Key Business Ratios provides access to competitive benchmarking data, featuring 14 key business and financial ratios for public and private companies in 800 lines of business. Contains industry balance sheet and income statement information along with financial ratios organized by SIC codes. … Continued
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This guide shows the best places to look for consumer demographics and demand, market research and industry reports, for the specialty apparel retail industry. Use the resources to understand local retail demand in an area and understand competitors in the industry. … Continued
Occasionally I have had questions from people researching the disposable income or purchasing power of high school students. This kind of information is typically hard to find, as most of the sources that I know of that track spending and income start at the age of 18. However, a quick search in Mintel Oxygen yields … Continued
About So you fashion yourself an entrepreneur and would like start a new business. Before you go to the bank to get your loan, you’ll want to thoroughly research the industry, your potential competitors, your potential customers, as well as your local market. When doing your research, you’ll want to make sure you have answers … Continued
About My friends in the Business Cluster are working on a research project that addresses the amusement park industry. The resources found on this page should provide them with an excellent start to finding good information for the industry. Note that business resources can be a bit challenging to cite in APA format, so take … Continued
About The purpose of this guide is to point business researchers to some key resources when researching the wine industry. While not entirely comprehensive, this guide does list several of the key and highly recommended resources when analyzing the industry and researching the companies in the industry. I’ve listed the databases and resources below, with … Continued
Like a post-game press conference with a coach talking about the successes and failures of his team, public companies also discuss their successes, earnings, initiatives, and failures with analysts. These quarterly earnings conference calls are recorded as print transcripts, and can be found in Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis-Nexis Academic).
My friends in the Business Cluster are working on a research project that requires them to research the radio industry and some key companies within the industry. The resources found on this page should provide them with an excellent start to finding good information for the project. Note that business resources can be a bit … Continued
If you’re starting a new business, you will want to understand who your ideal customer will be. You can use Simmons data to understand consumer demographics for customers of specific products or brands, or for those who engage in a particular activity.
If you have a business idea that you are looking to pitch, you’ll want to understand the local market and consumers in the area. This video demonstrates how to find consumer demand for products and services, consumer demographics, and competitors in a prospective business location, using SimplyAnaltics.
If you’re looking to open a new business, you’d be wise to research the industry trends in your desired location. This video demonstrates how to find competitors, startup market share, cessation rates, total sales, and more for industries in specific locations using Bizminer.
About My friends in the Business Cluster are working on a research project that addresses the video game development and publishing industry. The resources found on this page should provide them with an excellent start to finding good information for the industry. Note that business resources can be a bit challenging to cite in APA … Continued
This video demonstrates how to use PrivCo to find companies that have received venture capital funding by location and by industry. You can use this data to find potential venture capital investment, or to find companies who might have jobs available.
S&P Stock Reports are a favorite of many business researchers when looking for concise, up-to-date analysis of a company. This video demonstrates how to find those reports, as well and other stock/equity reports, in Investext via the Mergent Online database.
MarketLine reports give a good introduction to a company, and can be especially useful for novice business researchers. The reports contain financial information, executive biographies, SWOT Analysis, and more. This video demonstrates how to find the reports in Investext, using the Mergent Online database.