For help citing these sources, try the guide put together by the business librarians at Michigan State University.
MarketLine - Seach by company name to bring up an in-depth company profile that even includes a SWOT for most companies. Be sure to limit the search to "companies" in the drop down for better results.
Mergent Online - Search by company name or ticker to bring up a company profile. Great place for financials, competitor lists, reports, histories, sec filings, etc.
ABI/Inform Complete - Find "canadean" company reports on a company in this resource. There are two search boxes. Put your company name in one, and write "canadean" in the second. Set the second search box to search "publication title" so you can find the Canadean Company Reports.
These resources provide in-depth industry reports which can help you with the identifying competitors, determining market share, determining stakeholders, and in general highlight issues of concern for companies competing in the given industry .
This database features industry reports for a long list of US Industries. It contains reports for the NAICS based industries as well as a wealth of custom industry reports. The reports are very in-depth and can be downloaded as pdfs. Additionally, the reports contain industry statistics that can be downloaded as excel files. This short video can get you started.
Industry reports in this database cover many different countries. To find US industry reports do a keyword search and use the geography limits that appear on the right hand side of the results page. Here is a short tutorial video to get you started.
This resource offers access to industry reports from First Research. They are in-depth reports that include industry statistics. Finding these industry reports in this database is tricky. Do a keyword search for the industry name, include "first research" as a publisher, and finally in the "document type" box check off "industry report". Then complete your search. Watch a short how-to video.