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A business is an organization involved in the trade of goods, services, or both, with consumers.

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Free database or API of all North American businesses

I'm looking for a free/open source downloadable database/API of all the businesses in North America. The sort of data that I'm looking for includes: name, address, industry, email address, website, ......
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Clickstream sample dataset

I am looking for some web traffic or clickstream dataset, ideally from an ecommerce website. I like to do some analysis on purchasing pattern if possible. For example: visit duration, conversion, ...
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Where can I find examples of open data being used in business?

I'm not looking for apps built in hackathons - but examples of open data used in real business, or even better businesses built around open data itself (commercial entities that make money, not non ...
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Job satisfaction data

Are there any datasets available freely online without restrictions that include individual level responses to questions about job satisfaction? Ideally, I'd be interested in a datafile that included ...
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FedBizopps Raw Data - API

I'm trying to locate the raw data from FedBizOpps or an API to the daily information. On their site they provide a link, but the page is a 404. Is there a way to download all active electronic ...
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What is the best source for finding what businesses have opened/exist/closed in a given geographical area?

Is there a a standard source for finding out what businesses (with brick and mortar locations) exist in a geographical area (particularly in the U.S.)? This doesn't necessarily have to be a ...
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Transactional data over multiple years (Customer ID, Date, Price)

To build models to predict customer behavior, I am searching for transactional data over multiple years (i.e. > 3 years). My focus is to assess the quality of long-term predictions, thus the longer ...
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Open Address Data for Restaurants

I am looking for any open data set that maintains restaurants (or places in general) with their address. If a place closes I am hoping this database will reflect that quickly.
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A dataset of resumes

This is a question I found on /r/datasets. Does OpenData have any answers to add? I'm looking for a large collection or resumes and preferably knowing whether they are employed or not. Does such a ...
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Need sample E-commerce order data

Is there any sample data for Ecommerce orders? What I need is Order no, Customer details, address, ratings by same customer, delivery times etc. I need it this for data analysis project i am doing. ...
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Where to find number of companies by year revenue?

I'm trying to find number of companies which reach a certain scale of revenue per year. For example in USA is x companies with revenue $100k-$1M, y companies with revenue $1M-$10M, z companies in ...
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Cloud providers performance dataset

I need to perform some machine learning algorithms on a data set that contains cloud providers' performance. I need some of the following information : availability, input/output per second, max ...
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Data on business locations [closed]

I am working on an app for the iPhone right now. It involves using location data of local businesses. I was wondering if it would be better to either create a web crawler or buy the data from ...
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Internal company data: policy and documentation

Does anyone know of any examples of companies that have published their internal documentation and policies, or a handbook. Things such as: Workflow Communication guidelines Corporate identity ...
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Where can I find a dataset that lists all the businesses and their addresses operating in a given city?

At one point I had an idea for a localized web site specifically focusing on a single city. I spoke to several people within that city's government, and it was clear that there was no one single place ...
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Where to find data on Australian business types and locations?

There are numerous Australian government websites which manage businesses, including: Australian Business Register Australian Securities and Investments Commission Business.gov.au ABN lookup ...
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Where can I find project risk management data?

Where can I find project risk management data, including assignment risks and historical occurrences of identified risk managing projects?
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Mapping Business Hours

I'm looking to map business hours for a given city in the USA to show the number of businesses open by time of day. Is there a way to get, at the least: {business name, business type, opening hours, ...
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Full list of LinkedIn endorsements

Do LinkedIn share their full list of endorsements? Is there a similar dataset of work skills, technologies, abilities and interests?
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Is there a data set listing which pharmacies have self-checkout lanes?

I am interested in observing the rise of the self-checkout lane. Is there a data set that shows the addresses of pharmacies (not companies, actual establishments) that have self-checkout lanes and ...
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How do I find data that helps US businesses export their products?

Are there data sets out there that have data about exporting products and services overseas? I want to build an app that helps U.S. businesses increase their international sales.
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Business performance data of web company like number of employees, revenue etc

Is there a dataset describing the #employees, #customers, revenue, investment etc for web company such as google, mozilla, yahoo, facebook? WIKI has few information like #employees, revenue. Querying ...
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Looking for database of US companies

Crunchbase looks most promising but they seem to be payware. Are there any free datasets of companies (established business & startups) to do some data science analysis? Ideally, the data should ...
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Can I share informations from USA company register?

I want to start my own directory website. Can I use informations from SEC.gov | Company Search Page and add to my website? Is it legal?
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XLS or CSV Historic EDGAR CIK list, for a specific state?

I'm searching for historic business physical addressees for California, I've found that the CIK header for EDGAR states the company name and address. Is there a method to download a file with all the ...
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Where to get average US profit by industry?

