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D&B Global Year-end Review and 2013 Preview Indicates Sluggish, Uncertain Economic Outlook

Despite Business Improvements, the Euro Zone crisis and Fiscal and Social Policies Continue to Hamper Worldwide Recovery with Debt Downgrades at an Unprecedented Level D&B (NYSE: DNB) announced the results of its year-end global economic outlook, a comprehensive study based primarily on an analysis of the company’s proprietary business data. Based on D&B’s modeling and country risk analytics, the report provides ... Read More »

D&B Adds Portfolio Risk Manager to DNBi Enterprise

New product helps credit managers effectively manage risk and improve internal communication through simple, actionable one-click risk reports D&B (NYSE: DNB) announced the launch of the Portfolio Risk Manager (PRM) add on module for DNBi Enterprise Edition.  The new module provides DNBi Enterprise Edition customers with up to two million accounts with an aggregated view of their entire portfolio, quickly ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Provides Windows Azure™ In-house Developers with On-demand Corporate Data for Cloud-based Apps

Service gives access to more than 215 million high-quality corporate profiles for sales and marketing, supply chain, and other data-intensive applications D&B announced that it is providing the most comprehensive, current, and complete business data for in-house developers on Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Azure cloud computing platform, through the just-announced Windows Azure Store.  D&B Business Insight lets users generate a list ... Read More »

D&B Releases Free Tool to Identify Businesses Potentially Impacted by Hurricane Sandy

Estimates Total Potential Impact at More than 5% of Businesses in the U.S. D&B (NYSE: DNB) has released a free search tool available at www.dnb.com that allows identification of businesses located in the 19 counties in the Eastern United States identified by FEMA as most impacted by Hurricane Sandy. This information will help organizations begin to assess their exposure to ... Read More »

US Trade Credit Environment: Lack of New Trade Credit Extensions

During its Q3 2012 earnings teleconference call, D&B management commented on the current trade credit environment in the US.  Based on insights generated from D&B data on businesses, delinquencies are falling across the U.S.  In terms of new credit, which is companies extending credit to new customers, there’s definitely less of that and there is no sign of improvement. In ... Read More »

D&B 3rd Quarter 2012 Core Revenues Up 2% – Total Revenues Down 5%

Core revenue for the third quarter of 2012 was $413.2 million, up 2% before the effect of foreign exchange (up 1% after the effect of foreign exchange), as compared to the prior year similar period. Total revenue for the third quarter of 2012 was $413.2 million, down 5% before the effect of foreign exchange (down 6% after the effect of foreign exchange), ... Read More »

D&B: Changes to Global Leadership Team, Effective January 1, 2013

As part of its Q3 Earning release D&B has announced a rotation of key management in its North American and International business units. Manny Conti has been named President, North America.  Mr. Conti joined D&B in June 2003 and has held various roles of increasing responsibility.  These positions included: Leader of Corporate Strategy, Vice President of Small Business Solutions in ... Read More »

D&B Introduces New Trade Portal for Importers and Exporters

D&B announced a groundbreaking e-marketplace solution blending trusted D&B data with US-sourced import/export information enabling superior levels of transparency and insight between buyers in the U.S. and suppliers in China. The US/China launch of Tradeportal.dnb, enables B2B buyers and sellers to gain insight and have greater confidence about doing business with each other.   The portal fosters transparency between buyers and suppliers ... Read More »

D&B Recognizes Top Creditworthy Businesses in Canada

D&B (NYSE: DNB), the world’s leading source of commercial information and insight on businesses, is recognizing top-creditworthy businesses in Canada that achieved a D&B Financial Stress Score (FSS) Risk Class of 1, the best score possible.  The D&B FSS is a dynamic score that updates continuously, reflecting the projected financial stability at a company, and is recognized internationally as an indicator ... Read More »

D&B Launches Indirect Sales Channel D&B AllianceNetwork

D&B announced the launch of a new, indirect sales channel, the D&B AllianceNetwork.  The AllianceNetwork will develop a community of value-added resellers, consultants, and system integrators who will provide their customers with D&B-based data solutions for CRMs that offer seamless access to the most comprehensive, current and clean business data available. The D&B AllianceNetwork offers marketing, sales and training resources ... Read More »

S&P Capital IQ Enters into Data Agreement with D&B

S&P Capital IQ, a provider of multi-asset class data, research and analytics, announced an agreement with Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) that expands its offering of fundamental data for private companies in Western Europe and North America. The comprehensive package procured from D&B will more than double S&P Capital IQ’s coverage of private company financials in key markets including Germany, the ... Read More »

D&B Compliance Check Launched

D&B (DNB) launched D&B Compliance Check, a solution providing organizations advanced screening and monitoring of customer and supplier business practices to ensure global regulatory compliance with a growing range of global anti-fraud and corruption regulations.  The new solution will help companies identify banned or suspect entities and individuals, strengthen fraud protection, ensure regulatory compliance, manage supply and distribution risk, and ... Read More »

Australian Risk Climate: Retailers Fix Hopes on Bumper Christmas

Retailers are preparing for a surge in consumer spending over the Christmas period, with sales expectations for the December quarter climbing to a 12-year high and profit expectations now out of negative territory.  The retail sector’s sales expectations index is 12 points above the national average, a result that comes off the back off a stronger than expected June quarter. ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Recognized as a Data-as-a-Service Top Innovator at DataWeek 2012

D&B (NYSE: DNB),  announced it has been awarded the DataWeek Award 2012 for exceptional innovation in the Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) category. The award is part of DataWeek, a six-day conference and festival hosted in downtown San Francisco from September 22 — 27, 2012. D&B360 is an integrated solution that delivers D&B’s proprietary business data and other sources of information such as ... Read More »

D&B Stock Rises notwithstanding a Downgrade by Fitch Ratings

August 15, 2012:  The stock price for The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation (NYSE:DNB) rose in value by 2.03% by mid-day trading notwithstanding a ratings downgrade by Fitch Ratings. Fitch Ratings has downgraded the Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of Dun & Bradstreet Corp. (D&B) to ‘BBB+’ from ‘A-‘. The Rating Outlook has been revised to Negative from Stable.  The downgrade and ... Read More »