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CIG Center for Innovation and Growth - Entrepreneurship: Top Competitors/Industry Information

This guide will outline some of the library and outside resources available to anyone interested in exploring entrepreneurship.

Try these brief "How to find.." guides!

The following brief guides are available under the How to find... tab above:

  • Company Financials
  • Company Histories
  • Financial Ratios
  • NAICS and SIC codes
  • Top Competitors/Industry Information

Top Competitors/Industry Information

How to find a company's competitors and information about the industry in which the company operates:

Mergent First Research offers profiles of over 900 industry segments.

  • Enter search by keyword or industry code
  • Provides access to industry overviews, recent news, quarterly industry updates, industry forecasts, and more!

MarketLine Reports, which are available in Business Source Complete are an excellent source for identifying competitors.

  • Select Company Profiles under More tab
  • Enter company name, click Browse
  • Open MarketLine report (if available), and go to Top Competitors in table of contents

IBISWorld provides excellent industry data in a visual format including a list of major companies.

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