The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation
For The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, there’s no business like “know” business. The company, known as D&B, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of business information and research. Its global database contains commercial data on more than 205 million companies. D&B also holds the largest volume of business-credit information in the world. The company mines its data to create software products, web-based applications, and marketing information and purchasing-support services for its customers. Operations are split into three main segments: risk management, sales and marketing solutions, and Internet solutions. Hoover’s, the publisher of this profile, is part of D&B.