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Citation Help: Business Examples

Information on properly citing research.

APA Style Manual

The examples are taken from the following book. Corresponding page numbers are listed next to the examples:

Print Industry Survey- Standard & Poors

Author, A. A. (Date of Publication). Title. Place of publication: Publisher.


Amobi, T. and Kolb, E. (2008, June). Industry Surveys: Broadcasting, Cable. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Dun and Bradstreet Financial Ratios (in print)

Dun and Bradstreet. (2006). Ratios for SIC 4187. Industry norms and key business ratios. Dun's financial profiles. New York: Dun and Bradstreet Credit Services.

Company Information from Factiva

Author. (year). <Company name> company profile. Retrieved <date>, from <name of database> database.


Reuters. (2007). Starbucks company profile. Retrieved January 13, 2007, from Factiva database.

Company Information from Mergent Online

Author. (year). <Company name> Company Record: <Section>. Retrieved <date>, from <name of database> database.


Mergent, Inc. (2007). Starbucks Company Record: History. Retrieved January 13, 2007, from Mergent Online database.

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