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Citation Styles: Citing Business Sources (APA)

This guide explains why we cite & how to cite. It also provides tips for accessing and evaluating the sources you want to cite.

APA Examples

Industry/Market Research Reports

Mintel:

Owen, J. (2020, April). Grocery retailing: Incl impact of COVID-19 - US - April 2020. Mintel. https://www.mintel.com.

IBISWorld:

Fernandez, C. (2020, May). Supermarkets & grocery stores in the US. IBISWorld. https://www.ibisworld.com.

Passport:

Euromonitor (2020, March). Supermarkets in the US. Passport. https://www.euromonitor.com.

S&P Net Advantage:

Sundaram, A. & Young, J.Y. (2020, June). U.S. Food & Staples Retailing. S&P Net Advantage. https://www.capitaliq.com/.

eMarketer:

Williamson, D.A. (2020, June). US social media usage: How the Coronavirus is changing consumer behavior. eMarketer. https://emarketer.com.

Statista:

Public Religion Research (2020, September). Religious affiliation in the United States 2017, by age. Statista. https://www.statista.com/.

LexisNexis (Hoover's Company Reports)

Hoovers (2016, October 5). Estee Lauder Companies Inc: Hoover's In-depth Records. Retrieved from LexisNexis Academic.

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Financial Data/SEC Filings

SEC Filing from a library database:

Albertson Companies Inc. (2020, February 29). Form 10-K. Mergent Online. https://mergentonline.com/

SEC Filing from a website:

Albertson Companies Inc. (2020, February 29). Form 10-K. https://investor.albertsonscompanies.com/.

Mergent Online Financial data

Mergent. (2020, March). Technology: North America [Industry profile]. Mergent Online. https://mergentonline.com/

Mergent. “Albertsons Companies Inc. Company Financials: Income Statement 2016-2020.” Accessed August 21, 2020. Mergent Online.

Books

eBook from Library Databases:

For eBooks, the database is not required. 

Wagner, T. (2020). Music, branding, and consumer culture in church : Hillsong in focus. Routledge.

Seemiller, C., & Grace, M. (2019). Generation Z: a century in the making. Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429442476

Book Chapter:

Renz, D.O. (2016). Leadership, governance, and the work of the board.  In D.O. Renz & R.D. Herman (Eds.), The Jossey-Bass handbook of nonprofit leadership and management (pp. 127-166). Josey Bass. https://10.1002/9781119176558

Articles

Scholarly article with a Digital Object Identifier (DOI):

Andrade, M.S. & Westover, J.H. (2020). Comparative job satisfaction and its determinants in for-profit and nonprofit employees across the globe. American Journal of Management, 20 (1) 46-63. https://doi:10.33423/ajm.v20i1.2752.

Scholarly article Without a DOI:

Haeffele, S., & Storr, V. H. (2019). Hierarchical management structures and housing the poor: An analysis of Habitat for Humanity in Birmingham, Alabama. Journal of Private Enterprise, 34(1), 15-37.