Business news can be a way to learn more about a company, product or service. An idea that you have may be already on the market or a specific company that you need to learn more about may be a target for your invention. The following gives you models on how to do searches for articles about companies in different library databases. You can also look for keywords about a product or service. Remember when keyword searching to use synonyms as the database won't look for automotive if you just enter automobile. So the best search is automotive OR automobile.
In the database Business Source Complete, search for the name of the company then use the drop down menu to the right to select CO Company Entity.
You can enter terms in the second search box to narrow your results to a particular news focus.
Note: The use of the asterix * means find the ROOT of the word so grow* finds grow, grows, growth, growing, etc. and using the right side pull down (Company, Title, Subject, etc.) allows you to filter your search. Always start the first box with your BIG IDEa then add more to the 2nd and 3rd boxes to filter down the results. Iteratively chanign the right side from Title to Subject to Abstract will often vary your results.
In the database Hoovers (formerly OneSource) :
In addition, Hoovers contains company profiles, analyst reports, SWOTs, and market research reports under the NAICS code link found under the Industry section on the company's main page.
In the database Business Insights: Essentials:
In the database Factiva: