Monthly Archives: February 2019

R.L. Polk & Co’s surprising, untold story

Surprisingly, it’s a virtually untold story until now: a made-in-Detroit saga, little known because family-owned R.L. Polk & Co. never sold public stock, never published quarterly sales and profits. But it was a true American trailblazer in establishing information itself as a highly valuable product. It’s a story of innovation, entrepreneurship and reinvention; a nation […]