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BUS 330: International Business: Resources


Public Company Websites.  Google search the company name and "investor relations."  This will often provide links to Annual Reports; financial reports such as 10-K, 10-Q, and 8-K; and corporate social responsibility reports.

Business Market Research Collection. Provides company profile reports. THIS IS A GOOD PLACE TO START!

ABI/Inform. Provides company profiles and reports about products and executives as well as in-depth news and analysis of industry trends and developments. Study and compare specific industries

Business Source CompleteCountry Reports, on the right side tool bar, links to extensive current reports providing information on the PESTEL factors in different countries.  Also an excellent source for Industry Profiles.

Wall Street Journal.  Available from 1984-present in ProQuest Newsstand.

New York Times.  Available from 1980-present in ProQuest Newsstand.

Pew Research Center.  A nonpartisan fact tank that studies "U.S. politics and policy; journalism and media; internet, science and technology; religion and public life; Hispanic trends; global attitudes and trends; and U.S. social and demographic trends."

Pew Research Center Global Indicators Database.  Pew Research Center conducts public opinion surveys around the world on a broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day.

iPOLL (Roper Center-Cornell University).  A public opinion/polling database of 500,000+ questions and answers on a wide range of topics collected by the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research; data covers 1935-present.

Census QuickFacts (U.S.Census Bureau).  Provides demographic statistics for the United States and all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

American Factfinder (U.S. Census Bureau).  Somewhat more unwieldy than Census QuickFacts, American Factfinder provides social and demographic information for households, states, cities, and counties.