Current numbers for both the County Business Patterns and the Nonemployer Statistics are now part of the American FactFinder on the Census site. Do a GUIDED SEARCH and choose "I'm looking for information about businesses or industries."
Start with ReferenceUSA to find competitors (and prospects) by industry and location. Includes a directory of over 14 million U.S. public and private companies. (Rutgers-restricted access)
Use MarketLine for company profiles, SWOT analyses, financial deals, and market share. (Rutgers-restricted access)
Mergent Online offers up to 25 years of company financials and selected equity research for public companies around the world. (Rutgers-restricted access)
For U.S. firms, Mergent Horizon is useful for a 360 degree view of a company's competitors, suppliers, partners, and corporate customers, using a detailed hierarchical classification system for actual products and services. (Rutgers-restricted Access)
Looking for information about a private company has always been a challenge. PrivCo, is an excellent resource for business and financial research on non-publicly traded companies. It includes the synopsis of the company, M&A activities and Venture Capital deals in the industry.(Rutgers-restricted Access)
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