International Business Research Type of Source Examples Web Sites Key International Web Sites Commercial Online Factiva, EIU, Euromonitor Contacts & Consultants Ga Dept of Trade, Industry… Associations Intl Mass Retail Association Books International Business Information: How To Find It, How To Use It
Hoovers.com * - Free site lists competitor names. GBL site lists additional company details
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage* - Major listed companies with U.S. focus
Datamonitor Business Information Center * - Reports on companies, some containing SWOT analysis
International Business Research Europages - The European Business Directory includes 500,000 companies in 33 European countries in 25 languages Thomas Global Register - 600,000 industrial suppliers from over 25 countries; search in multiple languages Kompass - 1.8 million companies worldwide with 53000 products and services; searchable in 21 languages; free and fee; available through DIALOG Company - links in Key International Web Sites Company Suppliers
International Business Research Company Financials Yahoo Finance – Basic fundamental and technical data Reuters – Register to access selected company information National Stock Exchanges – May include financials and company background information; select your exchange Financial Markets - links in Key International Business…
International Business Research Company Financials - Goizueta Databases Thomson One Banker *- U.S. and international filings and annual reports, financial data spreadsheets, and company tear sheets ISI Emerging Markets *- News, company, industry and macroeconomic information for emerging-market countries; includes local language publications. * Emory users: check “Using Library Resources for International Research” for links and sample searches
International Business Research Q: Typical Industry Questions The global industry What is the structure of the retail industry? Comparing industries across countries What are the fastest growing restaurant sectors in the EU? One industry- one country What is the outlook for the apparel industry in Germany?
United States NAICS Retail Trade 44 Clothing and Clothing Accessories Stores 448 Clothing Stores 4481 Women's Clothing Stores 44812 European NACE Retail Trade (G)52 Other retail sale of new goods in specialized stores (G)52.4 Retail Sale of Clothing (G) 52.42
Local perspective – news from the country of origin
Multinational perspective – same story across
country news sources
Contemporaneous perspective – read about event
at the time it happened
International Business Research Media News Web Sites BBC World - Service in over 40 languages; web broadcasts WorldNews Network - links to articles from multiple multiple sources in multiple languages Newslink - Connections to selected non-U.S. broadcast media, newspapers and magazines
Economist Intelligence Unit - Viewswire, IndustryWire and Country Reports
Coverage of 200 countries ; free alerts, white papers and
ISI Emerging Markets Database - Covers over 50 countries; some information in local language
World news by region, some in local language
International Business Research Case Study 2 Dalton Country GA – Carpets .
Countries and Trade
International Business Research http://www.shawinc.com/ http://www.mohawkind.com Company Websites
International Business Research Typical Manufacturing Industry questions The global industry What is the structure of the steel industry? Comparing industries across countries What are the fastest growing manufacturing sectors in the EU One industry- one country What is the outlook for the carpet industry in Germany?
International Business Research Ask us for access c USATrade What carpet products are going through Savannah to Singapore?
Q: Who’s importing and exporting carpets of man –made materials? HS: 570242 Other, of pile construction, made up of man-made textile materials
Trade Transactions Q: To what countries is Mohawk exporting? A: PIERS – Imports and Exports International Business Research Copyright Dialog File 571 – Ask us about access
International Business Research Trade Resource Compilers World Trade Point Federation UNCTAD Trade Point Development Center World Trade Centers Association – Database access for members TradePort – Promotes trade in California and has wide range of information available for anyone
Transportation Industry Manufacture of aircraft and aerospace equipment Sector - Transport equipment NACE34/35 Subsector - Aerospace equipment NACE 35.3 All listed and private companies in Europe and the U.S. International Business Research Industry Analysis: Definition of the Industry
United States NAICS Textile Product Mills 314 (except apparel) Textile Furnishings Mills 3141 Carpet and Rug Mills 31411 European NACE Manufacture of Textiles 17 Manufacture of Other Textiles 17.5 Manufacture of Rugs and Carpets 17.51
U.S. ITA Trade Development Industries U.S. ITA Trend Tables (100 Industries, shipment data) Jetro Marketing Guidebook and Market Reports Strategis Canada Business Information by Sector UK Department of Trade and Industry (Over 50 industries) International Business Research Government Sources of Industry Analysis Tourism Energy Textiles & Apparel Machinery Electronic Commerce Services & Finance Instrumentation Consumer Goods Medical Equipment Information & Telecommunications Technologies Chemicals Microelectronics Forest Products Automotive Metals Environment Technologies Aerospace