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SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO.

March 16, 2015 In an update last week, Dun & Bradstreet editor Adam Anderson detailed how Southwest Airlines‘ simple approach (low cost, no frills) — combined with a steep decline […]

Doctor’s Associates Inc.

March 9, 2015 In an update last week, Dun & Bradstreet editor Michael McLellan discussed two of the reasons for the success of sandwich chain Subway (which is owned by […]

Lennar Corporation

February 16, 2015 In an update last week, D&B Editor Christian Hudspeth explained why “simply put, business has been good” for Lennar Corporation over the past five years. The homebuilder, […]

Infineon Technologies AG

February 9, 2015 In an update last week, D&B Editor Tim Green highlighted Infineon Technologies’ positive financial performance amid increased capital investments and a historic acquisition. Germany’s largest chip maker, […]

Purdue University

January 19, 2015 In an update last week, D&B Editor Diane Ramirez discussed how Purdue University‘s revenue increased 1% in 2013 to $1.5 billion as a result of higher student […]

Netflix, Inc.

December 29, 2014 Full stream ahead! In an update last week, D&B Editor Adam Anderson discussed movie subscription service Netflix‘s record-high revenues and the reasons behind them. The company reported […]

FedEx Corporation

December 1, 2014 In an update last week — just in time for the busy holiday season — D&B Editor Adam Anderson detailed the growth of FedEx, the world’s top […]

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation

November 10, 2014 In an update last week, D&B Editor Tim Green noted the “explosive” growth of IT services provider Cognizant Technology Solutions. Revenue and profit both rose about 20% […]

Protective Life Corporation

November 3, 2014 In an update last week, D&B Editor Lynett Oliver discussed the financial success of acquisitive life insurer Protective Life as it is being acquired itself. The company’s […]

Murphy Oil Corporation

October 27, 2014 In an update last week, D&B Editor Stuart Hampton discussed Murphy Oil‘s transformation into a pure-play exploration and production company. In 2013 it spun off its US […]