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Market Research Resources
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Financial Statements, Industry Information, Industry Ratios
Summary
"This core resource for industry ratios & benchmarks is from RMA, a banking organization (Risk Management Association, formerly Robert Morris Associates). Arranged by NAICS code, with breakdowns by asset size of companies in an industry. Also includes brief overview of financial ratios"
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Income, Purchasing Power, Population, Commerce, Marketing Research, Zip Codes
Summary
"This resource contains accurate demographic information for every U.S. ZIP Code, based on the release of ESRI 2007/2012 projections of key population and income data. Updated variables for population, households, families, income, race, age, and consumer spending for a wide variety of products and services are included in this reference tool."
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Demographic surveys, Population, Market surveys, Consumption, Economic conditions
Summary
"Includes population and other demographic data, household data, Effective Buying Income(EBI), buying power index(BPI), retail sales and number of establishments by store group, consumer expenditure data, establishments & employment data, and occupation data. In addition, projections are provided for major categories such as population, households and retail sales."
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Ratio Analysis, US Industries
Summary
"Used to compare company financial data against industry norms and ratios. It allows users to study investment/credit risk of companies and industries, industry trends, and an individual company's strengths and weaknesses in terms of profitability and efficiency"
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Market Share, Marketing, Corporations, Commercial Products, International Business Enterprise, Service Industries
Summary
"Provides an overview of companies, products and services and cites original sources. A convenient arrangement by four-digit SIC code helps business decision makers and researchers easily access needed data for more than 2,000 entries. Each entry features a descriptive title; data and market description; a list of producers/ products along with their market share"
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Industry Codes
Summary
"NAICS is the Census Bureau's "system for classifying business establishments. NAICS replaced the SIC coding system for industries."
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Industry Information, Industry Overviews
Summary
"Core resource for US industry analysis - has in-depth profiles of more than 50 major industries. Most include tables, glossary, associations, list of selected trade periodicals and brief financial data for key corporations."
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