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The Investext Group Launches Industry Insider
The Investext Group, an online provider of investment research and market intelligence to the international business community, has introduced Industry Insider, an electronic collection of trade association research and analysis on CDROM. Industry Insider, written by a growing list of 65 trade associations worldwide, provides in-depth studies and analysis of specific industries and offers hard-to-find information such as growth trends, production rates, import and export data, sales figures, and other statistics.
The Industry Insider database is available via The Investext Group's Research Bank-Global Edition, a Windows-based workstation that offers original images, including all charts and graphs, on CD-ROM. Industry Insider reports can also be ordered from The Investext Group's Search On Demand service at 800/662-7878, ext. 2 (U.S. and Canada). The list of trade associations contributing research to the Industry Insider database includes the Aerospace Industries Association, National Association of Broadcasters, Electronics Industry Association, and Securities Industry Association. The company plans to sign over 100 additional trade associations from around the world by the end of 1997.
"When we talked with our customers about what kinds of information they needed to better answer their research questions, the availability of trade association research came up again and again," said Tom Moore, managing director of The Investext Group. "We are very pleased that we are able to meet our clients' needs by bringing together this valuable industry analysis into one electronic collection. …