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Business Administration

Company Profiles and Annual Reports

Find company information and reports in the following databases:

Use your Hawai'i State Public Library card to search the following database:

Find Company Information: Video Tutorials

Links to video tutorials for finding company profiles, annual reports, SWOT analysis, SEC filings and other company info using Business Source Complete and ABI/Inform.

Company Rankings

Web Resources for Company, Industry, Reports and Trade Data

Industry Classification 

NAICS

North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes are six digit codes used to identify businesses. Agencies use these codes to collect and organize business data. To learn more about NAICS go to the Understanding NAICS codes page available from the Census Bureau's Economic Census pages or explore the resources available from the NAICS Association website (see link below). 

Need to find a NAICS code or lookup a company? Go to:

SIC

Standard Industrial Classification codes are four digit codes used to classify industries according to their primary activity. Though SIC codes are being replaced by NAICS codes, SIC codes are still used by some agencies to classify information and data about companies. To search or browse SIC codes you may consult the SIC online manual available from the U.S. Department of Labor OSHA site:

Country Profiles and Current Events

  • Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
    Access country reports depicting the political, social and economic environments for various countries. In the Search Options box, scroll down to the Publication Type box in the right column, and then select COUNTRY REPORTS from the drop-down menu before beginning your search.
    • BETTER YET: Search for a particular country combined with either of these terms:
      • COUNTRY PROFILE or BUSINESS FORECAST REPORT
         
  • ABI/Inform Complete (ProQuest)
    Access in-depth, country economic and finance reports. Click on BROWSE and select Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) ViewsWire and Oxford Analytica Country Profiles.
    • WATCH OUT for spreadsheets