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How do I use Passport (formerly GMID): Navigating

Which Search Do I Use

Search Options [After clicking on "Search"]:

• Menu Search - use to locate data by predefined categories in a hierarchical menu / followed by choice of geography

• Companies or Brands - use to find Analysis, Articles, Statistic and other Reports

• Packaging - use to locate data by predefined packaging categories in a hierarchical menu / followed by choice of geography

• Closure - use to locate data by predefined closure categories.  This is similar to packaging but includes "corks", glass stoppers and other closures / followed by choice of geography

• Advanced Text - use to locate keywords anywhere in database (needle in the haystack)

How Do I Locate Brand and Company Share

For Companies:
Step 1: Click on "Search" [You are at the "Menu Search"]
Step 2: Select "Companies or Brands"
Step 3: Select "Companies" under the Keywords box and type in a company name and "Search"
Step 4: Choose one of the owner levels; "National Brand Owner" or "Global Brand Owner"
Step 5: Choose the Companies to Browse
Step 6: Choose Industry from "Category Tree"
Step 7: Click "Now Choose Geographies" and select countries or "Predefined Selections"
Step 8: Click "See Data Now" or "Run Search" to access all content: "Results List", "Statstics" and/or "Analysis"

   

For Brands:
Step 1: Click on "Search" [You are at the "Menu Search"]
Step 2: Select "Companies or Brands"
Step 3: Select "Brands" under the Keywords box and type in a brand and "Search"
Step 4: Under "Brand Selection" select the brands located under "Choose Brands to Browse Tree"
Step 5: Click "Now Choose Categories"
Step 6: Choose Industry from "Category Tree"
Step 7: Click "Now Choose Geographies" select countries or "Predefined Selections"
Step 8: Click "See Data Now" or "Run Search" to access all content: "Results List", "Statstics" and/or "Analysis"

How Do I Locate Statistics

For Statistics:

Access statistics by selecting categories and geographies from hierarchical menus.

Step 1: Click on "Search" [You are at the "Menu Search" and are ready to select categories]

Step 2a: Expand categories under "Category Tree" [Take note that the top level of the hierarchy is "Industries" and further down "Countries & Consumers"] and select each category of interest by adding a check in the box in front of each category [Those selected will appear in the "Category Summary" to the right]
                       OR
Step 2b: Type in a keyword in the "Search Category Tree" and click on the "Filter Tree" command to locate the term within the Tree [Take note that 3 or more letters will activate the autofil feature and will provide ONLY up to 10 matches] and select each category of interest by adding a check in the box in front of each category


Step 3a: 
Click on one of the Predefined Selections on the left to select geographies
                       OR 
Step 3b: Type in a country in the "Search Geography Tree", click on the "Filter Tree" command and check the appropriate boxes                   
                      
OR
Step 3c: Expand the Geography Tree and check the appropriate boxes to make your selection

Step 4: Click "See Data Now" or "Run Search" to access all content: "Results List", "Statstics" and/or "Analysis"

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