US consumer credit report agency Equifax has reported a 1% increase in net income to $70.8m for the second quarter 2008, on revenue up 10% at $501.9m.During the quarter, US consumer information solutions revenue rose 9% to $228.6m, while international sales grew 19% to $137.5m. TALX revenue increased 18% to $76.7m, North America personal solutions revenue rose 8% to $41.5m, and North America commercial solutions revenue grew 15% to $17.6m.Richard F Smith, chairman and chief executive at Equifax, said: "We continue to invest for the future through new product innovation, international expansion, and enhancing our value-added services, including enabling technologies and predictive sciences. In spite of the fact that the economy has weakened further since we last gave guidance, we are confident our full-year performance will be in the middle to lower half of that range assuming economic conditions remain similar to what we experienced during the quarter."


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