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Business (Company and Industry Research)

Company Profiles

Each of the following resources provide company profiles that include: business description, financial statements, competitors, key executives, and more.

Try researching the same company using different resources to compare and contrast the information provided. Some profiles are updated more frequently than others.

Company History

International Directory of Company Histories

This resource provides a comprehensive background and history of over 11,000 companies and covers: founders, mergers and acquisitions, expansions, strategies, labor/management actions, principal subsidiaries, divisions, and much more.

When searching the Gale Virtual Reference Library online database, limit your results using the by publication title feature to enter International Directory of Company Histories. Then enter the name of the company you are searching for.