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MarketLine (Database Instruction)

MarketLine is a business information database with an interactive platform that accesses reports, statistics and market analysis on the automotive, consumer, energy, financial services, healthcare, and technology sectors.

Search by Keyword

To search for information using a keyword (A), type your search phrase into the main search bar and click Search (C).
It will search All Research (B) by default, you can choose other limiters from the drop-down (B) before searching. 

Primary search bar on MarketLine database

Search Terms

When searching, try using a combination of the basic sector, geography, and content type terms.


Aerospace and Defense; Agriculture and Forestry, Automotive; Business and Consumer Services; Chemicals; Construction & Real Estate; Consumer Goods; Energy and Utilities; Financial Services; Government and Non-Profit Organisations; Industrial Goods and Machinery; Media & Digital Entertainment; Metals and Mining; Papers & Packaging; Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare; Retail, Wholesale & Foodservice; Telecoms & IT; Tourism, Leisure & Hospitality; Transportation, Infrastructure & Logistics. 


Asia-Pacific; Europe; Middle East and Africa; South and Central America; North America, Global.

Content Type

Analysis; Companies; Deals; News.

View Search Results

After completing a search, the results page containing all content matching your keyword search will be displayed.
Two tabs at the top of the results offer to switch between Search results set to grid view.Grid View and List View (A).



Set to Grid View (A)  the results will be organized into different sections per the information type e.g. Industry Profiles, Industry Profile Archives, Companies, News, etc.



Search results set to list view.



Set to List View (B) the results will appear in one continuous list, with a symbol* in the upper right corner of each entry denoting the information type, e.g. Industry Profiles, Industry Profile Archives, Companies, News, etc.



The following symbols denote the content type when viewing results in List View.

Icon for analysisAnalysis


Icon for CompaniesCompanies


Icon for dealsDeals


Icon for newsNews



Left side navigation menu refinements: Sector, Geography, Content Type, Date.

Search results can be narrowed with an additional keyword search or by using the Refinements (filters) on the far left side of the page. The left column offers options to filter for Sector, Geography, Content Type or Date.