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Citation Help: Business Reports

APA Citation Examples: Business Reports

Below are some examples for citing reports available from various business focused databases. 

Note: Citations with more than one line of text should have a hanging indent of 1/2 inch or 5 spaces.


Hoover's

Citing information on an individual company

Hoover's Inc. (2015). Chipotle Mexican Grill Incorporated. Retrieved January 28, 2015 from Hoover's database.

Citing information on an industry

Hoover's Inc. (2015). Fast-Food & Quick-Service Restaurants. Retrieved January 28, 2015 from Hoover's database.

If you generate a list using Hoover’s “Build a List” feature, cite it using your own descriptive name for the list you created.

Hoover's Inc. (2015). Reading, PA, restaurants in the 19601 zipcode. Retrieved January 28, 2015 from Hoover's database.


IBISWorld: 

If a report number is given, include it in parentheses after the title. 

Brennan, A. (2014). Single location full-service restaurants in the US (Industry Report 72211b). Retrieved January 28, 2015, from IBISWorld database.


Mintel Reports: 

Unlike IBISWorld, Mintel does not provide report numbers.

Wall, B. (2014). Full service restaurants – US. Retrieved January 28, 2015, from Mintel Academic database.


U.S. Census Bureau:

U.S. Census Bureau. (2015). State & county quickfacts: Berks County, Pennsylvania. Retrieved January 28, 2015, from http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/42/42011.html


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