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Gary Stockton

Gary Stockton is a Senior Manager of Content Marketing for Experian Business Information Services. He is charged with spreading awareness through content marketing for Experian thought leadership content in addition to leading social media and community building efforts.
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Are you a Veteran Entrepreneur?

April 20, 2018 by Gary Stockton

 

Experian Business Information Services is currently working on a series of articles focused on veterans who went into business for themselves after their military career. We are interested in learning how veteran entrepreneurs transitioned from...

How insurance carriers can use social media to improve underwriting

April 16, 2018 by Gary Stockton

A gastro pub restaurant applies for business insurance and is approved. However, social media insights show the restaurant is declining. Even though underwriters usually take a quick look at social media postings, evaluating the trends of the...

How the changes to consumer tax lien data impact commercial credit profiles and scores

April 10, 2018 by Gary Stockton

Last year the three primary credit bureaus; Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion announced and implemented enhanced standards for the collection and timely updating of public record data reported on consumer credit reports. This was done in...

New study focuses on millennial-owned small business

April 02, 2018 by Gary Stockton

Pew Research Center has stated that the Millennials are projected to be the largest generation by 2050. So with this in mind Experian examined the business credit trends of Millennial business owners to see how their behaviors might impact small...

How are you underwriting for cyber risks? What you don’t know, can hurt you

March 21, 2018 by Gary Stockton

No business wants to be hacked or suffer a breach. Alarming headlines seemingly every week remind businesses of the impact – damaged reputation, data loss, revenue loss and even going out of business. Because of the realities of a breach, many...

7 Ways to Reduce Your Risk of B2B Ship-To Fraud

March 13, 2018 by Gary Stockton

The lease for the $50,000 office equipment seemed like any other order at first glance. The customer passed the credit check without issues. But when the multinational corporation was unable to collect payment, it dug deeper and realized that the...

Business Q&A: Main Street Credit Trends with Derrek McCrank

March 06, 2018 by Gary Stockton

Gary Stockton: Experian has just released the Q4 2017 Main Street Report. We partner with Moody's Analytics on this report each quarter, and Derrek Grunfelder-McCrank is the economist who works on the report. We asked him a few questions about...

Does student loan debt make it harder to start successful small businesses?

February 22, 2018 by Gary Stockton

According to the Kauffman Foundation business starts in the United States have been on a steady decline for the past four decades, while the cost of education has risen. In fact, as of 2017, outstanding college debt stood at 1.4 trillion dollars.

Small business credit conditions positive in Q4 as balances grow

February 13, 2018 by Gary Stockton

 

Experian and Moody’s Analytics just released the latest Experian/Moody’s Analytics Main Street Report for Q4 2017. The report brings deep insight into the overall financial well-being of the small-business landscape, as well as providing...

Q4 2017 Interactive Business Information Map Now Available

February 12, 2018 by Gary Stockton

Experian has released an update to the Business Information Map for Q4 2017. The map provides a state and metro level view of small business credit performance on a quarterly and year over year basis.

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