To succeed in a new market, you need to identify what strengths and strategies (based on the 4 P's) you could use to keep competitors from making serious inroads into your target market.
If you see a good Market Research Report, be sure to click on the right side links as shown here to get comprehensive reports on local competitors. This is the only place you will find extensive information about a local competitor.
Mintel (International Reports)
Reports on Europe or the individual countries covered will have some details about local competitors.
Most databases that provide company snapshots (contact information, list of products & services, market share, competitors and so on) also have links to current news about your company. Examples are Lexis Nexis Academic and EBSCO's Business Source Complete
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