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BADM 563 - Operations Strategy

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Company Research Databases

The chart below displays databases with company information that BIS subscribes to annually. The chart provides the broad topics which are available within each database. To access the database desired, click on the database title to take you to the database. If you are off campus, you will be required to type your Illinois Net ID and password first for authentication.

Database Company Information Revenue/ Financials Industry Codes Products Competitors Investment Analysis SWOT Analysis Comparisons News
Business Source Ultimate        
Capital IQ (GIES only)        
Emerging Markets Information Service (EMIS)        
Hoover's  
IDTechEx          
Mergent Online      
Nexis Uni    
PrivCo        
ProQuest One Business              
Statista          

Business Source Ultimate

Business Source Ultimate 

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This is a comprehensive database of academic journals, book/monograph abstracts, company profiles, country reports, industry profiles, magazines, market research reports, newspapers, product reviews, SWOT analysis, trade publications, and videos. 

To search for a company, type in the company name in the search box. Then in the Select a Field, click on CO Company Entity.

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Scroll down and you can search for SWOT Analysis under Publication type or search for NAICS/Industry Code, Product Name, and Company/Entity.

 

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Mergent Intellect

Mergent Intellect

Mergent Intellect includes U.S. Company Data and International Company Data. Rich textual descriptions offer a wealth of detail on items including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Annual reports for most companies are available back to 1996.

In the search bar, type in a company name. 

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Once you find the company you're searching for, pay attention to the tabs (red box) that include Company Details, Financial Details, and Industry Details

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Nexis Uni

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Nexis Uni provides full text and summaries of articles from over 40,000 newspapers, magazines, journals, wire services, trade journals, etc., in addition to allowing you to generate lists of companies using criteria that you select. Articles are available for download, email, print or can be sent directly to Google Docs in a variety of formats including pdf, docx and xlsx. In order to download articles, make sure to enable pop-ups for advance.lexis.com 

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PrivCo

PrivCo

"Business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies." Contains data on over 650,000 U.S. private companies, over 100,000 private market deals and venture capital fundings, and over 18,000 private market market investors. May search by keyword as well as by industry.


Access is free for University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign users, but you must create an account. Sign up with your university e-mail address from the main page. 

Search by company name and press GO or conduct an Advanced Search by clicking on the magnifying glass on the left hand side (see red box below).

 

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Statista

Statista

 

Statista offers over 1.5 million statistics and facts on more than 60,000 topics drawn from over 18,000 different sources, including market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases. The data is aggregated by a dedicated team of researchers and statisticians who are experts in the 20 market and industry sectors covered. For each data set, extensive source information is provided. Data sets can conveniently be downloaded as an image, pdf, Excel file, or PowerPoint.

 

In the search bar, type in the company name.

 

When the results load, you can limit the results by clicking Dossiers, Statistics, and Infographics

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Capital IQ - for Gies College Students and Faculty Only

Published by S&P Global, this resource provides data on public and private companies, M&A deals, and executives and boards.  Gies students and faculty must sign up for your own account first to use it.   E-mail bis@library.illinois.edu for information on how to register.   Please indicate which class the database is being used for as S&P only permits for class and action learning use.   Faculty and graduate students are allowed to use the resource for their classes and deep research.  

 

IDTechEx

www.idtechex.com

Includes company profiles, reports, webinars, research articles, brief forecasts, market sizing and company presentations on emerging technologies with a specialty in Internet of Things.   Access is for Urbana, staff, faculty, and students currently enrolled.  Students in experiential learning teams are permitted to use the resource for analysis for their projects.   Authentication or credentialing is a two-step process.  The link will require using the VPN server and specifically logging in under the "TunnelAll" user group, then use one of 39 already designated "seats" or usernames/password to access. 

Those seats are as follows (example for the first 10 seats is pasted below).  Note: this is a screenshot and not clickable links. 

 

 

 For the remaining 29 seats, use the same web address but insert the next number (illinois11@idtechex.com ; for the password, insert the number after the word ill and before the exclamation mark !).   If you need further assistance, e-mail Becky Smith.