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Directories & ResearchBack to top

Business Source Premier

Business Source Primer provides access to more than 2,200 business magazines and journals. This database also includes company profiles, country reports, industry profiles, and market research reports, and access to popular business magazines such as Bloomberg BusinessWeek and Forbes. 

Reference USA is an online directory featuring more than 52 million U.S. businesses, including thousands of businesses in Weber County. Information includes addresses, phone numbers and an estimate of the annual sales and number of employees. Reference U.S. also provides access to the U.S. Standard White Pages with eighty-nine million residents.
Thomas Register of Manufacturers

An online industrial directory of American manufacturers that is searchable by product/service, company name, or brand name. In addition to contact information, it also provides descriptions of each company's products and services and links their web site.

Utah BusinessBack to top

The Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development provides resources on starting or growing your business and includes a map of Utah Business Resource Centers. This site also contains detailed demographic and statistical information that could aid in the writing of business plans.


This job hunting resource provides names, addresses, and phone numbers of almost all companies in Utah. Four search methods may be used: occupation, industry, name, or company size. Searches can cover the entire state, or may be limited to a specific county or groups of counties. The site is maintained and regularly updated by Utah Workforce Services.

Small Business Development Center

This site is maintained by Weber State Univesity and provides information on small business training programs, consultation, and resource referral. It also has links to information on business and marketing plans, demographic and industry data, trade associations and general small business information.

Finance & InvestingBack to top

EDGAR Company Financial Database

The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission EDGAR database offers detailed company financial information for business and investment research. EDGAR makes available all public fillings of U.S. companies, such as annual and quarterly reports, and other documents that provide an overview of a company’s financial condition and business practices.

The U.S. government’s website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics of financial education. Combining information from twenty Federal Agencies and Bureaus this service is designed to help you make smart financial choices. Some of the topics covered include: budgeting, credit, fraud, financial planning, home ownership, investing, loans and retirement planning.

Yahoo! Finance

YAHOO!Finance is a news source for thousands of publicly traded companies. This resource provides company profiles, current and historical stock prices, financial statistics and ratios, industry information, international market data, and SEC filings.