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Internet of Things Goes Mainstream During the 2014 Holiday Season with Smart Home Devices Seeing the Most Growth

Posted on Dec 18 2014 by

New research from Experian finds that nearly a third of all Americans use at least one type of smart or connected device; 14 percent of homes are smart homes.

Experian Marketing Services published a new report today that tracks the recent rise and growing interest among consumers for connected devices and smart home products. A complimentary copy of the report, The Internet of Things: Opportunities through the rise in smart devices, can be downloaded here: http://ex.pn/1r0TJVp.

The report found that consumer interest in three connected device categories has shown significant growth in recent years, with no signs of stopping. In fact, according to the report, nearly a third of all Americans use at least one type of connected device. Further, at least 14 percent of U.S. households are smart homes and have a connected home device such as connected lights, locks, thermostats, or electrical outlets, among others.

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Sixty percent of marketers are unsure of the cost of fraud to their organization

Posted on Dec 17 2014 by

Balancing holiday marketing efforts with fraud prevention requires a coordinated approach according to survey findings from 41st Parameter, a part of Experian. The survey results from 250 marketers released today, looks at the relationship between omnichannel retailing, fraud prevention and the holiday shopping season. The findings show that few marketers understand the full benefit of fraud-prevention […]

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Top Mobile Banking Trends

Posted on Dec 17 2014 by

The world of mobile devices is constantly changing—everything is faster, bigger and better, and consumers have become more savvy and discerning about the features and benefits that make their lives more convenient, and in many cases, more manageable.

I use my phone to do everything from simple tasks like checking email or Facebook, to downloading coupons, buying movie and concert tickets, to checking my bank balance and making deposits on the fly (which is such a great feature).

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Experian Consumer Services [Video]

Posted on Dec 11 2014 by


How does Experian use data to help people get a firmer steer on their financial lives? In this film, our Experian CreditExpert customer Claire Barron tells us how we helped her get back on her feet, and we look at what’s next for our Consumer Services business.

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Experian Marketing Services [Video]

Posted on Dec 10 2014 by

In Marketing Services, we help our clients understand consumers and communicate in the right way, to the right people. This film reveals how we’re helping global charity phenomenon Movember and Europe’s biggest attractions company, Merlin, to make better marketing decisions.

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Experian Decision Analytics [Video]

Posted on Dec 08 2014 by


This film looks at how we’re helping client to expand banking services to new customers. It also uncovers how our expertise in software and analytics are helping financial services providers overcome some of their biggest challenges by making sound lending decisions.

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What it Means to Be a Top Workplace

Posted on Dec 05 2014 by

Experian has been named a Top Workplace by the Orange County Register.

This award means something special to us. We work really hard at making Experian a workplace where people feel good about spending their time. As you can imagine, this isn’t something that’s easy to measure. Being named as a “Top Workplace” is based on employee’s opinions of their employers.

The award validates that what we’re doing is working. It validates that Experian employees enjoy coming to work and like how things are going.

When we’re successful with our efforts to create a positive work environment, that’s a big deal. It’s important because it has a positive impact on our employees, consumers, our clients, and our community.

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Experian Verticals – U.S. Automotive (Video)

Posted on Dec 04 2014 by

Today, Experian operates across a number of different industry sectors known as Verticals. The US Automotive sector is a trillion dollar industry. Experian Automotive provides services to every part of the industry; manufacturers, lenders and dealers. In this film, we take a look at how our data can enable car dealerships to identify new customers and match them up with the right vehicle that they can afford.

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