Take note! The examples below are only guidelines, not necessarily the definitive way to cite these sources. Your professor may suggest a different way to cite a source. The examples below are based on the Purdue OWL Citing Electronic Sources in APA guidelines.
To cite sources from Business Insights: Essentials, this guide from Pellissippe State Community College Libraries offers detailed information on citing company profiles, SWOT Analysis and other resources in APA.
Below are examples for citing sources from Mergent Intellect in APA
In most cases you will use the following information may be used to cite Mergent Intellect sources, depending on what is available.
Date of publication (if there is no date, use “n.d.”)
Title of document (in italics)
A URL that will take readers directly to the source
Give your date of access only if the source itself has no date.
Apple Inc. (2015, October 30). Form 10-K. Retrieved from Mergent Intellect database.
Mergent Inc. (n.d.). Apple, Inc.: Business segments. Retrieved May 15, 2016, from Mergent Intellect database.
Mergent Inc. (n.d.) Apple, Inc.: Financial details report. Retrieved January 12, 2016, from Mergent Intellect database.
Mergent Inc. (2015, February 28). McDonald's Corp.: Ford Equity research report. Retrieved from Mergent Intellect database.
Mergent Inc. (n.d.). Microsoft Corporation: Full company report. Retrieved March 13, 2016, from Mergent Intellect database.
Citing MarketLine Reports in APA
MarketLine. (year, month day) Title: Company profile. Retrieved MarketLine Advantage database.
In text citation….(Marketline, year)
Note: If you are referencing two (or more) reports from Marketline with the same year then you could differentiate between the two by adding lower case letters (a,b,c) after the year of publication.
Two examples in APA style - a company report and a case study
MarketLine. (2013, November 15). China Telecom Corporation Limited: Company profile. Retrieved from MarketLine Advantage database.
MarketLine. (2014, August 29). Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: Is the SmartThings acquisition a smart thing? Case study. Retrieved September 5, 2014 from MarketLine Advantage database.
MarketLine Company Profile retrieved from the Business Source Elite database:
MarketLine. (2016, August 5). Facebook Inc.: Company Profile. Retrieved from Business Source Elite database.
Last name, Initial (Interviewee, year, month day). Title [Interview transcript]. Retrieved from database or URL.
In text citation: (Author last name, year)
Salmons, D. (Interviewee, 2015, July 27). Marketing in the UK: Customer engagement key to mobile payments success [Interview transcript]. Retrieved from eMarketer database.