Business Administration Web Links

Business Publications: 

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

Industry Information

  • 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.

Business Directories

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

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