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Business Research Databases

First Research
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First Research industry reports offer extensive industry research written from an objective business perspective to help you become a trusted industry advisor. With industry statistics and industry news updated monthly, First Research industry profiles offer the most timely and recent industry information on more than 1000 top industry segments.

Each report consists of key statistics and analysis on market and competitive landscape characteristics, operat¬ing conditions, business challenges, industry trends, current and historical industry growth, and more. These features, plus our sales call preparation questions and industry forecasts, help you make more informed busi¬ness decisions in less time. Many reports also include a global industry analysis.

Hoover's Online
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Hoover's Online is a premier source of business information. Providing comprehensive up-to-date information through a global database of over 85 million companies, 85 million decision makers and 1000 industries. Hoover's Online not only deliver real-time business insight, but includes tools for advanced customization, searches and list-building.

Mergent Online
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Mergent Online delivers a suite of comprehensive financial information with the accuracy, timeliness and transparency that is absolutely essential in today's marketplace. Mergent Online offers detailed insight into company and industry research, both historical and current for both U.S. and international businesses. It's truly one of the most complete historical financial databases available today, and includes global company financials, D&B private company financials, Investext snapshot financials and equity research reports. All of this is backed by state-of-the-art technology to provide our users with a distinct competitive edge.

Reference USA GOV
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Select from a menu of searchable databases in the InfoUSA family of databases: US Businesses, with 14 million company listings; US residential, with 210 million households listed; New Movers, with more than 15 million new residential listings; New Businesses, with over 2.6 million new business listings. Create prospective customer or potential competitor lists by SIC or NAICS codes, geographic area, size of company by number of employees or sales, executive title and more. Ability to do radius searching is helpful for sales cold calls. Results are downloadable to Excel for creation of mailing labels and customized letters.

Click to access - SimplyMap

Do you need to know who could be your customers and where they live? Do you need to know where you should locate your business? Simply Map is a powerful demographics database that is easier to use than ever. You can create professional-quality maps and reports using demographic, business and marketing data. Simply Map includes all the census data (you don’t have to navigate census.gov anymore) with projections for the future. Additional variables include consumer expenditure, market segments, retail sales and other data. Simply Map covers the entire United States all the way down to individual census blocks. SimplyMap has instructional wizards that walk you through a step-by-step tutorial of each feature and how to use it. The wizard is designed to help you create professional-looking thematic maps and reports in the shortest time possible.