Business

Business Blends: Sizing Your Market Using DemographicsNow

Tuesday, November 18, 6 PM
This search tool connects users with a wealth of highly detailed demographic data that spans the entire United States and Canada--making it ideal for gaining consumer and market insight for opening a business, finding an untapped audience for products/services, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and much more.
Enjoy light refreshments and information on important aspects of your business, whether brick-and-mortar, virtual or home-based.

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Is there a business-related program that you would like to have us present here at the Library? Please contact the Business Librarian at llaning@helenplum.org

Term of the Day:CAPITALISM

Economic system based (to a varying degree) on private ownership of the factors of production (capital, land, and labor) employed in generation of profits. It is the oldest and most common of all economic systems and, in general, is synonymous with free market system.

NEW BOOKS: October 2014 Business Collection

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It's Good Business to Use the Library

Helen Plum Library has a lot to offer for you and your business.
FREE ACCESS to Library Resources: Research databases like Business Insights, Demographics Now, and the Small Business Resource Center.
Use AtoZ Database to find information about corporate locations and executives, and to find potential clients from new homeowners listings.


Business Cards

A LIBRARY CARD for yourself and your employees? If you are a business owner in Lombard you qualify for a business library card which would give you access to the extensive resources the library has to offer our business community. This includes access to all of the databases offered by the library from your link to the library website 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. A business library card is good for three years.





Lael Laning, Business Librarian
llaning@helenplum.org

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ONLINE RESOURCES
AtoZdatabases
Chicago Tribune
Morningstar Investment Research
Public Records
Small Business Resource Center
Value Line Investment Research


Business and Finance Gateway for Online Business Research. New ebook titles have been added to the Library Research center, 2014.


WEBSITES
Small Business Association
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Best of Business websites
Starting a business in Illinois
Illinois Fact Sheets
Entrepreneur.com



Read or listen to your favorite business titles on your computer or digital device found in Overdrive under "Business and Careers."


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Lombard Chamber of Commerce
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