Refer to your client's presentation to see who they have identified as their peers.
Use the resources below to identify key players in the industry, other competitors, and conduct company research.
Finding Companies In Your Industry With NAICS Codes
You can use these databases to look up individual companies and to generate lists of companies using detailed search criteria, such as industry (NAICS), number of employees, sales, location (country, state, city, zip code), company status (public or private), and more.
Demographics Now is a comprehensive business and residential research tool. Users can compare the demographics and market potential of United States geographies, produce comprehensive business/residential lists and detailed demographic reports, and utilize a unique mapping tool that ‘visualizes’ trends.
Search tip: Click on [PEOPLE AND COMPANIES] in the navigation bar, then select [Business List] from the [List Type] drop-down box. Build a list of companies according to criteria that you select from the options on the left side of the screen.
The ReferenceUSA database contains detailed company descriptions, corporate family trees, management directories, and competitor information for more than 20 million U.S. businesses. ReferenceUSA enables users to conduct a custom search to help identify and compare companies. Custom search options include business type, geography, business size and ownership type.
Search tip: use the Advanced Search option to customize your search.
Nexis Uni, formerly called LexisNexis Academic, contains a variety of news and specialized sources. Users may search for: regional, national, and international news publications and wire services; US state and federal cases and statutes; company profile and dossier information by company name or ticker symbol; country profiles, risk information, and news; patent information; and biographical and news information on public figures. Topical pages include Business, Criminal Justice, and Political Science. Users may register for an account to save searches and bookmark documents, add notes, collaborate with other users, and set up alerts to track new content.
Search Tip: Compile a list of companies based on a variety of criteria (NAICS code, size, geography, etc.): At the top of the Nexis Uni page, click on [Menu], select [Company Dossier], then choose [Create a Company List].