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Company Research


Most of the core databases will list a company's competitors or companies that are similar or in the same industry (regardless of whether they actually compete for the same customers).

For example, in Mergent Online:

  • For public companies: Search for the company and then click the 'Competitor' tab
  • For private companies: Select the 'D&B 20M Private Company data' tab, then Limit by SIC (industry code) and Country/City etc. to generate a list of competitors

LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations, Marketline Advantage, and CB Insights provide similar data.


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