eBook International Directory of Company Histories

  • Series Name: The International Directory of Company Histories Series
  • Volume 109
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  • ISBN-10: 1558627723
  • ISBN-13: 9781558627727
  • DDC: 338.7409
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 824 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released February 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2010
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When students, job candidates, business executives, historians and investors need accurate and detailed information on the development of any of the world's largest and most influential companies, direct them to International Directory of Company Histories. This multi-volume work is the first major reference to bring together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location. Each three- to five-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports and the archives of the companies themselves. Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, principal divisions, principal operating units, principle competitors and other significant milestones -- all peppered with statistics, dates and names of key players. Vols. 1-6 are organized alphabetically by major industries; Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes are arranged alphabetically by company name within each volume. Each volume includes a cumulative index to companies and personal names. Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes include a cumulative index to industries. The histories were compiled from publicly accessible sources, as well as from material supplied by the companies themselves. Entries on companies that have had major changes since they were last profiled may be selected for updating. Starting with Volume 37 a geographical index to companies sorted by country of head office. The index includes Country name, alphabetical list of companies from that country, and volume number where the company profile can be found.

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The International Directory of Company Histories Series

When students, job candidates, business executives, historians, and investors need accurate and detailed information on the development of any of the world's largest and most influential companies, direct them to International Directory Of Company Histories. This multi-volume work is the first major reference to bring together histories of companies that are a leading influence in a particular industry or geographic location. Each three- to five-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports, and the archives of the companies themselves. Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, principal divisions, principal operating units, principle competitors, and other significant milestones -- all peppered with statistics, dates and names of key players. Vols. 1-6 are organized alphabetically by major industries; Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes are arranged alphabetically by company name within each volume. The histories were compiled from publicly accessible sources, as well as from material supplied by the companies themselves. Entries on companies that have had major changes since they were last profiled may be selected for updating.

Features and Benefits

  • Each three- to five-page entry is meticulously detailed with facts gathered from popular magazines, academic periodicals, books, annual reports and the archives of the companies themselves.
  • Entries provide information on founders, expansions and losses, labor/management actions, NAICS codes, key dates, ticker symbol, principal subsidiaries, principal divisions, principal operating units, principle competitors and other significant milestones -- all peppered with statistics, dates and names of key players.
  • Vols. 1-6 are organized alphabetically by major industries; Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes are arranged alphabetically by company name within each volume.
  • Each volume includes a cumulative index to companies and personal names. Vol. 7 and subsequent volumes include a cumulative index to industries.
  • The histories were compiled from publicly accessible sources, as well as from material supplied by the companies themselves.
  • Starting with Volume 37 a geographical index to companies sorted by country of head office. The index includes Country name, alphabetical list of companies from that country, and volume number where the company profile can be found.

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    ISBN-10: 1414441053 | ISBN-13: 9781414441054

Reviews

"Without equal in scope, currentness, and price. This set is a must-purchase for academic business collections and is highly recommended for large public libraries." -- American Reference Books Annual [1997]

— ARBA

"Concise, readable essays." -- Business Library Review (June 1998)

— Business Library Review

"Offers lengthy, well-written essays about hundreds of companies, and, in the process, sheds light not only on the development of the company and its particular industry, but also on other circumstances that played a part in their evolution. Highly recommended for public libraries, business school libraries, and large corporate libraries who would like to keep tabs on what can be learned from other companies' triumphs and mistakes." -- RUSQ (December 1998, about vols. 20-21)

— RUSQ

"An invaluable tool for quick reference on company backgrounds. A vital reference tool for any business collection. Highly recommended for all academic and public libraries serving business information needs." -- ARBA (American Reference Books Annual) 1999

— ARBA

"One of the most frequently used sources in our library." -- Judith M. Nixon, Professor of Library Science, Management & Economics Library, Purdue University.

— other than publication

"The series' unique value lies in the collection of disparate information not always available elsewhere and packaging it in such an accessible and readable format. Represents tremendous value for money." -- Tony Newson, MCB University Press

— other than publication

Table of Contents

Admiral Group, PLC.
Aflac Incorporated.
Alcatel-Lucent.
Alliance Trust PLC.
Altria Group Inc.
American Diabetes Association.
American International Group Inc.
Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc.
Avon Products, Inc.
Barloworld Ltd.
Bed Bath & Beyond Inc.
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.
Braun GmbH.
The Brooklyn Brewery.
Cablevision Systems Corporation.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Capella Education Company.
Carpenter Co.
Celanese Corporation.
China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec Corp.).
CIGNA Corporation.
Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC.
Commonwealth Bank of Australia Ltd.
Condé Nast Publications Inc.
DealerTrack Holdings, Inc.
Dentsply International Inc.
Digi-Key Corporation.
drugstore.com, inc.
Duane Reade Holdings Inc.
Eli Lilly and Company.
EMILY's List.
EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG.
EnCana Corporation.
Energizer Holdings Inc.
Enterprise GP Holdings L.P.
European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS N.V.
Express Scripts, Inc.
Fannie Mae.
FedEx Corporation.
FedEx Office and Print Services, Inc.
Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH.
GDF SUEZ.
GigaMedia Limited.
GMAC, LLC.
Goodrich Corporation.
Green Tree Servicing LLC.
Harmonic Inc.
Health Net, Inc.
HeidelbergCement AG.
Honeywell International Inc.
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd.
Integrys Energy Group, Inc.
InterContinental Hotels Group, PLC.
K-Paul's Louisiana Enterprises Inc.
KDDI Corporation.
Kelly Services, Inc. 109.
Kinross Gold Corporation.
Kobe Steel, Ltd.
La Poste.
Limited Brands Inc.
L'Oréal SA.
LyondellBasell Industries Holdings N.V.
Madison Square Garden, LP.
Magic Seasoning Blends Inc.
Mapfre S.A.
Marathon Oil Corporation.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
News Corporation.
NiSource Inc.
Norsk Hydro ASA.
OAO LUKOIL.
Paul Stuart Inc.
Pendragon, PLC.
Penn National Gaming, Inc.
The Progressive Corporation.
Rainbow Media Holdings LLC.
RealNetworks, Inc.
Roche Holding AG.
Ross-Simons Jewelers Inc.
Sanmina-SCI Corporation.
Science Applications International Corporation.
Shimizu Corporation.
Shire PLC.
Sims Metal Management, Ltd.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.
Spectrum Brands, Inc.
SVB Financial Group.
Tata Motors, Ltd.
Tata Steel Ltd.
Theatre Development Fund, Inc.
Tim Hortons Inc.
Time Warner Inc.
United Services Automobile Association.
Veolia Environnement, SA.
Visteon Corporation.
The Washington Post Company.
Waste Management Inc.
Wesfarmers Limited.
Western Refining Inc.
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr L.L.P.