Established in 1888, Allen s Press Clipping Bureau offers newspaper clippings coverage for daily and weekly newspapers throughout the United States. It also provides services to international newspapers. The company provides coverage through a range of sources that includes magazines, trade journals, and radio and television monitoring. It provides clippings for a variety of purposes, such as polling public opinion, action groups and government activities. It also provides clippings for checking on market competition, advertisements, and independent reporting of programs, policies and promotional ideas. In addition, the company provides archive search options. Allen Press Clipping Bureau is headquartered in San Francisco and operates branches in Portland, Ore., Los Angeles and Seattle.