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Building a stronger supply chain

Posted on Apr 07 2015 by

Building a stronger supply chain – How skillful credit management techniques reduce supplier risk

Credit departments have long performed the important role of assessing and monitoring the health of new and existing customer accounts. However, in the wake of the Great Recession and the ensuing slow economic recovery, the need to evaluate the health of supply chain partners has become even more important.

Small Business Bankruptcy Remains Low in Q3 2014

Posted on Dec 12 2014 by

Q3 2014 Small Business Bankruptcy Rate Top and Bottom Scoring

Small business bankruptcy rates have remained fairly low, with a national average of .77 percent. But there are a few metro areas that continue to experience elevated bankruptcy.

Big Data.. The Storyteller and Problem Solver of Our Time

Posted on Dec 02 2014 by

Big Data Being Used For Good

As Experian’s CEO, Craig Boundy recently blogged, at Experian, we have deep experience harnessing the power of data, in fact; we have been doing it since 1897. Using our insights to help merchants and consumers by providing an annual credit reference directory, we were using “Big Data” before it became a buzz word.

San Francisco Tops List of Metro Areas in Q3 For On Time Bill Payment

Posted on Dec 01 2014 by

Experian B2B Bills Paid Beyond Terms

When it comes to on time payment of bills the national average in Q3 was 4.28 days beyond the contracted term. San Francisco, California remains at the top of the list in first place paying bills in just 2.8 days.

Small Business Delinquency Rates Q4 2014

Posted on Nov 22 2014 by

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Experian has released an update to the Business Information Map for Q3 2014. This article focuses on the small business delinquency rate, which averaged 14.5 in Q3.

Top and Bottom Scoring Metro Areas For Business Credit in Q3 2014

Posted on Nov 22 2014 by

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Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index Soars To New Highs

Posted on Nov 19 2014 by

Experian/Moody's Analytics Small Business Credit Index Q3 2014

Experian Business Information Services has released the Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index, setting new records in Q3 2014 climbing 2 points to reach 114.8.

Small Business Owners Weigh In On The Economy

Posted on Nov 17 2014 by

Q3 2014 Business Owner Sentiment Survey

Experian Business Information Services recently conducted an online survey of approximately 500 small business customers across the United States, here’s what they said.

Small Business Risk Scores Improve In Q3 2014

Posted on Nov 13 2014 by

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Experian has released an update to the Business Information Map for Q3 2014. The map offers a state and metro level view of business credit conditions throughout the United States.

Experian Quarterly Business Credit Insights

Posted on Nov 10 2014 by

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Don’t miss our upcoming Quarterly Business Credit Review on November 18, 1:00 (EST) where we will be discussing key insights on business credit in the United States. Our special guest will be Brian Moran, who will share his perspectives on the upcoming holiday season.