Experian, the largest credit information services company, has started to undertake a review of its product portfolio contemplating to divest PriceGrabber and its French transaction services.  Running out of sizable acquisition targets, which has sustained its incredible growth during the past five years, organic growth has declined to 2%.  To shore up results Experian intends to cut cost, lay off personnel; concentrate on core competencies and to take market share from competitors.  Last time this happened, it led to price erosion which made customers very happy.

BIIA Newsletter February 2008 Issue