Powerful Business Information Research Tools
SBDC Consultants have access to information to help your company make smart business decisions. The research done at the SBDC is important to any business looking to start or grow. Listed below are some of the resources available at your local SBDC. Click here to sign up as a client.
Analysis Research Reports
Competitor Analysis Reports show a list of businesses in the area that are considered similar competition.
Financial Analysis Reports are a financial profile that can be used to compare to competition as well as benchmarking, evaluating loan risk, projections and budgets, valuation, and square footage analyses
Industry Sector Analysis Reports show trends, opportunities, and challenges specific to an industry.
Location/Site Analysis Reports contain information about the location of a business and the surrounding population and how they compare to other statistics.
Web Analysis Reports provide a detailed assessment of a business' web presence.
Informational Research Reports
Company Contact Information and Organizational Information Reports can give information about other companies to increase business within them.
Cultural Reports contain information about the cultural differences that may occur while doing business. They are available for all 50 states, all Canadian provinces, and over 200 countries
State/Local Information includes demographic, lifestyle, and workplace information. It is available from the Clarion SBDC for every county in Pennsylvania
Financial Information from companies that are both active and inactive listed on the NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ exchanges is available.
Mailing Lists and Sales Leads give a business a list of potential customers that fit certain criteria for a geographic area.
Forecast Research Reports
Customer and Industry Sector Forecast Reports show how the industry and the customers involved are predicted to change.
Location Forecast Reports show how business in an area is predicted to change.