Business Research

Starting or expanding a business takes more than just a good idea. It takes good information. SBDCs offer free research on a variety of topics that will help you make educated decisions that could mean the difference between success and failure.

Areas of research include:

  • Business formation
  • Marketing/sales data
  • Specific industry trends
  • Target market demographics
  • Identification of product line manufacturers
  • Competitors in specific geographic areas
  • General management information
  • Sources of capital
University of California, Merced
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5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
T: (209) 228-4400

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