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Fraud-prevention Best Practices for Online Merchants to Use for 2015 Holiday Season

Posted on Jun 25 2015 by

Today, Experian’s global Fraud and Identity business released its analysis of client transaction data from the 2014 holiday season, showing an 80 percent reduction in the number of manual reviews among online merchants using the company’s fraud and identity products and services compared with the industry average. These results and other observations indicate that a customer-centric approach to fraud prevention would be more effective for many online merchants, leading the company to recommend five best practices for online merchants preparing for the 2015 holiday season.

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CUV Remains King; U.S. Roads Get More Congested

Posted on Jun 25 2015 by

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Some of my fondest memories on road trips as a child were the games we were able to play. I’m sure many kids played “I Spy” and did “Sing-a-longs,” but my go-to game was “Slug Bug” (It’s a game where you get points for spotting a Volkswagen Beetle). While it’s been quite some time since I’ve played the game, I still find myself very aware of the different types of vehicles around me.

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Automotive Finance Data Signals Good Times for the Market

Posted on Jun 10 2015 by

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Nowadays, whenever you hear news about the automotive industry, a negative tone tends to pop up. Whether it’s the increase in lending to subprime consumers, or the lengthening in loan terms, the stories lead one to believe that the industry is headed toward another “bubble.”

However, that’s not necessarily the case. When we look at the data, the automotive finance market actually demonstrates a strong industry as a whole.

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Trusted Data Creates Big Data Insight

Posted on Jun 09 2015 by

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The term big data tends to be overused in business today. While some refer to it as a technology and others a level of insight, it has come to embody many different data actions, from business intelligence, to analytics and data modelling.

We have become so obsessed with big data that we think we have to have this level of insight as a requirement to running a successful business.

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Linking Data Becomes the Biggest Challenge for Global Marketers

Posted on Jun 01 2015 by

Confronted with a vast amount of incoming data, today’s digital marketers are facing an on-going battle to keep up. According to Experian Marketing Services’ 2015 Digital Marketer Report, the biggest hurdles and key priorities for marketers this year are dependent on having accurate, enriched data that can be linked together in a central location for a complete customer view.

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Credit and Your Home Purchase: Experian Survey Findings

Posted on May 27 2015 by

Buying a home is one of the best times to know about your credit. According to a recent survey by Experian, many of those in the market for a home already know the wisdom of credit score insight. However, only half of recent buyers said they checked their credit when they first considered purchasing a home.

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Data on “Green” Vehicles Doing Car Makers A Lot of Good

Posted on May 26 2015 by

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Every time I turn on my television, look out my window or drive into the office, I always see hybrid or electric vehicles on the road. These days it seems like almost everyone is going green.

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Highlights from Experian’s Vision 2015 Conference – Think Big

Posted on May 11 2015 by

he 34th annual vision conference far exceeded expectations.

On Monday, Experian’s North American CEO Craig Boundy welcomed conference attendees, asking everyone to Think BIG during the week.

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