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Experian Releases Q2 Update to Business Information Map

Posted on Aug 20 2014 by

Experian has released an update to the Business Information Map for Q2 2014. Top performing metropolitan areas in Business Risk Score include Portland, Oregon, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Grand Rapids, Michigan each with risk scores well above national average of 61.43 in Q2.

The Most Profitable Kinds of Businesses

Posted on Aug 06 2014 by

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Financial information company Sageworks recently ranked the most profitable kinds of private business and accounting services tops the list.

How industry and employment has changed since 1990 in the United States

Posted on Aug 04 2014 by

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We take a look at the latest BLS statistics on major industries in the United States since 1990 to see which ones are growing, and where the labor market will be in 10 years.

Zombie Apocalypse Meets Polar Vortex for Some Struggling Small Businesses

Posted on Jun 04 2014 by

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Bloomberg Businessweek published a really great article in “The New Entrepreneur” section titled Small Business Borrowers Haunted by Polar Vortex and Zombies.

Q1 Special Report: Construction Endures Cold Start – Optimism Remains High

Posted on May 28 2014 by

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Today Experian Business Information Services released a special report on the Construction industry, detailing a weather-related slow start to the New Year in cities east of the Rockies, and a generally positive picture out west.

Join us for the Quarterly Business Credit Review Webinar June 10th 1:00 EST

Posted on May 27 2014 by

Experian Quarterly Business Credit Review Webinar

Join us on June 10th at 1 p.m. Eastern for our Quarterly Business Credit Review webinar http://bit.ly/qbcrq114

Q1 Real Estate Industry Special Report Chronicles Mixed Housing Recovery

Posted on May 22 2014 by

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Today Experian Business Information Services released a special report on the Real Estate industry revealing Q1 2014 as a mixed bag; depending on what part of the country you are doing business.

Join the crowd: Crowdfunding is a vibrant capital source for growing businesses

Posted on Feb 25 2014 by

  To get to the recent 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, the legendary Jamaican bobsled team needed more than just skill, determination and moxie. They also needed money. In decades past, the team made famous in the 1993 Disney film “Cool Runnings” might have turned to local banks or a handful of Caribbean […]

Will You Be Able to Survive the Construction Industry Recovery?

Posted on Feb 18 2014 by

It’s a classic ” Good News/Bad News” situation. First, the good news: America’s economy continues to improve. Florida’s construction industry is having a particularly good year, with public and private sector projects up 13.5 percent in Q3 2013, according to the BidClerk Construction Index. Now for the bad news: These boom times are putting many […]

Experian/Moody’s Analytics Q4 Small Business Credit Index Rises for Fourth Consecutive Quarter to Record Heights

Posted on Feb 11 2014 by

Experian’s Business Information Services today released the Q4 2013 Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index. According to the report, the index’s fourth quarter reading is the highest since data tracking began, and is a solid indication that small businesses are finally reaping some of the benefits of the nearly five-year-old U.S. recovery. Additionally, the October […]