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  • Snap-on Credit 
    Snap-on Credit LLC has been an Experian user for more than 10 years and relies on Experian data when making credit decisions within its leasing program.
  • C&H Distributors 
    Experian’s BusinessIQ Premier ProfileSM helps C&H Distributors, LLC expedite risk assessment and manage costs in a fast-paced direct-marketing environment.
  • Rubicon Project 
    Experian’s International Developed Profiles helps Rubicon Project to safely expand into untapped markets.
  • Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority 
    BusinessIQSM helps shorten client’s credit application process of new accounts.
  • Wurth Louis and Company 
    Wurth Louis and Company minimizes risk with BusinessIQSM.
  • Edward Don & Company 
    DecisionIQSM helps Edward Don & Company reduce time and expenses for new account acquisitions.
  • Interline Brands 
    DecisionIQSM brings revenue growth and increased efficiencies.
  • PC Mall, Inc.
    Data quality and BusinessIQSM reduce risk and save money.
  • Secura Insurance Companies
    SECURA Insurance faced the challenge of upholding high underwriting standards while also responding in a timely manner to clients and agents.
  • LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc.
    LEAF Commercial Capital, Inc. improves its portfolio management and enjoys competitive benchmarking using Experian data and business services.
  • Daylight Transport
    Daylight TransportTM chose Experian Business Information Services to speed approvals, meet sales growth objectives,and manage risk and cash flow.
  • Experian Order to Cash
    Enhancing its enterprise-wide client master and improving collections strategies in parallel with tools from Experian’s Business Information Services group...
  • Experian Special Report: Construction — Q1 2014
    Weather made for a mostly slow start to the New Year in cities east of the Rockies, and a generally positive picture out west. From New England to the Deep South, the infamous Polar Vortex sent super-frigid Canadian air careening toward the Gulf for weeks at a time, putting the deep freeze on real-estate sales and all associated construction activity…
  • Experian Special Report: Real Estate — Q1 2014
    During the first three months of the year, activity was down overall due to a combination of rising mortgage rates and particularly bad weather in most parts of the country…
  • Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index — Q1 2014
    Following a full year of steady improvement, small-business credit conditions stumbled during the first quarter of 2014. Credit balances receded slightly from the end of 2013 and the delinquency rate ticked higher to 9.8 percent from 9.6 percent…
  • Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index — Q4 2013
    Executive Summary: Small-business credit conditions improved for the fourth consecutive quarter in the final three months of 2013. The Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index advanced 1.2 points to 117 from a revised 115.8 (previously 118.5*) in the third quarter…
  • Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index — Q3 2013
    Small-business credit quality improved markedly in the third quarter, lifting the Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index 2.3 points higher to 118.5 from an upwardly revised 116.2 (previously 111.7*) in the second quarter. The most recent index value is the highest since its inception…
  • Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index — Q3 2013
    Small-business credit quality improved markedly in the third quarter, lifting the Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index 2.3 points higher to 118.5 from an upwardly revised 116.2 (previously 111.7*) in the second quarter. The most recent index value is the highest since its inception…
  • Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index — Q2 2013
    Small-business credit conditions strengthened in Q2 2013, lifting the Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index 2.8 points to 111.7. Fiscal drag has been less severe than expected; consumer spending growth is modest but relatively steady despite heavier tax burdens; and sequestration is not yet noticeably affecting jobs recovery…
  • Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index — Q1 2013
    Small-business credit quality improved markedly in the first quarter, counter to expectations for no change or a slight decline. The Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index added 5.7 points to settle at 109.0 from an upwardly revised 104.3 in Q4 2012 (previously 97.3)…
  • Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index — Q4 2012
    The Experian/Moody's Analytics Small Business Credit Index tumbled in Q4 2012, falling 6.8 points to 97.3 from 104.1 in the previous quarter…
  • Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index — Q3 2012
    Small-business credit quality deteriorated in the third quarter, according to Q3 2012 report. Consumer spending growth has slowed since earlier in the recovery, and this is weighing on small firms’ balance sheets as revenues dry up…
  • Experian/Moody’s Analytics Small Business Credit Index — Q2 2012
    The Q2 2012 report shows that credit quality will be slow to improve in coming months, and threats to consumer confidence and spending have become more prominent…
  • Experian/Moody's Analytics Small Business Credit Index — Q1 2012
    The Q1 2012 report shows that although access to credit remains tight, U.S. commercial credit conditions are improving…
  • September 2011 Business Benchmark Report
    The report shows that all U.S. businesses have demonstrated an increase in slow payment compared with September 2010, with large businesses showing the greatest increase.
  • December 2011 Business Benchmark Report
    The Business Benchmark Report is a quarterly look at how U.S. businesses are faring. Designed to monitor the progress of business recovery, the report looks at four key indicators of business health.
  • June 2011 Business Benchmark Report
    The Business Benchmark Report is a quarterly look at how U.S. businesses are faring. Designed to monitor the progress of business recovery, the report looks at four key indicators of business health.
  • March 2011 Business Benchmark Report
    The Business Benchmark Report is a quarterly look at how U.S. businesses are faring. Designed to monitor the progress of business recovery, the report looks at four key indicators of business health.
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