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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Nathan Hutton Receives Credit Executive of the Year Award »
During the Fresh Ground virtual conference on May 14, 2020, 2019/20 NACM North Central Chair Brett Wegner announced this y...
Sunday, May 17, 2020
Fresh Ground Keynote Available to Members On-Demand »
At a 2010 NACM North Central meeting, former Minnesota state demographer Tom Gillaspy provided forecasts about a rapidly a...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
On-Demand Member Webinar Provides Economic Insights for the COVID-19 Era »
The response to the COVID-19 virus has been to shut down society to limit its spread, but this has sent the global economy...
Friday, January 31, 2020
Credit Managers’ Index Soars »
The Credit Managers' Index (CMI) is off to an overwhelming start to 2020. While other indices such as the purchasing manag...
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Bankruptcy Filings Register First Year-Over-Year Increase in Eight Years »
After declining for eight consecutive years, total bankruptcy filings during calendar year 2019 (Jan. 1-Dec. 31) increased...

General News
Monday, May 25, 2020
NACM North Central Members Share Experiences and Lessons Learned from the Pandemic »
NACM North Central recently asked several members to share their experiences and lessons learned from the pandemic. Follow...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
NACM North Central Members Adjust for the New Credit Landscape »
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting every company doing business in the U.S. in countless ways. Supply chains have experien...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
An Effective Way to Create Urgency to Pay »
Getting past-due customers to pay is an endless challenge for credit and collection departments. Even with thorough collec...
Thursday, April 16, 2020
COVID-19 Legislative Update »
Social distancing necessitated by COVID-19 has shut down more than 60% of the U.S. economy, creating a unique, temporary r...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The Current State of Play in D.C. »
The third COVID-19 Supplemental Appropriations bill, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, was s...

Credit Reporting
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
D&B Offers Pandemic-Related Risk Mitigation Guidance »
In light of the massive disruption to the economy resulting from COVID-19 pandemic mitigation practices, many credit manag...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Experian Introduces COVID-19 Resource Center, Business Risk Index »
Experian North America has introduced several new initiatives to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Two of thes...
Thursday, April 4, 2019
Experian Introduces BusinessIQ 2.0 »
On April 1, 2019, Experian rolled out the newest edition of its commercial credit management application, BusinessIQ 2.0....
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Experian Announces International Report Enhancements »
Experian recently implemented upgrades to its international credit report services. Changes include:  Same...
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
Equifax Introduces Blended Score to Predict Small Business Delinquency »
Equifax recently introduced a blended version of the Commercial Insight Delinquency Score, a high-performance product that...

International News
Friday, January 10, 2020
Forecasted Insolvency Increase in Four Out of Five Countries »
Global bankruptcies are still on the rise, implying higher export risks, according to the latest  Global Insolvency R...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
Cross-Border B2B Payment Growth Fuels Fraud and Data Security Concerns »
New research found that the majority of companies (83%) made cross-border payments in 2019 – a 10% increase over the prior...
Friday, September 20, 2019
Expect an Increase in Eastern European Business Failures »
In 2019, GDP growth in Eastern Europe is forecast to decline to 2.6%, from 3.4% last year. Global trade tensions, heighten...
Sunday, January 6, 2019
Is the Construction Industry Poised for a Global Crisis? »
After 10 years of growth (2008-18), we have reached the peak in the global construction growth cycle, according to project...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
U.S. Trade Tensions with China Not Yet Impacting Most Vendor Relationships »
Two in three (65 percent) companies are not seeing U.S. trade tensions impact their relationships with Chinese vendors, de...