complete view of each industry

One Platform

Our Intelligence Centers offer you a complete outlook of the factors affecting your market today.

GlobalData PLC End to end view:

  • An end-to-end view of your entire industry value chain: from suppliers, manufacturers, channels to end-users (being consumers, patients, customers, etc.)
  • Tracking the key strategic issues affecting your industry such as innovation, digital disruption, risk, urbanization and social media
  • An user friendly interface
  • Single login processes
  • All the information in one place and easily shared with colleagues