Business Source Complete or Business Insights: Global – do you think you will use most often for finding articles about your company? Why? Business Insights:Global because it is easier and more information about the business rather than Just articles. 14. Sing the Company Information tab, open the Denominator Report for your company. What is the date of your company’s report? It does not give a date on the denominator report for Cost wholesalers. 1 5. List three types of information you can find about your company from this page.
1- Products they offer. 2-Executives 3-Financial 16.Find the SOOT analysis and identify the following. If your company does not have a SOOT analysis, do an advanced search using your company name and one of the SOOT terms as a keyword. Find an abstract and provide one significant fact for each below. A strength include price positioning leads to increased customer loyalty. A weakness include limited product choice.
An opportunity for improvement include strong growth. Does not give a threat. Section 3: Lexis’s Academics Company Dossier 17. An Company Dossier, find your company and compare the number of employees to the figure found on Business Insights: Global.Is the number the same as #6 above? What does this tell you? It is not the same, on Lexis Nexus is says there are 96,000 employees. I think that one of the data bases is current and others need to be 18.
Review the company Snapshot. Who is the chief executive and what is his/her title? “Chairman”- Jeffrey H. Frogman 19. Identify one of the company’s competitors. Wall-Mart, Target.
20. From the Corporate Financial, find the annual sales for the same date as #7 above. What is the sales amount? Is it the same? What does this tell you? It is not the same, the annual sales on Lexis Nexus is $86,823,000.This tells me that the company wants to give out an average on what they made annually or one is more updated then the other. 21 . Create a Compare Companies report with your company and one of its competitors (see #19). What is the name of the other company? Discuss one way in which these two companies compare/contrast. Wall-Mart is affiliated with Sam Club and Sam Club is also a whole seller company just like Cost.
They both are public companies. Wall-Mart is NYSE exchange and Cost is NASDAQ exchange. Wall-Mart is ranked 2 in the fortune 500 and Cost is ranked 24.