Saturday, February 24, 2018

The 2018 World's Most Innovative Companies |

 Top 50.   Co. profiles + news stories     
Fast Company

By Rank; By Sector.  (38 sectors)

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Worldwide Trade Show Calendar |

The Tradeshow Network Marketing Group

              (Thanks, Jennifer Boettcher)

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Interbrand - Best Global Brands Annual

A different methodology and info selection from Forbes brand list.

Sunday, February 18, 2018

2017 Year-End Music Report Nielsen

"examines the trends shaping the music industry with definitive consumption figures and charts"  33 pages
May require free registration 

Saturday, February 17, 2018

Salaries . Compensation. Jobs. US

Glassdoor    Free"Know your worth" estimate/
Plenty of library jobs here.

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Videos – Business database instruction

Chad F. Boeninger, Ohio U. generously shares his instructional videos for using  business databases.  Thanks!

See also:  Setup for making instructional videos

Ask Congress to #FundLibraries

Look up your representative.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Marketing Fact Pack 2018 |

"our annual guide to marketers, media and agencies"   Ad Age
free registration required

Monday, February 12, 2018

Dow Jones - 100 Year Historical Chart | MacroTrends

That's not all.  a heap of other charts, including S%P performance.

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Global Recycling Network -

Waste Management and Solid Waste Recycling

"Providing services and information for the recycling industry worldwide. "

Business Journal List

Ranks business journals by citations & "impact."  ranking methodology not disclosed.   Georgia Southern U.
(Thanks Clement Lau)

WTO - Trade profiles

World Trade Org.   | Economic research and analysis gateway -  

 "a quick source for national and trade statistics of WTO members and countries which are in the process of negotiating WTO membership."  Annual, 2005 - current.  

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The Fintech Finance 40 | Institutional Investor

Institutional Investor’s third annual Fintech Finance 40.
Focus:  Executive Profiles, their firms & news -
Scroll down for the Numbered list.

Friday, February 09, 2018

The Top 100 Health Clubs of 2016 US

2015 data.  will keep an eye out for update.
Revenue, # of sites, more.  nice spreadsheet format.
by Club Industry "an Informa business"

Thursday, February 08, 2018

IMF Data - Int'l Monetary Fund

"Access to Macroeconomic & Financial Data"
Int'l Financial Statistics is just one of 42 datasets

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

Just a note....

Hi fellow bizrefers - I check these posts regularly for updates and demises.  So....for example-  Internet World Stats was posted 7/22/2014 but is still updated annually.  Carry on!    t

(Let me know if you uncover a clunker- thanks)

The 25 Biggest IT Companies On The 2017 Fortune 500

CRN Magazine,   Brief Co. info

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

TOP500 Lists | TOP 500 Supercomputer Sites

"The fiftieth TOP 500 list of the fastest supercomputers in the world"
"Using Linpack benchmark"

Monday, February 05, 2018

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Friday, February 02, 2018

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Country Summaries | Fragomen

"Each summary includes key information on business visits, employment authorization, penalties for noncompliance and accompanying dependents."  (by a private co. specializing in immigration law.)

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Monday, January 29, 2018

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Global Emerging Markets 2018 Outlook | Martin Currie

interview w/KIM CATECHIS       Head of Global Emerging Markets

Saturday, January 27, 2018

PPI Tech Job Index 2017: States - US

Progressive Policy Institute:  by state or local area.  Shows the increase in tech and tech-enabled jobs from 2010 to 2016

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Existing Home Sales NAR

National Ass'n of Realtors. Quarterly home sales by metro area
+other data,such as commercial real estate intelligence.

Public Libraries Briefcase by RUSA. BUSINESS

 Reference & User Services Association Published by the Business Reference in Public Libraries Committee. ALA.

A business reference guide/bibliography. thanks, Ed Rossman .

Monday, January 22, 2018


Nikkei Asian Review  "the biggest and fastest-growing companies from 11 economies across the continent"  W/  links to company info.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

Statistics | Insee France

Statistics | Insee
Vive le France. up to date numbers for just about everything.
A  keeper!

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Global Terrorism Database

"Information on more than 170,000 Terrorist Attacks"
U. of Maryland.

Monday, January 15, 2018

Company List: NASDAQ, NYSE, & AMEX Companies

"Browse by name, region, industry, or exchange and then add filters to narrow your search"
links to company info and news

Thursday, January 11, 2018