Business Administration Web Links
Government Business Resources:
General Company Information
- Hoover's Online includes 13,500 public and private companies in the U.S. and around the world.
- CorpTech includes 45,000 public and private high technology companies.
- D & B's Companies Online includes about 100,000 public and private companies.
- Moody's Company Data (FIS Online) includes 10,000 public companies with detailed information.
- OneSource includes about 130,000 U.S. public and private parent companies and their subsidiaries. Go to Company Profiler and start with the Corporate Overview. OneSource partners with a number of other companies to provide information to its subscribers.
Company's 10K and 10Q reports
- SEC filings are also available at Edgar-Online and Who-Where. One of the easiest ways to have all three options for SEC filings is through Wall Street Research Network. Edgar-Online allows you to sort the SEC filings by form type.
Articles about the company and its marketing strategy
- ABI/Inform via ProQuest Direct -- Use the Advanced Search option, type in the company name and select "company" in the pull-down box; you may wish to include other terms in a separate field. Most recent articles are available full-text.
- OneSource -- Use Topic Search under Company Profiler for full-text news and trade association articles on a specific subject.
- Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe -- Go to Company News. Many are full-text.
- Wall Street Research Network -- search for a company, then go to Transium Business Journal Search for an overview of articles.
SIC code for the industry
- Standard and Poor's Industry Surveys includes sections on the business environment, how the industry operates, and includes good demographic information for the industry.
- Encyclopedia of American Industries
- Forbes January issue includes the Annual Report on American Industry
- Manufacturing USA
- Handbook of North American Industry
- U.S. Global Trade Outlook
Industry associations and their web sites
- Encyclopedia of Associations is a comprehensive listing of associations arranged by subject.
Industry data from the United States Census Bureau & other government agencies
Locate articles on the industry
The General Census Data
The United States Census Bureau
- Population Topics is a general guide to census population data.
- Demographic Surveys provides information about surveys other than the decennial census conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Other important government agencies and their products include:
Articles on consumers and consumer behavior