PRODUCT, COST PER REPORT & CONTENT/CAVEATS

DUN & BRADSTREET (www.dnb.com/products/secure.htm#bbr):

BUSINESS BACKGROUND REPORT $20

Company history, executive bios. Clunky interface.

SUPPLIER EVALUATION REPORT $85

Court actions, payment trends. Also clunky, and data thin on newer companies.

NET EARNINGS (www.creditfyi.com):

CreditFYI EVALUATION $14.95

Bankruptcies, tax liens, a rating of payment timeliness. Few specifics to support rating.

AMERICAN BUSINESS INFORMATION (www.abii.com)

BUSINESS PROFILE & CREDIT REPORT $5

Address, business type, local competitors. Bare-bones info with cartoonish icons.

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