You can identify competitors using a variety of business or company directories, databases, and web sites. You can often identify competitors within the same industry by searching by NAICS code or by keywords in the NAICS description.
Learn more about your target company's competitors by consulting the following sources of company profiles:
It can be difficult to identify small, local businesses in standard company directories or databases. Think outside the box and try the following resources:
Consult one of the following trade directories in order to identify companies that manufacture or distribute industrial products and services. Most directories allow you to search by company, product, or brand name, or to browse by category.