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Business: Entrepreneurship & Small Business: Competitor Information

Competitors: Business Directories

Start by determining the major players in the industry; then identify and research smaller competitors.  Locating and researching the smaller companies is likely to be more time-consuming.  It may also involve talking directly to people within the local community who are familiar with the industry.  The sources listed here will provide starting places for your research.  For additional information sources of competitor information, see the Company Research guide.