Businesses is a comprehensive database of more than 14.5 million U.S. business locations. It contains firmographic data, including the number of employees and annual sales for a given business, as well as the applicable NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) codes. Businesses can help you identify opportunities to place a new store location by detailing the size of the working population of any area. It can also be used to assess the competitive landscape by identifying your competitor's locations and their estimated sales. Businesses can even be used to develop direct marketing lists for business-to-business sales with our mailing package. The data are collected from Yellow Pages directories, chamber of commerce directories, public notices and other new business sources. The data also undergo an exhaustive telephone verification process to ensure accuracy.
Summary and Description
Below you will find a summary video (3:26) that covers product details, geographies, sources, methodology, applications and key questions about this product. This video will provide you with an overview and give you some ideas on its application.
Following the video, you will find some additional resources linked for your reference: release notes, variables list, metadata and other documents.
Businesses Release Notes - ENVISION
Businesses Release Notes - Data Delivery
Businesses Variables List
Businesses Mapping Package - Metadata
Businesses Modeling Package - Metadata
Businesses Mailing Package - Metadata
NAICS Codes and Descriptions
SIC to NAICS Codes Lookup