Home » Member » Member News (page 23)

Member News

D&B Ramps Up Data and Analytics by Acquiring Fliptop’s Social Data Matching Business Unit

Acquisition expands D&B data and analytics to include social data delivered through the cloud D&B (NYSE: DNB) has acquired the social data matching business unit of Fliptop, a leader in software solutions that aggregates public web and social data.  The acquisition combines social data with D&B’s proprietary data and analytics to deliver results for a growing and global customer base. ... Read More »

Identity Theft Facts by TransUnion

BIIA member TransUnion offers sound advice in dealing with identity theft.   Knowing identity theft facts is critical. Identity thieves are less likely to prey on a well-informed population. So the more you learn about identity theft facts, the less vulnerable you are. Become familiar with identity theft facts and you’ll quickly see identity theft for the serious problem that it ... Read More »

Business Information Acquisitions Lead over Internal Business Development

During the first quarter of 2014 BIIA tracked over 90 company announcements covering acquisitions, internal product development, partnerships, international expansion, start-ups and divestitures. In comparing the first quarter with the full year 2013 data it can be said that business information companies acquired more capabilities and products than what they developed on their own. Partnerships continue to be in vogue ... Read More »

D&B Launches Significantly Enhanced D&B360 Data Cloud Connector for Oracle Eloqua

D&B (NYSE:DNB) introduced D&B360TM for Eloqua 2.0, a redesigned version of its award-winning integrated solution for Oracle Eloqua Marketing Automation. Customers of Oracle Eloqua can use D&B360 to integrate business insights into their workflows, enabling sales and marketing teams to pinpoint better opportunities and drive revenue growth. The enhanced D&B360 solution is the latest addition to the Oracle Eloqua AppCloud, an ... Read More »

Epsilon Partners With TransUnion to Introduce Auto Insurance ValueScore

New Prospecting Solution for Auto Insurance Marketers Enables Them to Find Their Best Prospects both Offline and Online Epsilon announced the launch of Auto Insurance ValueScore.  In partnership with TransUnion, Auto Insurance ValueScore enables marketers to target new auto insurance prospects who are most likely to resemble their most valuable existing customers. A household marketing indicator that solely ranks prospects ... Read More »

Facilitating SME Financing Through Improved Credit Reporting

The World Bank International Committee for Credit Reporting has released a report titled Facilitating SME Financing Through Improved Credit Reporting for public consultation.  BIIA encourages its members to study this document and submit their comments.  Please see the links below. Download report: Facilitating SME Financing Through Improved Credit Reporting. Please send your comments to Fredesvinda F. Montes Herraiz at [email protected] and Jose Antonio ... Read More »

February 2014 U.S. Trade Data: Faltering

The word from the Panjiva research team: February imports to the U.S. were down in February from January. This February showed levels of imports -6% below imports in February 2012. The numbers of these shipments coming into the U.S. changed -16% from January 2014 to February 2014. Previous years’ January to February changes: -2% in 2013, -20% in 2012, -15% ... Read More »

TINUBU & ICM RESEARCH: UK Businesses are not Maximizing Available Tools to Improve Financial Management

Tinubu Square announced the findings of new research it has conducted with the Institute of Credit Management (ICM) into risk management operations across UK businesses.  The findings reveal that despite the huge efforts made by UK businesses in the years following the financial crisis “reducing days sales outstanding” was still considered the area with the greatest need for improvement in ... Read More »

Australian Risk Climate: Comprehensive Credit Reporting Has Arrived

D&B Australia has published a new documentation with the title “Insight”.  The document contains a number of key topics concerning the impact of the introduction. Australia finally saw the commencement of a comprehensive credit reporting system – a historic change that has moved Australia into line with the majority of the world’s developed economies, and introduced a new era for ... Read More »

Chinese Companies Fined for Direct Selling, New Rules Appear

Businesses in China continue to be fined by authorities seeking to clean up the country’s commercial image, with the latest example being Nu Skin Enterprises, accused by the state of direct selling and making false product claims. Nu Skin Inc. was fined $540,000 by the Shanghai Administration for Industry and Commerce for selling items ‘illegally’, as part of a government ... Read More »

BIIA Member Panjiva in the News

Panjivas’s Josh Green Named a “Pro to Know” for Commitment to Supply Chain Transparency Josh Green, Co-founder and CEO of Panjiva was recently named a “Pro to Know” by Supply & Demand Chain Executive for his contributions in bringing transparency to the global supply chain. Supply & Demand Chain Executive recognized Josh and the entire Panjiva team for pushing the boundaries of how ... Read More »

TransUnion Reveals a Third of Americans Have Never Checked Their Credit Report or Score

According to a recent Google Consumer Survey commissioned by TransUnion, one third (32.7 percent) of Americans surveyed said they have never checked their credit report or score. An additional quarter (24.2 percent) said they had not checked their report or score in over a year. With the challenging economic conditions of the recent years, there is no better time than ... Read More »

D&B Named as one of the “2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies” by Ethisphere Institute for Sixth Consecutive Year

D&B (NYSE:DNB) has been named by The Ethisphere Institute as one of 2014’s World’s Most Ethical Companies, marking the sixth consecutive year D&B has been honored with this award. Recognizing organizations that continue to raise the bar on ethical leadership and corporate behavior, D&B is recognized as one of 145 companies, each earning its place by maintaining a culture of ... Read More »