Information on public and private companies--both U.S. and international--and their affiliates, subsidiaries, and divisions. Particularly useful for information about corporate hierarchies.
Economics - Companies & Industries
Major Research Tools
Profiles of public and private companies in the U.S. and other countries. Also includes financial and corporate directory information, business news, and stock quotes.
Detailed histories of U.S. and international companies. Use the search box to find all company profiles available in electronic format. Older volumes are available in Skillman's print reference collection (HD2721 .I63)
Company profiles and financial information.
Compilation of comparative business statistics. Mostly covers top brands for various products (e.g. top coffee brands), but also includes things like leading firms in an industry and dollar value of product shipments. Foreign as well as U.S. data.
Database of business and investment information: company profiles and financial data; stock, bond, and mutual fund reports. Includes S&P's Industry Surveys and Register of Corporations.
Statistics and studies gathered by market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications and government sources on over 600 industries
Full text of the Wall Street Journal. Includes limited images, charts and tables.
Directory and profiles of 100,000 U.S. companies. Can be searched by total sales, location, NAICS code, and more.
Other Suggested Research Tools
Production, inventory, sales and other data on the automotive industry.
Statistics on beer in the U.S., including production, consumption, imports and exports, and taxes.
Annual reports of state and county-level economic data (business establishments, employees, and payroll) by industry.
Data on the production and shipment of selected products in various U.S.industries.
Detailed data on U.S. businesses collected every five years.
Electronic filings to the Securities and Exchange Commission by domestic companies trading public shares. (Note: annual 10K and 10KSB reports will be found, but annual reports to shareholders are provided on a voluntary basis only.)
The Forbes 500 and other rankings of companies, people, and places.
Lists of links to rankings of peoples, organizations, companies, etc., from the "Top 50 Upholstery Manufacturers" to the "Working Woman 500."
Current data on U.S. and international stocks, mutual funds, bonds, commodities, currencies, etc. A growing number of tables provide historical data back to 2007.