BusinessDecision Academic provides reliable data and graphic reports to support research and class projects, including development of business, strategic, and marketing plans and demographic analysis for other fields such as public health, urban planning, sociology and public administration. Using BusinessDecision Academic, researchers can evaluate potential sites for new stores, clinics or service centers; analyze trade areas; evaluate market penetration; perform competitive analyses and more – all without the need for specialized GIS training. Use the Tapestry Segmentation Guide to narrow and refine your search.
The online version of the classic Encyclopedia Britannica that also includes web links, select articles and access to Webster's Dictionary. It also includes access to the World Data Analyst which provides comparative statistical country data.
Quantitative facts about the United States dating from the early history of our country to the present. Data is gathered from a variety of sources, including the U.S. Census. Users can develop reports and export data using Excel and other .csv-compatible programs. Cross-indexing and fully-searchable tables, table documentation and commentary are key features of this resource.
IBISWorld is the largest web-based industry research provider covering over 1300 US industries, which encompasses 97% of the US economy. We publish all of our industry reports at the 5-digit level of the NAICS code – all delivered via our website. IBISWorld’s industry research includes industry performance, forecasts, products/services, competitive landscape, major companies, operating conditions and more. All charts within a report can be exported to Excel and all graphs can be copy and pasted into any Word report. IBISWorld reports are used widely in courses of Accounting, Finance, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Economics and Supply Chain Management.
Mergent Intellect delivers comprehensive company, industry, and market intelligence. This database covers 12 million companies, and provides in-depth coverage of 25,000 of the world's top business enterprises. Includes tools for building and downloading reports.
Statista is a statistics and demographics repository with over 1,000,000 data sets. Though this source focuses heavily on industries, it also includes social and health data.
Full topic list is here: http://www.statista.com/topics/archive/
The data sets can be downloaded into Excel and the basic graphs and charts representing each data set can be downloaded into PPT and PDF.
A variety of bibliographic citation styles are offered for each data set.