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Small Business Snapshots

Our popular (and free!) market research reports cover industry trends, market statistics, customer demographics, recent business articles, and links to industry trade associations. A complete alphabetized archive appears in the sidebar to the right.

Beauty Salon 2012

Comb through our updated Beauty Salon and Hair Care services market report, with trends, links, business plan templates, and more.

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Convenience Store 2012

Get our latest market research report on the “C-Store” business — trends, business plan templates, industry links and more.

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Bar Business 2012

Our latest market research report on the Bar & Nightclub Business — trends, business plan templates, and other help with opening your dream bar or nightclub.

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Full Service Restaurant Business 2012

Be sure to get your fill as we dish out the latest trends, industry news, business plan templates and other helpful resources and links for the restaurant business.

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Janitorial Services Business 2012

Clear the cobwebs of confusion about the commercial cleaning business with our latest market research report.

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Bookstore 2012

Skim the latest bookstore trends, sales data, bookshop customer profiles, bookstore business plans, and other helpful bookstore links.

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Coffee Shop 2012

We filter the latest info & links on coffee shop trends, sales, customer spending habits, business plan templates and more!

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Surety Bond Industry

Surety bonds are a critical success element to virtually every small business owner. Without them, buildings would not be built and small businesses would not be able to occupy their lease spaces.

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Web-based Business Tools

We had an opportunity to speak with Jake Villareal, Chief Marketing Officer of Apptivo. We interviewed him to find out about the advantages of web based business management tools for small businesses. We also spoke with Robert Ardell, CEO of Unclevic.com to find out what his experience was like using such tools. Sean: Jake and […]

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Fine Arts Industry

The Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation sector includes a wide range of establishments that operate facilities or provide services to meet varied cultural, entertainment, and recreational interests of their patrons.

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Organic Food Wholesalers

Today’s lifestyles define organic as more than just your neighborhood farmer’s market.

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Mobile Food Vendors

NAICS: 722330, SIC: 5812 By Theresa Ehrlich Street vendors no longer just sell hot dogs, tacos and snow cones. Today you can get anything from freshly prepared sushi rolls to grass fed organic hamburgers. Street food is having a significant impact on food culture. Professional chefs are leaving their restaurants to open their own trailers. […]

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Collectibles

If you love beautiful things from the past, an antique dealership business may be a good business for you. As an antique dealer, you will find, appraise, purchase and sell antiques either from your home, through a warehouse, a catalog, or a small shop, and now even through the Internet.

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Organic Food Retailers

The simple definition of organic crops in the United States is defined as “crops that are raised without using synthetic pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, or sewage sludge fertilizer, and they have not been altered by genetic engineering.”

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Wireless Telecommunications Carriers

Meanwhile, technology is advancing so rapidly that wireless device manufacturers are constantly producing “top of the line” devices influencing consumers to keep up with the “Smartphone” trend.

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