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Nielsen

Nielsen

(800) 864-1224

Nielsen

94 years in business
Headquarters
85 Broad Street
New York, NY 10004-2434
Fax Numbers
  • (847) 605-2000
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (646) 654-4500
  • (646) 654-5500
  • (516) 682-6000
  • (847) 605-5000
  • (212) 703-5900
  • (212) 887-1300
  • (800) 962-6700
BBB File Opened: 08/01/1991
Business Started: 01/01/1923
Business Started Locally: 05/23/2006
Business Incorporated: 05/23/2006 in NY
Type of Entity
Corporation
Business Category
  • Market Research & Analysis
  • Publishers - Periodical
  • Media Consultant

Additional Information
  • Nielsen has been made aware of unauthorized third parties attempting to use Nielsen's name fraudulently.  If you should happen to be contacted, be it by phone, email, letter, or other means, offered a check from “Nielsen” and advised...
  • Nielsen has been made aware of unauthorized third parties attempting to use Nielsen's name fraudulently.  If you should happen to be contacted, be it by phone, email, letter, or other means, offered a check from “Nielsen” and advised to cash it in order to use some of the proceeds to test a service (for example: testing a Western Union wire transfer), please disregard and report it to your local authorities immediately. You may also be advised that you may retain the balance from the cashed check as payment, however, the check later bounces.  

    What should you do if contacted? Concerned individuals should report any information regarding these activities to local law enforcement agencies, as well as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) "econsumer.gov" reporting system (https://econsumer.ftccomplaintassistant.gov/).

Alternate Business Names
  • Arbitron Inc.
  • Arbitron Ratings
  • Nielsen Business Media, Inc.
  • Nielsen Homescan
  • Nielsen Online
  • Nielsen National Research Group, Inc.
  • The Nielsen Company, B.V.
  • Nielsen Government and Public Sector, LLC
  • Nielsen Mobile, LLC
  • Showeast, LLC
  • NetRatings, LLC
  • Nielsen IAG, Inc.
  • The Cambridge Group, Inc.
  • National Consumer Panel
  • Photo District News (PDN))
  • Scarborough Research
  • Scarborough
  • Nielsen Audio

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Overview

Nielsen is a global performance management company that provides a comprehensive understanding of what consumers watch and buy. Nielsen's Watch segment provides media and advertising clients with Total Audience measurement services for all devices on which content—video, audio and text—is consumed. The Buy segment offers consumer packaged goods manufacturers and retailers the industry's only global view of retail performance measurement. By integrating information from its Watch and Buy segments and other data sources, Nielsen also provides its clients with analytics. Nielsen, an S&P 500 company, has operations in over 100 countries, covering more than 90% of the world’s population.

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Nielsen

Nielsen

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Customer Review Rating:

21%
71%

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