Business & Co.

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How can information of a specific company be found?

You may access either contact, financial or descriptive information on commercialized products, both general and financial information, product, and the industry to which they belong through the Business Source Complete database, on EBSCO's Company Information menu. Access reports, within menu More, or click on MarketLine and Medtrack Company Profiles from European, Asian and US companies. Vertical key markets are also available.

Analise companies and their strengths as well as those of their competitors and affiliates with SWOT Analyses. Elaborate your own reports with Orbis, for international companies, and Sabi for Spanish and Portuguese. Complement them with Warc - Company Profiles.

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How can information about a company where you are going to attend a job interview be located?

Within the Career Insider Vault resource, inside Companies option general information about the company and its competitors is available. 

ABI/INFORM Collection eases market studies reports in Just-Series Market Research Reports by Subject (in areas of competence, corporate history, corporate profiles, financial performance, industry conditions, international markets, product development, SWOT analysis), by Industry (aluminium, automobile, textile, chemical, plastics, etc.) or by Title.

Refer to the tutorial of ABI/INFORM Collection.

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How can case studies on companies and related topics be consulted?

Check Business Source Complete> Publications > Case studies to consult case studies in alphabetical order, by topic and description or by matching words, within the EBSCO resource.

Use Warc-Case Finder to retrieve case studies from various countries focused in: Industry SectorsCountries & RegionsCampaign ObjectivesMedia & ChannelsCreative ApproachTarget AudienceBudget.

Harvard Business Review provides enterprise information ordered by Source Types, Subject: Thesaurus Term, Subject, Company, Languaje and NAICS/ Industry.

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Searching for information about companies based on food, packaging, non-food processing, logistics, lodging, catering, construction, electronics or healthcare sectors?

Alimarket shows databases, news, and reports on companies in sectors of AlimentaciónEnvasesNon foodLogísticaHotelesRestauraciónConstrucciónElectro and Sanidad.

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Can a company be located by its size and/or current status?

Consult Sabi to place Spanish and Portuguese companies. Search and filter by number of employees, activity and status size and where it is specified if the company is active, if in suspension of payment or in insolvency proceedings. For inactive companies, the detailed status is bankruptcy, liquidation, dissolution (by merger, spin-off or acquisition). Also in the same resource Peer analysis, does Compare groups of companies or industry research.

Inside the resource Orbisquantitative information of international companies can be located by Status or Employees.

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What parameters can be used to look for companies?

Site international companies in Orbis and perform searches for the variables Company, Identifiers, Geographic, Official, Activities, Financials, Directors & managers, Auditor, bankers & others advisors, Corporate ownership, Stock data, M&A, Updated and Notes and custom data, it also creates in Favourites a relationship with the companies of your interest.

Use Sabi in case of Spanish and Portuguese companies.

Inside Factiva, find companies around the world searching by: Source, Author, Company, Expert Search, Topic, Industry, Region and Language.

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What sort of information about companies can you enquire?

You can find in Orbis, data on international companies by size, sector, number of employees and shareholders, description activity, balance sheet with assets, liabilities and equity, profit and loss account, ratios, auditors, shareholders, etc.

Sabi database for Spanish and Portuguese companies with contact information, legal aspects and type of accounts.

Inside Factiva by means of advanced search in Company (name of the company, symbol, DUNS or registration identifier) or in Industry by sector profiles, the relevant data of a certain sector. Quotes (stocks, funds/ investment funds, curriencies and common market indexes). Market Data Charts with time intervals, averages and comparative indexes.

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Are there true reports that analyze the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of companies?

Indeed. Through the use of SWOT Analyses, be aware of the weaknesses and strengths of the company, as well as competitors and subsidiaries. Find out academic publications, books /monographs, country reports, industry profiles, market research reports, SWOT analysis, commercial publications and working documents.

Access Qualtrics in order to make relevant decisions in the organization, analyzing: objectives, trends, threats and opportunities with the in-depth knowledge and understanding that this resource offers.

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How can data from commercial companies be obtained?

Via the (WRDS) Wharton Research Data Services website, once previously registered with an IE institutional working mail in order to create an account to be able to access any of the products offered through this platform.

Data from commercial companies can be obtained using Compustat with monthly, quarterly updates and other parameters on: North AmericaGlobalBankHistorical SegmentsExecucompNorth America-Annual updates and Marginal Tax Rates.

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How can I find companies by sector or country?

Get in Sabi and carry out an Industry research using Company name, Industry and Geographical scope parameters.

Inside Orbis database, locate companies by Sector and by Country.

Factiva database shows how to find out the profiles of companies around the world by Source, Author, Company, Expert Search, Topic, Industry, Region and Language.