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Access QC Libraries' business research resources.


Recommended Databases:

Find Company Profiles

In the search box, enter company name or ticker symbol, then click on the correct company:


Click on the different tabs and links under each tab to get more information:


Under Company Financials, you can use the dropdown menu to view data over a specified time period. You can easily export the data in Excel.


Under Company Reports, you can find customizable Mergent Reports (company profile information in one document). Also, you can find a company's annual reports and competitors:

Databases - Market Share Reports

Business Insights: Global - Market Share Reporter

To search for market share reports on a specific product or industry and/or company:

Business Insights >  Industries  > Market Share Reports

Search within results: Apple and search in those results for your product, smartphone*, and limit to publication date: past year

Business Insights Global database search for market share reports for Apple and smartphones
Business Source Complete articles about market share

Business Source Complete articles about market share

Market Share and Rankings - Databases

Find Articles:

Find Statistics:

1. Type a company name (e.g., Sprint) in the main search box.

2. On the results page, click Market Share Reports link or the Rankings link.

Find rankings of companies: 

1. Select Companies > select Company Finder.
2. Select NAICS on the left navigation column > type in NAICS industry code in the search box or highlight the industry from the available listings.
3.  The companies are ranked by revenue.


Brands & Products - Databases, Websites & Books


Type a company name (e.g., Nike) in the main search box > On the results page, click Brands link.

Nexis/Uni home page > Select Company Dossier on menu > select an interesting parent company > select Brands from "Company Information" on the left menu

Books and Audio & Video Resources

Facts and News

globalEDGE by Country

Find statistical data; historical, economic, and political information. A source for global business knowledge at Michigan State University.

The World Factbook

Find information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, and more for 267 world entities. The information are collected by the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.

Supermarket Facts
Find the facts and supermarket operations and consumer data from the Food Marketing Institute.