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EI 101: First-Year Business Experience 2023-24 (all sections): Global Analysis

Global Analysis Resources

Trade sources can include trade publications and trade associations.  The databases linked below will provide articles from trade publications and links to associations. 

Other tips on finding trade sources:

  1. Google industry keywords with the word "association."  ex:  "fast food" association
  2. Find an industry report and look for links to trade sources in the report (ex: First Research report).
  3. Use keywords to search a database and then filter results to trade publications.  (ex:  Business Source Complete database).

Tip:  Review a public company's Form 10-K (SEC filing) to find information about its global operations.

Start with the Passport database. Passport provides industry and consumer reports for over 200 countries.  First-time users of Passport:  See the login instructions video below.

Try the databases linked below to find general business news articles (ex:  WSJ, Forbes, local business newspapers).  Tip: Try Google to find WSJ articles.  

Tip: Start with the IB 320 International Business LibGuide linked below to find helpful resources on doing business in other countries.  


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