Monday, March 19, 2018

Auto Sales - Markets Data Center - WSJ US

Wall St. J.  Market share by manufacturer + a lot more.

Friday, March 16, 2018

I'm off & away until April the meantime...

May your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.

          Happy St. Patrick's Day!

The World Economy - Books - OECD iLibrary

Two reference works:
The World Economy: A Millennial Perspective,1900- 2001
The World Economy: Historical Statistics, 1-2001 AD  (NOT A TYPO). This new edition contains Statlinks, a service providing access to the underlying data in Excel� format.
By economist Angus Maddison

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

24/7 Wall St. News

Hit Business . w/ links to 5 other news sources, including Huffington & Zacks.

Activ8 Recruitment & Solutions

Japanese companies in US list bilingual positions.  Search by location or category.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Friday, March 09, 2018

12 Marketing Trends 2018

The Direct Marketing Ass'n.  The full report requires membership + fee.
Hit the Innovation tab for stats, research & case studies.

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Global Resource Directory

 globalEDGE: "Your source for Global Business Knowledge"

" offers a rich collection of thousands of international business- and trade-related resources, which we have selected for their content and usability and organized into the categories below to facilitate your research."

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

The Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 |

World Economic Forum  " a framework and a corresponding set of indicators in three principal categories (subindexes) and twelve policy domains (pillars) for 137 economies."

Monday, March 05, 2018

State Data Center (SDC) US Census

w/ links to must-have databases, e.g. American Fact Finder + more. AND don't fail to check out Tools & Data.  Super/
and a preview of questions for the 2020 census.

Saturday, March 03, 2018

fDi Investors of the Year

Most active global investors, by company, region.
by FDI Intelligence.   (Financial Times)

Thursday, March 01, 2018

UNECE Statistical Database

UN © United Nations Economic Commission for Europe 
Stats are mostly up-to-date.       

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

World Bank Open Data |

"Free and open access to global development data"

Monday, February 26, 2018

International Database. U.S. Census Bureau

Demographics, Country profiles, rankings, forecasts.

2017 Update.

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.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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

Red Herring

Disregard the error message; scroll down to the list of top 100 winners: N. America, Asia, Europe. Global.

Privately held "game-changing" companies

Click on the menu top right for news.
Red Herring, inc.

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