How do I find company (business) information?

Where do I look for who owns a business, a company ownership tree, executives, and other information?


Online collections

Mergent Intellect – for basic data about a company

Business Insights: Essentials – for data and news about companies and industries

Value Line | Morningstar | Financial Ratings Series (Weiss) – for rating and analysis of public stock

Reference books at Lawson McGhee Library

Harris Tennessee manufacturers directory

Harris Tennessee services directory

Book of lists – Largest and most influential Knoxville area businesses and leaders


Canada businesses
Search for Canadian companies, browse by industries and much more.

CrocTail: information about corporations and their subsidiaries
Information from company filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission has been parsed and annotated, with information about corporate responsibility issues added to the database by various researchers. Important details about accuracy – All about franchising, a directory of franchisors, and suppliers by category.
The Web's largest database of customer-service information with direct phone numbers for large companies in 50 countries.

Television and radio stations
Search by call sign or location and find a broadcaster's information through the Federal Communications Commission license search.

Formerly known as Thomas Register of American Manufacturers, the "big green books" and "Thomas Registry," ThomasNet brings together industrial buyers and sellers nationally, regionally, and locally. Provides detailed information needed to make a purchasing or specifying decision, including line-item product details, supplier product catalogs, CAD drawings, and more.

  • Last Updated Dec 08, 2021
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