Could Your Business Be at Higher Risk Than Others?

There are too many factors to consider when assessing the overall risk of a business, but by focusing on a few key indicators, we can help you see whether something like your state, industry, or years in business may be contributing to business risk for your company. Take our short quiz below!


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Learn about different types of business risk and how you can help reduce them
Did you know that Alabama ranked 30 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Manufacturing scored a 52% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Roughly 37% of the companies in Dun & Bradstreet’s database have been in business for less than 5 years.
Fun Fact: Of the customers in Dun & Bradstreet’s database that have been in business less than 5 years, about 8% are using trade credit products to monitor their business or another’s.
Nice work! Monitoring the companies in your supply chain can help you identify and mitigate many different kinds of risk.
Be proactive about your risk management and consider using D&B Credit Reporter to monitor the business credit reports of companies you work with. This can help you manage cash flow, avoid bad debt, and more.
Unfortunately, based on your location, you may be at a higher level of risk than other businesses.
Congratulations!
Your industry and state are healthier than others.
To help manage your risk, consider using
D&B Credit Reporter to monitor the business credit reports of the companies you work with.
Good News!
Your industry and state are healthier than others. However, based on the number of companies you work with, you may still be at risk.
To help manage your risk, consider using D&B Credit Reporter to monitor the business credit reports of the companies you work with.
Good News!
Your industry and state are healthier than others. However, based on how many years you’ve been in business, you may still be at risk.
To help protect your business, consider using D&B Credit Reporter to monitor the business credit reports of the companies you work with. This can help you manage cash flow, avoid bad debt, and more.
Did you know that Alaska ranked 6 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Arizona ranked 47 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Arkansas ranked 22 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that California ranked 16 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Colorado ranked 17 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Connecticut ranked 44 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Delaware ranked 34 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Florida ranked 15 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Georgia ranked 33 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Hawaii ranked 9 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Idaho ranked 11 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Illinois ranked 35 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Indiana ranked 2 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Iowa ranked 12 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Kansas ranked 7 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Kentucky ranked 41 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Maine ranked 31 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Maryland ranked 25 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Massachusetts ranked 50 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Michigan ranked 13 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Minnesota ranked 14 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Mississippi ranked 45 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Missouri ranked 37 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Montana ranked number 1 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Nebraska ranked 38 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Nevada ranked 28 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that New Hampshire ranked 20 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that New Jersey ranked 24 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that New Mexico ranked 5 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that New York ranked 46 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that North Carolina ranked 26 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that North Dakota ranked 19 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Ohio ranked 36 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Oklahoma ranked 43 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Oregon ranked 8 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Pennsylvania ranked 40 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Rhode Island ranked 48 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that South Carolina ranked 27 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that South Dakota ranked 4 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Tennessee ranked 42 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Texas ranked 32 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Utah ranked 49 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Vermont ranked 29 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Virginia ranked 3 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Washington ranked 18 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that West Virginia ranked 39 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Wisconsin ranked 23 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Did you know that Wyoming ranked 10 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Construction scored a 52% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Retail scored a 52% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Telecommunications scored a 52% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Automotive scored a 52% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Business Services scored a 52% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Financial Services scored a 51% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Insurance scored a 52% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Natural Resources scored a 52% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Personal Services scored a 51% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Real Estate scored a 52% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
Transportation scored a 52% in Dun & Bradstreet’s 2017 Overall Business Health Index, putting it in the neutral risk zone.
About 29% of the companies in Dun & Bradstreet’s database have been in business for 5-10 years.
Nearly 18% of companies in Dun & Bradstreet’s database have been in business 10-20 years.
Only about 17% of companies in Dun & Bradstreet’s database have been in business 20 years or more.
Fun Fact: Of the customers in Dun & Bradstreet’s database that have been in business 5-10 years, about 9% are using trade credit products to monitor their business or another’s.
Fun Fact: 90% of Fortune 500 companies use Dun & Bradstreet products and services, and thousands of Dun & Bradstreet customers use D&B® data and analytics for insight into partners, suppliers, and customers.
Did you know: Companies that don’t monitor the entities in their supply chain may be subject to risks involving cash flow, bad debt, and slow payments.
Did you know: Companies that don’t monitor the entities in their supply chain may be subject to risks involving cash flow, bad debt, and slow payments.
Did you know that Louisiana ranked 21 out of 50 in the August 2017 Economic Health Tracker from Dun & Bradstreet? The state ranked #1 is considered the healthiest state by the index.
Where is your business located, or headquartered?
What industry are you in?
How many years has your company been in business?
How many companies are you working with right now?
Are you monitoring the credit of the companies in your supply chain?
While our analysts are calculating your business risk, tell us a little about yourself so we can send resources to help you reduce your risk.
To learn more about the Dun & Bradstreet US Economic Health Tracker, visit us at dnb.com
To learn more about the Dun & Bradstreet US Economic Health Tracker, visit us at dnb.com
To learn more about the Dun & Bradstreet US Economic Health Tracker, visit us at dnb.com
To learn more about the Dun & Bradstreet US Economic Health Tracker, visit us at dnb.com
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