02. Products/Services

2.1 What are the company’s primary SIC codes?
2.2 Summarize the principal product or service.
2.3 Provide percentages in terms of various activities.

The business world in the U.K. uses the Standard Industrial Code (SIC) that classifies companies in terms of specific products and services.  It is available from the Office of National Statistics. Also, most products such as Yahoo Finance provide the SIC codes for firms.

Information on products and services is also provided in the Annual Report (AIF) available at Companies House WebCHeck or the company’s website.You should also consult the company web site for other documents in the investor relations section.

UMass Resources (for UMass students only)

Business Source Complete and Mergent Online are excellent sites for gathering basic information.