I'm glad the information I posted answered your question.
Small companies *may* have some publicly available information --
you'll only know by looking. Not every company is required to make
Your best bet is to check with a public library, since they would
likely have access to specialty databases such as Dun and Bradstreet,
or Reference USA, which are not reaidly available to the public. The
librarian should be able to help you with this.
Two other places to check are:
1. The Secretary of State's office for the state where the business
is located. Search Google for [ corporations "New York" ] (or
whichever state you choose), and you should find the Corporations page
for the Secretary of State's office right near the top of the search
results. You can then search there for the company name.
2. Search at the Better Business Bureau, as they have quite an
extensive database of businesses as well:
Best of luck.
search strategy -- Bookmarked links, as well as my general knowledge
of business reporting.