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Advertising / Marketing: Companies

Find Company Information

Check out the Company and Industry guides for additional resources.

The following databases provide in-depth company profiles, analysis, overviews, history, SWOT reports and more.

Best Bets:
Additional Databases:

A business directory lists companies by product or industry and includes location and contact information. Some also provide company size and sales.

International Companies:
Canadian Companies:

Companies prepare Annual Reports to provide a review of their operations and financial conditions.

Databases with SEC filings:
Public Company Filings:
Company Websites:

Many company websites provide Annual Reports and other disclosure documents in an Investor Relations page. pdf See example


The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is a system for organizing economic business activities of a business for classification purposes. They can be very helpful in identifying businesses for a project. For example, if you are looking for all antique dealers in the GTA, you can search by the NAICS code to get this list. Many of the databases listed in this subject guide have the option to search by NAICS code. 

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