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Research & analysis

Research & analyze your business idea to determine if it will be a viable venture. Find out about the trends, the sales & the size of your industry. Do your competitive intelligence. How is your business different from the competition? Who are your customers? Define the "four p's" of your business: product, price, place & promotion

Industry trends

Search your business North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code to assist in determining industry trends

Government of Canada Resources

Government of Alberta

Office of Statistics & Information

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The Business Link

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  • First Research
  • Euromonitor

Other paid resources

Consumer profiling

Statistics Canada Resources

Government of Alberta Resources

Strathcona County resources

Business profiling

Information on potential customers & competition:

Find businesses by function

Financial data

Government of Canada Resources

Industry Canada Financial Performance Data

Government of Alberta Resource

Alberta Occupational Profiles – ALIS

Business Link Software

Financial Performance Indicators – financial ratios & balance sheets
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Last updated: Monday, December 11, 2017
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