Dun & Bradstreet and Lycos are teaming to offer CompaniesOnline
, a database combining Lycos' search capabilities with business-related data from D&B. A user performing a search can generate the URL for a company online as well as information about the company such as company size, ownership, parent name, contact name, etc. Listed companies also will be able to purchase ad pages connected to their listing for an annual subscription fee. D&B and Lycos will sell banner ads as well.
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