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Featured Database: Vivvix

April 18th, 2023

Parrish Library’s Featured Database will give you a very brief introduction to the basic features of one of our specialized subscription databases. This time we’re featuring Vivvix, formerly Ad$pender, brought to you by Kantar Group.


Vivvix provides a top-level summary of the multi-media advertising marketplace, including advertising expenditures and occurrence information for more than three million brands across eighteen different types of media.


The List of Business Databases is the alphabetical list of the databases specially selected for those in a business program of study. Access the databases off-campus with your Purdue Career Account.

Please note that there is a limit of 3 concurrent users so please remember you log off when finished.


Click Getting Started with Vivvix to see the basics of using this database.

Related Resources

Some other resources you might want to explore are:

  • eMarketer, includes research articles, analyst reports, and a database of e-business and online marketing strategies. Topics include marketing research and trend analysis on Internet, e-business, online marketing, and media and emerging technologies.
  • Mintel, includes market research reports on a variety of sectors that discuss market drivers, size and trends, segmentation, advertising and promotion, retail distribution, consumer characteristics, and market forecasts.

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