Mintel is a database that issues reports on a variety of economic topics. As with other sources, you must cite a Mintel report in your reference list, if you use it as a source of information. Mintel reports should be cited as documents retrieved from a database. The exact format citation will depend on whether you are adhering to APA, MLA or Chicago Style guidelines.
Format your reference in the following manner, if you are adhering to MLA guidelines. Note that the name of the database should be underlined.
Author or Authoring Organization. "Title of Report." Month Year of Publication. Name of Database. Institution at which you accessed the database, city, state. Date of Access.
Mintel. "Sale of Sinks--U.S." Mar. 2009. Mintel. Fogler Library, Orono, ME. 7 Jul. 2010.
Format your reference in the following manner if you are adhering to APA guidelines. Be sure to italicize the title of the report and the month and year of publication.
Author or Authoring Organization. (Year of Publication). Title of Report -- Month Year. Retrieved month day, year from name of database.
Mintel. (2009). Sale of Sinks--U.S.-- March 2009. Retrieved July 7, 2010 from Mintel Reports database.
Format your reference in the following manner, if you are adhering to Chicago style guidelines.
"Title of Report." Name of Database Year of Publication,
URL (accessed month day, year).
"Sale of Sinks--U.S." Mintel Reports database 2009,
http://academic.mintel.com/sinks/sinkdata (accessed July 7, 2010).
Guidelines to Format a Report
"Verbal communication is temporal and easily forgotten, but written reports exist for long periods and yield long-term benefits," advises the Iowa State...
How to Cite a Speech Using MLA Format
The Modern Language Association's style guide is often used in papers written by academics and professionals in the humanities or liberal arts...
How to Cite a PDF File on the Web in APA
With the flourish of online publications comes the need to reference these materials in such a manner that allows your audience to...
How do I Start a Natural Hair Care Product Line?
The growing trend toward upscale natural products in spas, salons and high-end retail outlets makes this a smart time to start a...
How to Cite an Annual Report
When writing a research paper, journal or other document, you may use a corporation's annual report as a reference work. When this...
How to Cite a Database in APA Format
If you are researching a topic in a school database or online library, you may not know how to cite the database...
How to Cite Sources in a Research Paper
There are many different ways to cite research sources. This method - parenthetical citation - is currently most in favor.
What Is Restaurant Marketing?
Restaurant marketing can increase visibility to the general public, attract new customers and boost sales revenue. Restaurant marketing can also succeed at...