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Sageworks is the leading source of current industry data on privately held companies. For additional information on our data or press releases, please email research@sageworks.com or call 866.603.7029 ext. 596.

Quarterly, Sageworks releases a Private Company Report, which provides a snapshot of U.S. private-company performance. The report also includes data for four key sectors (construction, retail, manufacturing, and wholesale). This report is released at 8:30am EST on the last Monday of every quarter. To receive the report by email, sign up for our data releases.

April 22, 2014 Tracking the right business metrics - Data Release
April 17, 2014 Sageworks Industry Update: Construction - Data Release
April 14, 2014 Sageworks makes sweeping enhancements to ProfitCents reporting and user experience - Press Release
April 11, 2014 Letter from Sageworks Chairman to the U.S. House Committee on Small Business - Statement
April 7, 2014 Furniture retailers’ inventories have aged in recent years - Data Release
April 1, 2014 Residential construction began 2014 on firmer footing - Data Release
March 13, 2014 Survey: Bankers Expect Higher Credit-Loss Reserves - Data Release
February 28, 2014 U.S. Trucking Companies Deliver Sales, Profit Gains - Data Release
February 11, 2014 Auto repair shops' growth stalls - Data Release
February 4, 2014 Sageworks releases Sageworks Valuation, new AICPA-compliant business valuation software - Press Release
January 31, 2014 The Private Company Report: Private companies' sales growth slowest since 2009 - Data Release
January 27, 2014 Gas station margins strongest in years - Data Release
January 27, 2014 Sageworks Surety incorporates industry database to bolster qualitative factors - Press Release
January 22, 2014 When is overhead too high? - Data Release
January 8, 2014 Privately held U.S. hotels are growing - Data Release
December 31, 2013 Industries to watch in 2014: The 10 fastest-growing fields - Data Release
December 17, 2013 10 Businesses with the highest returns - Data Release
December 10, 2013 Sales Growth Slows Significantly for U.S. Companies - Data Release
December 3, 2013 Law offices seeing fatter margins, above-average profit growth - Data Release
November 19, 2013 Physician offices’ vital signs seem strong - Data Release
November 12, 2013 Private manufacturers' sales slowing - Data Release
November 5, 2013 Private retailers seeing slowdown - Data Release
October 29, 2013 Small business sales are slowing; will margins be far behind? - Data Release
October 22, 2013 The fastest-growing industries for small business - Data Release
October 15, 2013 Agenda now available for 2nd Annual Risk Management Summit - Press Release
October 15, 2013 Amid shutdown, what non-government indicators say - Data Release
October 1, 2013 Privately held construction firms’ growth strong - Data Release
September 23, 2013 The Private Company Report: Private Companies Growing Sales at Slower Rate Than Previous Years - Data Release
September 17, 2013 Private auto dealers in third growth year - Data Release
September 10, 2013 Employers cautious on adding overhead - Data Release
September 3, 2013 Trends at privately held limited-service restaurants - Data Release
August 27, 2013 Home-related retail sales building - Data Release
August 20, 2013 Private Sporting Goods Stores Have Some Swagger - Data Release
August 13, 2013 Office supplies stores could use a boost from back-to-school shopping - Data Release
August 6, 2013 More jobs now, but where is U.S. in economic cycle? - Data Release
July 30, 2013 Law firms, other legal services see sales growth, strong margins - Data Release
July 17, 2013 Survey Release: Affordable Care Act makes it less likely that businesses will hire new employees - Data Release
July 16, 2013 Bank earnings: Look for these 3 areas of risk - Data Release
July 9, 2013 Privately held golf courses still hitting from the rough - Data Release
June 27, 2013 Sageworks Issues "The Complete Guide to the ALLL" for Financial Institutions - Press Release
June 24, 2013 The Private Company Report: Private Company Growth Continues; Service Industries Seeing Strong Sales Performance - Press Release
June 18, 2013 Private companies more creditworthy - Data Release
June 11, 2013 Summer slowdown? Maybe not for these industries - Data Releases
June 4, 2013 4 Things to know about private companies - Data Release
May 28, 2013 The Private Company Report: Private Company Likelihood of Default Improving - Data Release
May 21, 2013 Online sales tax moves could pinch some already thin margins at retailers - Data Release
May 14, 2013 Construction subsectors growing - Data Release
May 7, 2013 The most profitable businesses to start - Data Release
May 1, 2013 Sageworks hosts "Private Company Outlook" Event in NYC - Press Release
April 30, 2013 The Private Company Report: Companies Seeing Double-Digit Sales Growth - Data Release