I'm looking more for average profits of small businesses per year, which are 99.7% of the US businesses, as defined by the SBA. The BLS.GOV website has a lot of data by industry, but I couldn't find ...
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Resolve company name / TLD to industry?

Where can I find a comprehensive data set of U.S. companies with their respective industries and internet top level domains (TLDs), if any? Such as the Fortune 500 list... Company Name Website ...
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Standing and seating capacity of clubs, bars and restaurants

I'm looking for a dataset containing the following: Name of the business (I'm mostly interested in clubs, bars and restaurants) if possible along with its location Standing and seating capacity I'm ...
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Database of French companies

Where can I download a database of all French businesses? It must be free, and contain as much details as possible about each company.
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what are the best ways to build / scrape an open-sourced data set of a retailer type (e.g. tobacco retailers?)

I'm a public health epidemiologist, and this question has come up in a number of contexts. I've heard tell of people using Google or Yelp for limited uses, but we'd be building state-wide datasets of ...
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List of organization names

I am looking for a dataset containing: organization names Optionally: abbreviation of the organization name location of the organization (e.g., in which state) size of the organization (e.g., ...
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Where can I get NY small businesses data, including revenue, number of employees etc?

I'm helping a nonprofit reach small businesses in NY. Looking specifically for revenue, number of employees, type of business and ethnicity of the owner. Is there any place I can find such information?...
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Business Name to NAICS Code Mapping

I am looking for a way to map business name + address to NAICS code. Found few government sites like follows: http://www.thinkkentucky.com/kyedc/kpdf/All_Facilities_Alpha.pdf http://www.rcgov.us/...
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Database of Press Releases

Is there a corpus of business/corporate press releases? I'm looking for a collection of releases like these, but from any corporation whatsoever: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20161209005816/...
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What are the most comprehensive examples of businesses making strategy, marketing and performance data publicly available?

Everpix recently gave an interesting look (https://github.com/everpix/Everpix-Intelligence) into the shuttered startup by providing everything from pitch decks to website analytics and subscription ...
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Are there any open data sources on business strategy?

I am looking for data on strategy selection and impact on financial results. Data from the strategy models used in the analysis would also be very useful indeed. Most of the data I can find is in '...
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Where do I get data on newly formed businesses in the US?

Is there a gov API or dataset that I can get, on newly formed businesses? Data like biz name, address, tax ID, owner name, type of business (restaurant, laundromat...) etc?
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Consumer Demographics for Individual Products

I am hoping to find a dataset of consumer demographics for individual products (e.g., age, gender, income, education level). For example, say 40% of people with an Iphone are women, 32% are between ...
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Largest employers in each US Congressional district

I would like to find a data set showing the largest employers, by number of employees, in each US Congressional district. Something like the top five or ten in each district would be ideal.
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Data request: how long do consumers wait for certain discounts, savings, and bargains?

I'd like to know where I can find data regarding consumers' willingness to wait for discounts, bargains, savings, and so forth. Units can be in time, or in time per discount percent, etc. Related ...
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Open data sources similar to the Workplace and Employee Survey (WES)

I've read some interesting analysis papers based on the Workplace and Employee Survey (WES), however it seems the data for this survey is not open to the public: http://www.rdc-cdr.ca/datasets/wes-...
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Looking for an e-commerce backend dataset

Does anybody know of a data set that has been open sourced that contains significant (or all) the tables from and e-commerce backend. Examples could include: A small store (like a pet store) A non-...
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Data set of Online Store's Customers' Transaction Web Logs?

How can web log transaction dataset of customers for my research be obtained?
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Telecommunications Spending Data for Businesses

I wasn't 100% sure if this was the right community to ask this in, this community was recommended to me. Is there a database or source where I can find how much businesses spend on their ...
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looking for data source: all businesses in USA

I'm looking for a source where I can download all business telephone listings (yellow pages) in the USA. Does anyone know where I might find such a data set? Ideally, I'd like to be able to get ...
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Cyberattacks on Small- Medium Business?

Does anyone have a dataset of type of cyber attack, amount of attacks and damage on SME's? Edit: The possible duplicate Public Datasets on Data Breach didn't really help me because it's about ...
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Data about indian businessmen

I am doing a social network analysis of Indian politicians and Businessmen. I found the biodata of Indian politicians on Indian parliament websites. Are there any datasets / sites giving the same for ...
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Margin of software resellers

I am looking for data about the typical margins taken by software resellers. A software reseller takes a packaged software and sells them to their clients. Additional installation/integration ...
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Search for basic business-related Open Data standards

What data standards, schemas or models are available to basic business/hr funcitons? For example, a model for employees with information including address, contact information, metadata pertaining ...
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Seeking global list of registered businesses

Is there a list somewhere of all registered businesses (both big and small globally) which is free? I have a list of orders from a list of companies with addresses and i wish to attempt to match the ...