Business Development Solutions

The Merger & Acquisition Resource for Growing Companies

Useful Links

Industry Research:

·         www.aem.org/Trends - Association of Equipment Manufacturers – Economic trends and reports on the Construction industry

·         www.bizstats.com - Want to know the national average profitable by industry? Shows national average financial data for 120+ industries

·         www.valuationresources.com/IndustryReport.htm - Links to industry resources and data for over 350 industries

·         www.osha.gov/oshstats/index.html - What type of business would you like to acquire? - Detailed information for a specified SIC, Division, or Major Group to help you select your target industry(s)

·         http://biz.yahoo.com/industry  - Latest news on industries

·         www.manufacturing.net/index.asp?layout=AssociationsMain_V2  - Links to Manufacturing industry associations

·         www.virtualpet.com/industry/mfg/mfg.htm  - Links to industry magazines and associations for 100 industries

·         www.asaecenter.org/Directories/AssociationSearch.cfm  - Comprehensive links to industry associations (and other associations)

·         www.tsnn.com  - Want to visit a trade show to research an industry? Trade Show News Network lists detailed information on thousands of tradeshows.

 

Economic Research:

·         www.economicindicators.gov - Economic Indicators by the U.S. Department of Commerce

·         www.bls.gov - Statistics by the U.S. Department of Labor

·         www.fedstats.gov - Statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies

·         www.census.gov – Census Bureau

·         www.econdata.net – Links to +1,000 economic data web sites

·         www.selig.uga.edu – Economic indicators for Georgia

·         www.melissadata.com/lookups/index.htm – Easy to use. Demographic info by Zip Code, city, & county

·         www.statelocalgov.net/index.cfm  - Want to forecast sales? This site links to 7500 US state and local government web pages. Contact the economic development officials who can provide first-hand information on local market trends.

·         www.2chambers.com – Links to Chambers of Commerce - their economic development offices provide info on local market trends.

Contact us if you want to suggest a web site useful for industry or economic research.

Business Development Solutions

Jay Whitney, President

240 Kirkton Knoll
Alpharetta, GA 30022
770-410-7582

BDS@BizAcquisition.com