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Demographics, Company Profiles, and Reports

Business Insights: Essentials -- LAPL Library Card required (An E-Card, available online with an L.A. address)
Business Insights: Essentials brings together in a single database company profiles, company brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies, and periodicals.

California Demographics Reports
Research and analysis based on census data from 1990, 2000, and 2010.

County Business Patterns
Annual series from U.S. Census Bureau provides national economic data by industry and county, uses SIC and NAICS classification systems.

Demographics Now (Gale) -- LAPL Library Card required (An E-Card, available online with an L.A. address)
Search for an individual, a friend, a relative or create a market research list from over 206 million people. Search for an individual company or create a mailing list of multiple companies from over 23 million businesses households! Access a demographic report on any geography - or compare multiple geographies - for information including income, housing, race, age, education, retail spending, consumer expenditures, businesses and more.

Economic Census
Profiles the U.S. economy every 5 years, from national to local level providing business statistics, data by SIC and NAICS.

General Business File ASAP (Gale) -- LAPL Library Card required (An E-Card, available online with an L.A. address
Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends in management, economics and politics. A combination of broker research reports, trade publications, newspapers, journals and company directory listings are included.

Million Dollar Database -- Accessible from an LAPL Branch only --like across the street
14 million business company records that include the information from California Manufacturer's Register and D&B Microcosm. Detailed company profiles with full criteria for location, industry, size and contact information.

Mint Global -- Accessible from an LAPL Branch only --like across the street
Information on over 7 million top international and domestic, public and private companies.

ReferenceUSA Business Database -- LAPL Library Card required (An E-Card, available online with an L.A. address)
Over 14 million U.S. businesses searchable by name, industry, SIC, geographic location and size. Research executives and companies, find new business opportunities, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research, and more.

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage -- LAPL Library Card required (An E-Card, available online with an L.A. address)
Contains descriptive and financial data on U.S. and non-U.S. corporations. Three files are provided: Executives, Private Companies, and Public Companies.

Statista
Statistics Portal where specialists manually analyze, audit and update each of their statistics. Sign up for a free account.

 

United States Statistics, Research and Analysis

U.S. Census Bureau

American Customer Satisfaction Index

American FactFinder

Census Scope

National Center for Education Statistics

Occupational Outlook Handbook, produced by the U.S. Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor Statistics

Pew Internet & American Life Project, produced by the Pew Research Center, a reliable nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world

U.S. Department of Agriculture - Economic Research Service: State Fact Sheets

U.S. Statistical Abstract (up to 2012)

Social Statistics Briefing Room (White House) - view archived versions for Bill Clinton and George W. Bush; discontinued by Barak Obama

Global Statistics, Research, and Analysis

Alteryx Analytics Gallerys, formerly FreeDemographics, now a paid service with a free demo
Bizjournals
Clickz Network
CNET
Foreign Trade Information System
Know This: Virtual Marketing Library
Market Research Society
Marketing Research Library at mrlibrary.com
Market Research Library at buyusainfo.net
Population Reference Bureau
World Trade Organization

Otis Databases of Interest

ebrary
ELibrary
WGSN StyleSight
EBSCO Host OmniFile Full Text
ProQuest
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