Company history

A company’s history can be found in several places. You may need to use all of these resources to get the most complete picture you can of your company.The International Directory of Company Histories is a good place to start. It gives a detailed history of many of the largest companies in the world.

Mergent Online database will show you important events in a company’s history, such as the date the company was founded or incorporated. In that same area, you also will find other historical information about the company.

Business Source Elite database is another source for company histories. The video below shows you how to find a SWOT analysis in the MarketLine Report (previously called a DataMonitor Report). However, the report also has a section that talks about the company’s history:

You can also try the company’s official website for historical information.



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