April 26, 2013 Sageworks leads examiners in discussion of loan portfolio stress testing - Press Release
April 15, 2013 Sageworks hits 1,000,000th financial statement, 2,000,000th report milestones - Press Release
April 8, 2013 Survey release: Current economic climate discourages business investment - Data Release
April 8, 2013 Survey release: Most businesses not planning to increase hiring in 2013 - Data Release
April 2, 2013 Private accounting firms tally high margins - Data Release
March 25, 2013 The Private Company Report by Sageworks: Private Companies Grow; Strong Profit Margins for Service Industries - Data Release
March 19, 2013 Retail sales slowing but growing - Data Release
March 5, 2013 Private companies' health heading into sequestration - Data Release
February 26, 2013 Auto dealers’ margins thin but improved - Data Release
February 25, 2013 The Private Company Report by Sageworks - Data Release
February 19, 2013 State of the Union for privately held manufacturers - Data Release
February 12, 2013 Private-company workers more efficient than in years - Data Release
January 29, 2013 Changing bank portfolios and what that means for businesses seeking credit - Data Release
January 22, 2013 Juan Sistachs promoted to president of Sageworks - Press Release
January 22, 2013 Residential construction: Mild but meaningful growth - Data Release
January 15, 2013 Private companies positioned to borrow - Data Release
January 8, 2013 Slow growth industries - Data Release
January 7, 2013 The Defining Dozen: 12 Metrics CPA Firms Should Track - AICPA Insights
January 3, 2013 Industries to watch in 2013 - Data Release
December 27, 2012 Scott Ogle promoted to chief executive officer of Sageworks - Press Release
December 19, 2012 Survey Release: Fiscal cliff uncertainty weighs on business owners - Data Release
December 18, 2012 Continued sales growth for private construction companies - Data Release
December 11, 2012 Retail companies managing inventories - Data Release
December 5, 2012 In spite of inflation, private companies maintain cost levels - Data Release
November 27, 2012 Small retail companies hold out for Small Business Saturday sales - Data Release
November 20, 2012 Increasing hanger price has not hung cleaners out to dry - Data Release
November 14, 2012 Will logging industry curtail housing market? - Data Release
November 6, 2012 Survey says national debt may hurt hiring - Data Release
October 30, 2012 3Q GDP consistent with private-company trends - Data Release
October 23, 2012 Business owners could do more - Data Release
October 16, 2012 You think you hate high gas prices-Try selling the stuff - Data Release
October 9, 2012 Supermarkets face tough choices if food costs rise - Data Release
October 4, 2012 Analyzing America's Private Companies event: Private companies still growing, but sales growth slowing - Press Release
October 2, 2012 Public companies out-invested by private firms - Data Release
September 21, 2012 Private company profit margins climb - Data Release
September 20, 2012 Sageworks CEO, Chief Economist of the SBA to speak on health of private companies - Press Release
September 11, 2012 Private-company sales growth down significantly over past 12 months - Data Release
September 11, 2012 Ranchers beefing up sales, but drought threatens - Data Release
September 4, 2012 Retailers' margins explain swipe-fees spat - Data Release
August 21, 2012 Comparing private, public company trends - Data Release
August 16, 2012 Restaurant industry healthy, hiring - Data Release
August 9, 2012 Car sales cruising - Data Release
June 11, 2012 First-ever private company indicator launched by Sageworks - Press Release
May 29, 2012 Private-company sales, margin growth continue - Data Release
May 23, 2012 Sageworks engages industry leaders & financial institution executives in discussions about risk management - Press Release
May 15, 2012 Positive trends in employment services agencies - Data Release
May 7, 2012 Sageworks’ CEO Brian Hamilton speaks to FDIC examiners on the important elements of evaluating privately held companies - Press Release
May 3, 2012 New Sageworks survey finds employers are nervous & more efficient - Press Release
May 1, 2012 Is your business healthy? - Press Release
April 26, 2012 Private company sales continue to grow, GDP expected to follow - Press Release
April 25, 2012 Growth in US-based manufacturing - Data Release
April 19, 2012 Sales growth and margins vary by company size - Data Release
April 16, 2012 Sales up for private landscaping services - Data Release
April 6, 2012 March 2012 US unemployment rate vs. private company revenue growth - Press Release
March 15, 2012 A.J. Ware joins Sageworks as executive director of Inmates to Entrepreneurs - Press Release
March 9, 2012 February 2012 US unemployment rate vs. private company sales growth - Press Release