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BMG 140 - Introduction to Business

How to find company information for the BMG 140 company report assignment

Industry Profiles

The US Department of Commerce Industry Codes classify companies by industry. 

  • SIC = Standard Industrial Classification Code
  • NAICS = North American Industry Classification Code
*NAICS Codes were created to replace SICs and meet NAFTA requirements. However, you may see both code systems in use

Industry profiles may contain the following information:

  • Industry size
  • Industry leaders
  • Revenue
  • History
  • Current trends
  • Growth
  • Challenges  

Company Profiles

Company profiles may contain the following information:

  • Location and address
  • Company description
  • Company history
  • Industry codes
  • List of products and services
  • Number of employees
  • Executive employees
  • Competitors
  • Financial reports
  • SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats) analysis - Available in Business Insights-Global database.
  • Legal news and history