Official five-year measure of American business and the economy. It is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau, and response is required by law. Features operational and performance data for 4 million businesses, including large, medium and small companies representing all U.S. locations and industries.
ARTS provides national estimates of total annual sales, e-commerce sales, end-of-year inventories, inventory-to-sales ratios, purchases, total operating expenses, inventories held outside the United States, gross margins, and end-of-year accounts receivable for retail businesses and annual sales, total operating expenses, and e-commerce sales for accommodation and food service firms located in the United States
SIC and NAICS Codes
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is used to classify industry areas. These codes will help you compare data across resources, as most business-related research tools allow you to search by NAICS.