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Looking up a company
Use these sources to find basic facts and financials about a particular company, or to create a list of companies in a given industry.
HINT: these are in order by which you should use first
D&B Business Browser
Searchable directory of millions of public and private U.S. and international companies.
Searchable directory of companies. An alternative to Hoover's.
Locates products & suppliers specializing in technical, scientific, & industrial markets. 20 general product areas, with the option to search by spec
Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
Listing of manufacturers in the U.S. & Canada. Includes links to product catalogs.
Finding news about a company
HINT: consider the first two first.
Articles from city, state, and regional business news sources.
Business Source Complete
Full-text articles from news sources, magazines, & business research journals.
Articles from U.S. and international news sources. (5 simultaneous users)
Articles from business magazines & general news sources.
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