Combines company information with some industry profiles. Both American and international companies.
Gale Business Insights: Essentials - Research and compare companies and industries using industry rankings, company profiles, market share data, investment reports, charts, graphs, and more.
3,500 Full-text journals in accounting, finance, banking, marketing, management and much more. Strengths include News, Case Studies, Company Profiles, Country Reports, Datamonitor Reports, Global Data, Industry News, Market Research Reports, Product Reviews, and SWOT Analysis.
A free website which provides some of the same information found in the commercial databases noted, and occasionally an otherwise difficult topic such as Industry Growth Rate.
Not sure what a P/E Ratio is? Or how it differs from a P/B or P/S?
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Credo Reference contains several business related dictionaries and encyclopedias. Hint: First search for your term, then limit your results to "Business" in the All Subject Dropdown Box.
Here is a list of links to dozens of specialized online business glossaries: