Three RDS Business Files to Be Added to LEXIS-NEXIS

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Responsive Database Services, Inc. (RDS) and LEXIS-NEXIS have announced that three additional RDS business files will soon be added to the LEXIS-NEXIS services.

The RDS databases-Business & Industry (B&I), Business & Management Practices (BaMP), and TableBase-provide a variety of professionals and executives with facts, figures, and statistics to make more profitable business decisions. LEXISNEXIS already offers the Contemporary Women's Issues (CWI) database from RDS.

"The quality and highly focused reputation of RDS databases among corporations and academia, along with feedback from LEXIS-NEXIS' customers, led LEXISNEXIS and RDS to expand upon our existing relationship," said RDS founder and president Dick Harris. "The LEXIS-NEXIS MARKET library is an excellent place for our databases to reside, because it is the place where LEXIS-NEXIS customers go for premium files and focused contentand many of these users are not presently being reached by RDS. We see this as an important, long-term relationship and an exciting opportunity."

According to the announcement, analysts and researchers of all kinds in many diverse industries including consulting, advertising, banking/financial services, hightech, pharmaceutical, and consumer products depend on the relevant, high-quality information provided by RDS. The database provides background materials for many basic business information needs including new business research, business planning and opportunities, company profiling, competitive intelligence and strategic decision making, product development and management, M&A and investment opportunities, industry or product trend analysis, and many other applications.

RDS Business & Industry is a multi-industry database with a strong global focus on company, industry, product, and market information; it will be added this month.

B&I focuses on facts, figures, and key events affecting business as well as broader issues, trends, forecasts, and overviews, and covers over 1,000 sources including premier trade and business journals; important newsletters; and regional, national, and international newspapers. B&I also offers fact-level indexing and an enhanced title for every record. Users can easily pinpoint needed facts and figures such as market share, market size, forecasts, ranking, sales, etc. …