ICON Group International, founded in 1998, is the world's single largest publisher of global market research and business intelligence. It does so with the heavy use of econometric models and techniques, which produce high value international research and reports. These high-end reports and exportable spreadsheets cover 2,000 product categories across some 200 countries, 2,000 cities and over 16,000 companies. Their headquarters is in Las Vegas, Nevada with other locations in California, Singapore, France, and Abu Dhabi.
Companies are racing to become more international, if not global in their strategies. Icon Group International's primary mission is to assist international managers to better plan and implement strategies in a global economy. Icon Group International provides proprietary consulting services to its clients. These typically involve survey research involving the assessment of international market demand, pricing and competition. Icon Group also provide various specialized industry reports, databases, publications and services. Publications are available in both paper and electronic formats. Special subscription and library services are also available.
Global Data Books are timely references that collect over 100,000 statistics across approximately 220 countries. Data is presented in tabular format with comparisons to international benchmarks and can be used as direct inputs to investment models and strategic plans. This multiple-volume reference covers a range of issues that international managers are likely to face.
Country Studies Each of the 190 studies consists of analysis, statistics, forecasts, and information of relevance to managers. In addition to raw information, the reports provide relevant analyses that put a more general perspective on a country (seen in the context of relative performance vis-à-vis benchmarks).Global Product Studies give the reader a concise summary of the current level of activities, latent market forecasts, pro-forma financials, import competition profiles, contacts, key references and trends for hundreds of product and industry categories. Each report focuses on a particular product and region (up to seven regions per product).
Global Contact Directories: Each list covers thousands of contacts along the entire value chain: from suppliers and competitors to potential buyers. The list also covers industry players that serve each product area: publishers, information suppliers, trade associations, consultants and other professionals. Companies are further classified by their areas of business. Over 1,300 product/industry specific contact directories covers over 70 countries in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North America and Latin America. Information/Research Out Sourcing: Most of Icon Group International's when larger clients ask us to create an internal corporate reference library or information system that is maintained by Icon Group International Both stand-alone and network offerings are available.