Choose your business carefully! Before you settle on one, look to see what information is available. Private companies are much harder to research than public ones. You may find a report on a company in one or more of the resources below, so it's worth checking them all. IBISWorld has industry and company benchmark data.
You may also check the website for the company to see what additional data or summaries they provide.
You may find your company in one or zero of these resources. If you find limited data, you may want to choose another company for this exercise .
The news can provide interesting details about your business.