These resources are your best bets for finding company profiles and other information. Mergent Intellect and Business Insights: Essentials are good places to start for an overview that includes location and contact information, basic financials, and industry codes.
Access to public and private U.S and international business data, industry profiles, facts and figures, executive contact information, and much more.
Good for company chronology, company histories, market share reports, and rankings. SWOTS!
Provides access to company reports, global and U.S. newspapers, same-day newswires, and media programs.
Company information including location, summary financials, top officers, competitors, and company history for public companies.
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats! A SWOT analysis is a great resource that gives you a quick overview of a company's strategic situation. Business Insights: Essentials offers SWOTs for public companies. Business Source Complete offers SWOTs for public and some private companies.