Find company, industry, and consumer market information in these databases.

To see all the Business subject guides, go to the Research Guides page and click on Business. Here you will find guides for Business and Marketing, as well as for specific classes and assignments.

  • LexisNexis Academic - Provides directory information for small, private companies and detailed information for publicly traded companies. Click "Search By Content Type" and choose the information under Companies that you want to search, or pick the Get Company Info box to do a quick search:

 Screenshot of the Get Company Info box in LexisNexis


  • Mergent Online - Information on approximately 15,000 NYSE, AMEX, and NASDAQ companies, as well as data on 20,000 non-U.S. based corporations. Includes 15 years of historical financial information.

 Screenshot of the Mergent database interface


  • Mintel Market Research - Mintel offers market research reports covering US and International marketplaces. Each report combines data & analysis of the competitive landscape, market-share analysis and consumer profiles. Complex demographic issues are broken into easy-to-understand sections, explaining consumer behavior and demonstrating the structure of the market.

You will need to create a free profile to use the database.

 Screenshot of the Mintel database interface