2018 Database Recap

Database Update: 2018 Recap

Database Counts – U.S.

Our employees make nearly 2 million phone calls per months to verify our data to provide you with the most up-to-date information. Below is the activity summary for 2018, showing how information has changed in a year!

U.S. Database Transnational Activity – Verified File

Transaction Type Jan. 2018 Dec. 2018 2018 Total 2018 Average
New Adds to Database 35,641 46,764 66,8671 55,723
Moved to Verified 77,947 422,939 2,403,001 200,250
Removed from Verified 122,707 221,812 2,457,770 204,814
Confirmed Out of Business 4,629 12,640 299,973 24,998
Company Names Changes 73,284 53,455 1,515,744 126,312
Address Changes 46,907 52,463 782,923 65,244
City Changes 10,623 13,340 205,659 17,138
ZIP Code Changes 13,463 12,835 194,894 16,241
Mailing Addresses 27,395 50,858 1,334,793 111,233
Phone Number Changes 19,035 17,876 446,939 37,245
Contact Name Changes 17,933 22,773 1,034,211 86,184
Employment Size 12,136 12,702 246,803 20,567
Primary SIC Code 23,741 27,738 773,115 64,426
Secondary SIC Codes 60,638 49,383 2,028,317 169,026
Linkage Changes/New Linkage 18,426 11,748 487,052 40,588
Website Changes 84,958 80,278 2,101,134 175,095
Fax Number Changes 12,664 13,190 187,785 15,649
Total Transactions 662,127 1,122,794 1,7168,784 1,430,733

Other Updates

Openings and Closings

  • Christopher & Banks plans to close 30 to 40 stores in 2019. Crazy 8s will close all 295 locations starting in February. Vera Bradley is closing up to 50 of its 111 stores by 2021.
  • Medical enhancements including an additional 1,020 specialties were added to physicians with no prior records. Other additions include 528 medical schools attended, 611 graduation years, and 715 board certifications.