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Liaison librarian

  • Jessica [dot] Lange [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4690 x00871
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Company reports

Liaison librarian

  • Jessica [dot] Lange [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4690 x00871
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

News, press releases & academic articles

  • Proquest Central
    Articles from business and management journals including articles on companies.
  • Business Source Complete (EBSCO)
    Articles from business and management journals including articles on companies.
  • Factiva
    Source for news articles, news wires, company press releases.

Liaison librarian

  • Jessica [dot] Lange [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4690 x00871
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Advertising budgets

Company financials

  • Mergent Online
    International coverage, mostly public companies. Comprehensive financials and annual reports.
  • ThomsonOne (contains Thomson Research Reports) -- Analyst reports. Note: Works only with Internet Explorer and if a page is not loading properly or you are having difficulty opening PDF files, go to Tools (Alt+X), Compatibility View Settings, and add “thomsonone.com” to websites viewed in compatibility view. This should fix the loading problems.
  • Factiva
    Public companies. Access company snapshots by clicking "Companies/Markets" tab, then "Company". Ratio comparison reports present key financial ratios against industry, sector and S&P 500.
  • SEDAR
    Canadian public company filings, including annual reports, news releases, interim financial statements, MD&A filings. All Canadian public companies have to file electronically with SEDAR, beginning in 1997.
  • Value Line Investment Survey
    Covers mostly US stocks, some Canadian. Contains Timeliness, Safety, and Technical ranks, beta, forecasts for the coming 3 to 5 years, and analyst's commentary.

Advertising budgets

  • Advertising Red Books
    Domestic & international advertising agencies and advertisers, including ad budgets, sales, products advertised, and contact information.
  • Ad$pender
    Advertising expenditure by product category, parent company, subsidiary company, and brand for various media for the last 5 years.
  • Advertising Resarch Subject Guide - McGill University  
    For additional advertising resarch help, please consult this research guide.

Liaison librarian

  • Jessica [dot] Lange [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4690 x00871
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

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