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 Will IGNITE Be the Next Restaurant Bankruptcy in 2017?
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Although the restaurant industry is showing signs of growth in 2017, consumers are still looking elsewhere for dinner.

Ezra Holdings: The Latest Energy Business Bankruptcy, But Not the Last
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Continued struggles in the energy industry have claimed yet another victim. See the financial red flags to look out for in your oil & gas counterparties.

Business Bankruptcy: Unilife Corp. Pulls the Plug
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By CreditRiskMonitor

We predicted that medical device maker Unilife Corp. was headed for bankruptcy in our High Risk Report; they finally pulled the plug. What can we learn from their financial distress?

Supply Chain Financial Risk By The Numbers: Is It On Your Radar? 5 Strategies to Manage Critical Supplier Financial Risk
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Supplier financial distress can blindside procurement, and disrupt operations. Here are five helpful supplier management strategies, to help you ward off disruption.

4 Qualities You Really Need in a Credit Risk Score, For Better Credit Portfolio Bankruptcy Risk Analysis
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Find out what to look for when comparing credit risk scores, and ask key questions as you size up your options.

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By CreditRiskMonitor

What do Westinghouse Electric, General Motors (NYSE: GM), Chrysler, Pacific Gas & Electric (NYSE: PCG), and Kodak (NYSE: KODK) have in common?

Massive Credit Risk in 2017, as Retail Tries to Regain Equilibrium
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Retailer bankruptcies and store closings have spiked in 2017. Find out how to get ahead of credit risk in this troubled sector.

How to Beat Public Company Bankruptcy Risk With a Solid One-Two Punch
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Public companies may be a bigger part of your credit risk exposure than you think. Learn how a strong ‘one-two punch’ helps to keep this often-overlooked risk in check.

Bankruptcy Red Flags for Troubled Media Company Spanish Broadcasting Systems, Inc.
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Deep problems, more bad news: Learn why Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. is much riskier than its media company peers, in our latest High Risk Report.

Credit Risk: How hhgregg’s trade creditors could have avoided a $54 million surprise
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Another retailer files for bankruptcy, and their 20 largest unsecured trade creditors may be on the hook for up to $54 million. Could they have seen it coming?

Crowdsourced Credit Risk Score: The Credit Manager’s Secret Weapon
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Learn how activity signals from your fellow credit managers ups the FRISK® score’s accuracy of predicting business failure — right when you need it.

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By CreditRiskMonitor

Global solar panel prices appear to be stabilizing after falling off a cliff in 2016. This respite is a welcome relief for solar manufacturers around the world.

March, 2017 Bankruptcy Risk in Printing, Publishing and Related Industries
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By CreditRiskMonitor

With bankruptcy risk up +87% since the last recession, spotting financial distress in the printing and publishing industries is more important than ever. Read on, to avoid getting blindsided.

Two More Retail Bankruptcy Filings: Will the Bon-Ton Be Next?
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Is Bon-Ton Stores a credit risk? Find out why prospects don’t look good ... and proceed with caution!

The Frisk® score predicted bankruptcy more than a year before it arrived
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By CreditRiskMonitor

This regional department store chain may file for bankruptcy as soon as this month, but the FRISK® score saw trouble coming long before it arrived. Find out why in this in-depth analysis.

Despite rising oil prices, February 2017 Brings Another Oil and Gas Company Bankruptcy Filing (Vanguard Natural Resources LLC)
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By CreditRiskMonitor

Vanguard is the latest oil & gas company to file for Chapter 11. See the signs of growing financial trouble, in this bankruptcy case study.

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