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Company information on Business Source Complete Business Source Complete provides academic journal, magazine and newspaper articles, books, SWOT analyses, market research reports and product reviews pertaining to various companies. The SWOT analyses produced by Data Monitor are a particularly good source of company information. To retrieve company information: On the Advanced Search menu, from the drop down menu select Company Entity – and/or select ‘Company report’ from the ‘Document Type’ field – and/or select ‘Industry Profile’ in the ‘Publication Type’ field.

You can also click on the ‘More’ drop down menu at the top of the screen and select ‘company profile’. It will give you a list of all the company profiles you can find on Business Source Complete.

Company information on WARC WARC (World Advertising Research Centre) is also a good source of information for gathering generally company information as well as information on the advertising and marketing campaigns of various companies. Enter the company you wish to search into the search box. You can also retrieve case studies. Select the ‘Case Study’. Enter the name of the company that you wish to search in the search box. You can further focus your case study search by selecting Campaign Objective, Media & Channels, etc.

Company information on Datamonitor 360 On the homepage click on the ‘Companies’ option. Or at the top of the screen click on ‘Browse’ and then the ‘Companies’ option.

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Company information on Emerald Emerald also provides information on various companies in a range of high quality academic journals. Just type in the name of the company you’re researching on and you will retrieve relevant journal articles.

Company information on LexisNexis LexisNexis provides company information on 11,000 publically listed companies. To access Company Information click on Company at the top of the screen. In the box marked Company Name, enter the name of the company that you wish to search. You can further refine your search by selecting company profiles, adding search terms, index terms, selecting specific sources and specifying a date.

Company information from the Library print resources The Library stocks a range of books on companies such as Ryanair and Tesco for example. Please consult the Library Catalogue on the Library Website.

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