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English 204: Business Communication: Supplier/Employer/Competitor

Information to support business communication

Find supplier, employer, competitor information

Search these company information resources for information on a supplier, an employer, or a competitor within an industry.

Some examples to try:

Canadian Broadcasting Corp.

Performance Food Group


Find context and analysis in Business literature

To search for Business literature, enter words related to your topic in LibrarySearch; for example a company or product name, or words describing an industry or issue:

Try these refinements and activities within your search results:

  • Limit to news articles only 

  • Limit to trade publications only (i.e. industry- or sector-focused magazines, journals, newsletters)

  • Limit to scholarly publications only

  • Limit to items published in the last two years

  • Access the full text of an item

  • Look for how to link to full text when it isn't immediately available

  • Look for how to email, print, and save your search results or an article

  • Look for how to request an interlibrary loan 

Some examples to try:

restaurant equipment dishwashers

cbc and programming and ethnicity

spas in Canada

greenhouse gas reduction and tourism