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EI101: First-Year Business Experience 2021-22 (all sections): General Resources

General Resources for Everyone

Linked on this page are resources that can be used for general research for almost any analysis (industry, competitor, etc.). 

For specialized resources, go to the dropdown box under the Individual Resources tab above to find resources for a specific type of analysis.

Resources for Everyone

Publicly-Owned--issue shares of stock that are freely traded on an exchange (ex:  New York Stock Exchange) Privately-Owned--do not issue shares of stock.  Typically owned by company founders, management, or group of private investors
Must publicly disclose financial information by filing reports with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).  The annual filing is the Form 10-K. Not required to disclose financial information
Usually easy to find information on public companies Not as easy to find information on private companies

Tip:  You will usually find a company's Form 10-K report on its website under headings such as "Investors" or "SEC Filings."

E-commerce venues for product placement:

More resources for selling online:


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