Hoovers / Dun & Bradstreet
Create custom target lists from 100M+ worldwide businesses by geography, industry, revenue, and more.
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Hoovers offers numerous ways to filter your search, and generate ideas for related firms in emerging industries. Choose from the following
Conceptual Search allows for natural language searches, for example ‘green energy’ or ‘self-driving vehicles.’ This supplements, but does not replace, search strategies using SIC and NAICS codes.
Business Signals review 1200 measures of business activity to provide insight on possible future behaviors and sentiments. Categories include: Growth, Location, Media, Operations, Ownership, Spending and Risk, Technology, Workforce, Work Place
Triggers are a single event in time, based on data from news articles, press releases, SEC and UK Companies House filings, data changes, and more. Event types include, M&A, Bankruptcy, Awards, Layoffs, Asset Increases, FDA Approval, Hiring Initiatives, Product Launches and Executive Changes.
RMA Reports in Hoovers
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Filter companies by location, size, industry, headquarters, financial criteria, and other variables. Get started with these search tips.
Hoovers and AtoZdatabases both have unique features for building target custom lists.Wondering which database to use for your research? Check out this comparison chart:
|What do you want to do?||AtoZdatabases||Hoovers|
|Create target lists by geography, industry, employee count, etc.||Yes||Yes|
|Download target lists to Excel||Yes||No|
|Search International Companies||No||Yes|
|Search Domestic Companies||Yes||Yes|
|View current job postings on each company record||Yes||No|
|Download brief company reports on all companies||Yes||Yes|
|Download detailed company reports on large companies||No||
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