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Company Research Tips

Try using the following keywords in databases to search for company info:

Company Name +

  • Company profile
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Annual Report
  • Report

Note:
It is easiest to find information if you are researching the corporate parent of a publicly-traded company. In addition to library resources, a company's corporate website/ online annual report can be a great source of info.

Company Analysis Resources

Company Analysis
Which resources will be best to find the info needed?
Career Opportunities in Sourcing
Company Corporate Website
Plunkett Research
referenceUSA
Sustainability Practices
WGSN
ABI/Inform
Business Source Complete
Company Corporate Website
Mintel
Sourcing strategies
ABI/Inform
Business Source Complete
Company Corporate Website
Analysis of financials from outside sources
ABI/Inform
Cotton Incorporated
IBIS World
Annual report/recent quarterly fiscal report
Company Corporate Website
Cotton Incorporated
IBIS World
Passport GMID
Plunkett Research
Management Structure
Cotton Incorporated
referenceUSA
Analysis of recent strategic plan
Business Source Complete
Cotton Incorporated
Mintel
Passport GMID
referenceUSA
Code of Conduct
ABI/Inform
Company Corporate Website
Vision Statement
Company Corporate Website
referenceUSA
Mission Statement
Company Corporate website
referenceUSA
Types of Businesses
Plunkett Research
referenceUSA
WGSN
Brands under corp. umbrella
WGSN
ABI/Inform
Company Corporate Website
Plunkett Research
Location of Company Headquarters
Company Corporate Website
Google
Plunkett Research
referenceUSA
Company History
Company Corporate Website
IBIS World
Plunkett Research