Databases by Topic: Business

In-depth coverage of companies, industries, products, executives, trades, trends and other topics. Includes First Research Industry Profiles

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Based on data collected from the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2014 Consumer Expenditure Survey, this report analyzes the demographics of household spending on hundreds of products and services. Identifies which households spend the most on those products and services and which have the largest share of spending. 

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A collection of actual business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses. For those looking for examples of how to approach, structure and compose their own business plans.

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Full-text articles covering management, economics, finance, accounting, and international business professional and trade journals. Basic Search Video Tutorial | Advanced Search Video Tutorial

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Delivers the data you need to make sound business decisions. With DemographicsNow you can analyze the demographic and market potential of any geography in the U.S. Includes mapping.

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DemographicsNow Guide (PDF - Updated Jan 2018)
Mosaic Grand Index (spreadsheet with detailed group and segment information)

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View current issues of the Denver Business Journal, the latest business news and the Book of Lists; search the archives of Business Journals throughout the country.

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Magazines and journals focused on small business. Video Tutorial

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Industry profiles, analysis and forecasts. Updated regularly.
Search First Research Industry Profiles

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Research, analyze and compare companies and industries with industry rankings, profiles, market share data, company histories and more.. Video Tutorial

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Access to the vast array of lynda.com instructional training. Inspires anyone to learn the latest software, creative, and business skills. Find bite-size tutorials for immediate problem solving or comprehensive courses on hundreds of topics. For professional development and personalized, self-paced learning. Sign in with your library card account.

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Business and Residential directories, as well as a job searching tool that includes related guides. Find company info by name, geographic location and industry; residential listings by name, address, city, state or zip code or reverse lookup. Includes: US Businesses, US Consumers/Lifestyles for residential listings, Canadian Businesses, Canada White Pages, and US Healthcare to find physicians and dentists. Video Tutorial

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The authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Historical editions (1878-2012) available from the U.S. Census Bureau.

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Tabular data on companies, industries, products and demographics now available from Business Insights: Global

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