MGMT 39700 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management

Databases to Find Articles & Statistics

  • Business Insights: Essentials  . Search by Company name or ticker symbol (if publicly traded).  You can do an Article Search for the company and then look at the subdivisions (sub-headings). Be sure to look at Investment Reports if available. Search on industries using NAICS or SIC Codes.
  • Business Source Premier (Original Interface) . Search for name of company or ticker symbol in Company entity (search box). You may further limit by Source Type or Publication Type and by Geography. Also search using IC (Industry Codes-NAICS). There are industry & market reports by product/country
  • Business Source Premier (Special Business Interface)
  • Nexis Uni (replaces LexisNexis) . You may search in a variety of ways. First go to News, Business and Industry and search for Company name in Headline & Lead Paragraph,  add additional terms if necessary and then choose Specify Date. You can also search Companies, Company Dossier by Company Name or Ticker, limit to Headquarters. Then choose from various choices in the left hand column.
  • ABI/INFORM Collection . Search by Company Name, NAICS codes, etc.
  • Statista
    A statistics portal that provides data on over 80,000 topics from more than 10,000 different sources.  The content is purely aggregated statistics, geared towards business and marketing statistical needs, with a focus on current awareness.  Easy-to-use infographics and tables are available for download as images to insert into presentations.
  • New York Times (1980-present)
  • Wall Street Journal (1984 - present)
  • US Newsstream
    U.S. Newsstream enables users to search current U.S. news content, as well as archives that stretch back into the 1980s. It features top newspapers, wires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, and news sites in full-text format. U.S. Newsstream provides key national and regional news sources from the U.S. and includes exclusive and preferred access to top titles, including The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Newsday, and Chicago Tribune. All titles are cross searchable on the ProQuest platform.

SIC & NAICS Codes

These are 4 and 6 digit codes respectively which help classify manufactured goods and services. Helpful if you want to get a list of companies in an industry and to find out its size and additional information about it. Many business databases allow one to search using either the SIC or NAICS codes to find articles about the industry, products/services and/or market share, etc.

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