Economic Trends

Data for Good: How Big Data and Social Media Can Help Small Businesses

Posted on Feb 04 2016 by

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This Bloomberg Business Radio interview with Eric Haller, executive vice president of Experian DataLabs, covers Experian’s innovative approach to using big data and social media to help small businesses with credit verification.


Breakthrough Innovations at Experian’s DataLabs

Posted on Feb 03 2016 by

In this article written for IT Business Net by Eric Haller, Executive Vice President of Experian’s DataLabs, he discusses how innovations at Experian DataLabs are using breakthrough experiments to do good things with data.


Leveraging Data Insight Can Drive Success, but Few Have the Data They Need

Posted on Jan 26 2016 by


Good data is a critical part of building a robust business strategy. Organizations use actionable data insight to improve the customer experience, drive operational efficiencies, leverage cost savings, and enhance the bottom line. In fact, the majority of sales decisions are expected to be driven by customer data by 2020.


Email Volume Rose 25 percent Year-Over-Year During 2015 Holiday Season

Posted on Jan 20 2016 by

New findings from Experian show that Cyber Monday retained its rank as the top email volume and transaction day.


New Benchmark Data Shows Positive Trend: Email Engagement Rates Are Improving Despite Significant Increases in Volume

Posted on Dec 23 2015 by

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Email volume during Q3 2015 and the 2015 holiday season is up 25 percent over 2014


Experian data shows credit card debt reaches highest level since 2009

Posted on Dec 15 2015 by

Q3 2015 Market Intelligence Brief

Consumers are more confident managing their credit since recession.

Experian released the Q3 today featuring data that highlights consumer credit card debt has now reached its highest level since Q4 2009. Credit card debt levels reached $650 billion in Q3 2015, the highest it has been since Q4 2009 when it was $667 billion.


Sports Cars Zooming, While Hybrids Power Down

Posted on Dec 15 2015 by

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Environmentally friendly, lower fuel costs and tax incentives. These are all words that describe alternative-powered vehicles, and serve as reasons why many car shoppers flocked to their local dealerships over the past several years with the intent of “going green” with their next vehicle. However, that trend seems to be fading into the past.


Experian Data Breach Resolution Debuts Its Third Annual Data Breach Industry Forecast

Posted on Dec 09 2015 by

As data breaches become more prevalent, companies must try to stay ahead of the curve and be prepared to respond to any kind of security incident. In an effort to provide a glimpse into what 2016 could bring, Experian Data Breach Resolution released its third annual Data Breach Industry Forecast white paper.