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ENTR 200: Introduction to Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Resources and information helpful for students taking ENTR 200.


Welcome to the ENTR 200 Resource page

This site provides information to support your work in ENTR 200. Browse the topics below for links to relevant resources and databases.

Researching Companies (News)

Competitors & Suppliers

Market Research

Consumer Spending Habits

Location, Location, Location

Books on Consumer Spending Habits

Citing Sources in APA


Author. (Publication Date). Title of report. Name of source. Available/retrieved from URL.


  1. Mintel Market Research Report
    Mintel. (2016). Convenience store foodservice - US - March 2016. Available from
  2. Bizminer Industry Report
    Bizminer. (2016). Industry market research - All US - Department stores (except discount department stores. Available from
Graph, Chart, or Table Retrieved Online

Author. (Publication Date). Title of graph, chart, or table [type of figure]. Title of website. Available/Retrieved from URL

  1. American Fact Finder Data
    United States Census Bureau. (2016). Annual survey of manufactures: Geographic area statistics: Statistics for all manufacturing by state: 2014, 2013, and 2012 [table]. American factfinder. Available from:
U.S. Patent

Author. (Publication Date). U.S. Patent No. Washington, DC: U.S.


Willams, D. (2005). U.S. patent No. 6,885,550. Washington, DC: U.S.

News and Articles

Author. (Publication Date). Title of article. Journal title, Volume(issue), page numbers. Available/Retrieved from URL/Document URL


  1. News article
    ​Parker-Pope, T. (2007). The myth of convenience: Why instant foods don't save time. The wall street journal, D.1. Retrieved from 
  2. Trade Publication Article
    Merli, R. (1999). Shoppers like convenience of frozen breakfast foods. Frozen food age, 48(4), 24. Retrieved from