D & B Hoover's: Extensive profiles on major public and private companies worldwide.
Factiva: The Wall Street Journal. Other U.S. and foreign newspapers, magazines and trade journals. Company financials.
IBISWorld: U.S. Industry Reports contains in-depth surveys over 1000 industries including more than 700 NAICS industries and hundreds of specialized industry categories. Reports are usually 30-50 pages long. Reports cover industry segments, market characteristics, industry conditions, profiles of key companies, and industry outlook. There are numerous statistical tables, which can be exported to Excel. Reports are updated every four months.
PolicyMap: Data and mapping application that provides access to continuously updated data related to demographics, socio-economics, mortgages and home sales, health statistics, jobs and employment, education and more.
Polling the Nations: U.S. and international opinion polls on major issues, politics, and society.
Reference USA: Directory information on over 14 million US businesses, public and private.
Social Explorer: Provides easy access to United States demographic information from 1790 to the present.
Statista: A statistics portal that gathers data on more than 80,000 topics from a wide variety of sources. Includes market research, consumer and industry reports, and more.
Wall Street Journal Higher Education Membership: Free access to the Wall Street Journal for UGA students, faculty & staff
Chambers of Commerce websites
- May contain demographic and economic statistical data for your area
- May include a list of local chamber members. Members usually know their community's business climate quite well.
- Search Google or other search engine for the pertinent chamber of commerce. For example: “chamber of commerce” athens georgia