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APA 7th Edition Citation Examples: Business Sources

Annual report

General Electric. (2021). 2020 annual report. https://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/GE_AR20_AnnualReport.pdf

Business Insights: Global

Company history

AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc. (2021). In S. Long, D. Jacques, & P. Kepos (Eds.), International directory of company histories (Vol. 229). St. James Press.

Industry essay

Plant-based meatless meats. (2021). In Encyclopedia of emerging industries. Gale.

Market share report

Top frozen novelty brands, 2019. (2021). In V. L. Burton, III & R. S. Lazich (Eds.), Market share reporter (31st ed.). Gale.

Plunkett report

Plunkett Research. (2021, March 4). Passenger car rental industry (U.S.): Analytics, extensive financial benchmarks, metrics and revenue forecasts to 2027, NAIC 532111. Plunkett Analytics. https://www.gale.com/c/business-insights-global

SWOT report

GlobalData. (2020, November). The Gap, Inc.: Financial and strategic analysis review. Business Insights: Global. https://www.gale.com/c/business-insights-global

Form 10-K

Microsoft Corporation. (2021). Form 10-K. https://microsoft.gcs-web.com/node/29516/html

Hoovers

Analyst report

J.P. Morgan. (2021, July 30). 3M: Masks mask emerging tailwinds in '22 [Analyst report]. Dun & Bradstreet. http://logon.onesource.com/

Company profile

Dun & Bradstreet. (n.d.). Kohl's Corporation [Company profile]. Retrieved May 27, 2020, from http://logon.onesource.com/

See undated sources for more information on the use of "n.d.". Also, since the content of this source is likely to change over time and older versions of the source aren't archived, you should include a retrieval date. See Retrieval dates for more information on the use of retrieval dates.

Industry profile

Dun & Bradstreet. (n.d.). Space research and technology [Industry profile]. Retrieved June 29, 2020, from http://logon.onesource.com/

See the note above for Company profile with regard to the use of "n.d." and a retrieval date.

Market research report

Freedonia Group. (2019, December). Medical equipment & supplies: United States [Market research report]. Dun & Bradstreet. http://logon.onesource.com

SWOT analysis 

GlobalData. (2021, June 11). Target Corporation SWOT analysis. Dun & Bradstreet. http://logon.onesource.com/

IBISWorld

Cook, D. (2021, May). Corporate wellness services (OD4621) [U.S. specialized industry report]. IBISWorld. https://www.ibisworld.com/

If the report has an identifying number, list it in parentheses after the title and provide a more specific description of the report between brackets; don’t use just [Industry report] since there may be more than one report with the same title and identifying number.

Mergent Online

Company profile

Mergent. (n.d.). Hain Celestial Group [Company profile]. Retrieved June 3, 2020, from https://www.mergentonline.com/login.php

See undated sources for more information on the use of "n.d.". Also, since the content of this source is likely to change over time and older versions of the source aren't archived, you should include a retrieval date. See Retrieval dates for more information on the use of retrieval dates.

Country profile

Mergent. (2019). Country profile: Canada. https://www.mergentonline.com/login.php

Industry report

Mergent. (2021, August 10). Health care: Industry report. https://www.mergentonline.com/login.php

Nexis Uni

Analyst report

Fitch Solutions Limited. (2020). Germany country risk report - Q3 2020. Nexis Uni. https://www.lexisnexis.com/

Company dossier

LexisNexis. (n.d.). Ford Motor Company [Company profile]. Retrieved May 28, 2020, from https://www.lexisnexis.com/

See undated sources for more information on the use of "n.d.". Also, since the content of this source is likely to change over time and older versions of the source aren't archived, you should include a retrieval date. See Retrieval dates for more information on the use of retrieval dates.

Vault

Industry information

Vault. (n.d.). Business administration and management: Industry outlook. Retrieved August 10, 2021, from https://www.vault.com

Since the content of this source is likely to change over time and older versions of the source aren't archived, you should include a retrieval date. See Retrieval dates for more information on the use of retrieval dates.

Credit

Many of the examples on this page are based on:

Schemm, N., Dellenbach, M., Grisham, Z., Hageman, M., Tingle, N., Trowbridge, M., & Wheatley, A. (2020). APA 7th ed. citation for business sources. https://bit.ly/APA7business

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