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Business Databases: Business

Find information for small business and the corporate environment.

General Business Resources

Whether you own a small business or work in a global industry, business news is your lifeblood. Use these databases to keep up with the latest business and industry trends, and people and companies.


  • Business Source Complete
  • MasterFILE Premier
  • Academic Search Complete
  • Hospitality & Tourism Index
  • Newspaper Source
  • Regional Business News


Newsbank is a great source of nationwide business news.

Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Find industry profiles, market trends, company information and more in this valuable resource.

Data Axle Reference Solutions

This database is more than just a phone book. In its business directory you can find statistical information as well as information on companies and their officers, annual sales figures, products and services, branches and more. It now features a newly opened business section as well as a jobs section.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Get a full range of industry reports and access to tools to help you design a financial plan. 

Mergent Intellect

Small Business Reference Center



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Gale Business: DemographicsNow

Gale Business: DemographicsNow connects users with a wealth of highly detailed demographic data on more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 206 million consumers—making it ideal for gaining consumer and market insight.

The product's reporting capability enables users to easily and rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports—both standard and custom—to help make informed and accurate decisions.

The demographics tool leverages Census data, consumer expenditures, retail spending, and Mosaic Lifestyle market segmentation groupings to helps users "crunch" data in easy-to-use report formats providing complete demographic information for any geographic territory—from a summary report to a comparison of up to sixteen different geographies within a single report. DemographicsNow Can Help:

  • Choose a business location
  • Research competitors
  • Analyze market size
  • Build direct marketing lists
  • Profile current and potential customers
  • Forecast trends
  • Uncover consumer buying patterns


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