Use the menu in the left column to find information on cultures in a country, including:
"People" section--population, language, religion, and more
"Lifestyle" section--family, housing, diet, arts, and much more
"Society" section--transportation & communications, education, and health
Arguably the best free online resource for global business information developed and hosted by Michigan State University. TIP: Select a country and the "Resources" in the left column for links to that country's government resources--great for statistics, labor regulations, costs, etc.
Encyclopedias on modern-day cultures in Asia, Middle East, Africa, as well as information on food and arts by culture (see examples below) *Useful categories to select in Gale: History, General, Business
Hover over COUNTRIES & CONSUMERS to select a consumer datapoint --Trends & Lifestyles --Income & Expenditure --Population & Homes In the resulting screen you can select your country/geography under "Analysis Finder"
**Find information about technology, social media and cell phone use under COUNTRIES & CONSUMERS-->Technology, Communications & Media
Database mostly focuses on US and UK industries, but you can find reports on consumers in other countries, such as:
*Drinking Out of the Home
*Marketing to Parents
*Asia-Pacific Retail Handbook