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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 »

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 »

BISNODE Renews Strategic Partnership with D&B

Bisnode has signed an agreement to renew its strategic partnership with D&B, the leading provider of global credit information. The renewed contract has terms in accordance to previous agreement and gives Bisnode exclusive rights to resell and develop international D&B solutions in 11 European markets for the next 10 years. “D&B has successfully acted as our strategic partner for the ... Read More »

D&B Report Indicates Uncertain Global Economic Outlook

First of New Ongoing Series Signals Uneven Business Growth, Euro Zone Crisis, Fiscal Policy Issues and Potential Slower Global Recovery D&B (NYSE: DNB) announced the results of its first mid-year global outlook, a comprehensive study based on an analysis of its proprietary business data. D&B’s mid-year review indicates a challenging second half to the year, but an overall climate of improving U.S. ... Read More »

D&B and GlobalSoft Partner with Informatica to Power-Charge Customer Master Data

D&B enters Master Data Management market with GlobalSoft and Informatica; businesses can now leverage timely customer data using D&B’s Data-as-a-Service platform and global database, improving data accuracy, decision making. GlobalSoft, a global software consultancy, and D&B have partnered to launch D&B360 for Informatica MDM. This marks the first time that D&B has used its Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution to integrate its ... Read More »

D&B Releases D&B360 with Enhanced Data and Analytics for Deeper Customer and Prospect Insights

D&B (NYSE: DNB), has made available enhanced data functionality for D&B360, including company financial data, competitor information and industry research.  D&B360 seamlessly integrates D&B data and other essential business information into CRM applications and provides data management, cleansing and enrichment capabilities.  By providing a deeper understanding of a customer’s financial position and industry standing, sales and marketing teams using D&B360 ... Read More »

D&B Shutters Shanghai Roadway D&B Marketing Services Co. Ltd.

D&B announced today complete shutdown of its Roadway consumer direct marketing business.  On March 18, 2012, D&B announced it had temporarily suspended its Shanghai Roadway D&B Marketing Services Co. Ltd. (“Roadway”) operations in China, pending an investigation into allegations that certain data collection practices may have violated local Chinese consumer data privacy laws.   D&B are cooperating with the local Chinese ... Read More »

D&B Q1 Total Revenue Flat: – Revenues for North America Down 2% – International Revenues up 8% (BFX)

Total revenue for the first quarter of 2012 was $402.8 million, flat both before and after the effect of foreign exchange from the prior year similar period(1).  Operating income before non-core gains and charges for the first quarter of 2012 was $106.0 million, up 3% from the prior year similar period, primarily due to reengineering savings(2).  North America: Total revenue ... Read More »

D&B Enhances Portfolio Risk Manager™ for DNBi with Deeper Analytic Capabilities

Dun & Bradstreet has launched additional analytic functions to its Portfolio Risk Manager for DNBi.  With eight new reports and an improved user experience, customers using Portfolio Risk Manager can stay ahead of risk and capitalize on opportunity in a more strategic and focused way to protect their businesses. Portfolio Risk Manager provides customers with the only on-demand and customizable ... Read More »

D&B Reports 5% Revenue Growth for 2011

Core revenue for the full year 2011 was $1,758.5 million. This result is up 5% from the prior year similar period, before the effect of foreign exchange, (up 7% after the effect of foreign exchange). Operating income before non-core gains and charges for the full year 2011 was $500.1 million, up 4% from the prior year similar period. On a ... Read More »

D&B Appoints Paul D. Ballew Chief Data and Analytics Officer

Almost unnoticed and without fanfare D&B is ramping up its data and analytics capabilities by hiring Paul D. Ballew as Chief Data and Analytics Officer.    He will be responsible for global data and information management, customer analytics, predictive analytics and the overall data and analytic strategy for the company.    According to Mr. Ballew’s credentials he does not come with ... Read More »

D&B Feels the Pulse of the US Economy

D&B has released its latest U.S. Business Trends Report for the 12 month period ending September 2011.  The U.S. Business Trends Report reflects the results of this tracking for approximately 34 million active U.S.-based businesses in D&B’s global database. This report summarized data trends for the 12 month period ending September 30, 2011.  D&B’s cogent indicators are sensitive to a ... Read More »

D&B Offers Strategic Risk Management with New Portfolio Risk Manager™ for DNBi

D&B announced Portfolio Risk Manager™ for DNBi to enhance the DNBi Risk Management™ suite of products.  Portfolio Risk Manager for DNBi is the only on-demand and customizable solution that combines proprietary D&B insight with users’ customer data, allowing businesses to see risk and opportunity across their entire customer base —through simple one-click reports.  Credit professionals at more than 20,000 companies ... Read More »

Salesforce.com and Dun & Bradstreet Launch Data.com

Salesforce.com is joining forces with Dun & Bradstreet on Data.com, a cloud-based storehouse of company and customer contact information for use in CRM (customer relationship management) systems. The Dun & Bradstreet partnership will provide Data.com users with access to 200 million businesses.  That information will “seamlessly integrate” with the Jigsaw contact data and be accessible from within Salesforce.com’s on-demand CRM ... Read More »