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Marvin A. Pomerantz Business Library

ENTR:3200 Entrepreneurial Marketing

Offers links to web sites and materials that will be useful for students enrolled in Entrepreneurial Marketing

Create a list of companies with Reference USA

Looking for a list of companies in an industry?

Try searching Lexis Nexis Academic business search.  The site allows you to create a list of comanies by specific criteria including industry code, size and geographic region--state, county or city.

Simply Map

Search Simply Map to find the number of businesses operating in a State, County, Census Block or Zip code. Access to consumer behavior information, such as how many households have purchased a Honda vehicle in 2008, is also available.


Simply Map example

Economic Census

Search the Economic Census to find out how many businesses are operating in the US, a State, a City, or County.

Provides a detailed portrait of the nation's economy once every five years, from the national to the local level. Includes key industrial statistics such as the number of establishments, number of employees, payroll, and measure of output.

Google Maps

Search Google Maps to find the number of businesses operating (such as restaurants, grocery stores, copy shops) in a region.