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Small Business: Company Overviews

A guide for small business research.

Identifying Competitors

Business resources identify industry competitors in different ways:

  • Top companies by sales/revenue
  • Major players by market share
  • Companies by industry code (NAICS or SIC)

These resources can help you find companies within an industry.

Company Profiles & Directories

To find profiles and other information about a company, such as its history, product lines, customer base, key suppliers, management team, strategy, and competitors, use the following resources. ReferenceUSA is the best resource for researching smaller, private companies.
 

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