What is the difference between a Vendor Number and a DUNS number?

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When our Implementation Analyst is asking us for our Vendor number with our retailers, is that the same as our DUNS number?
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Hi Megan! Thank you for your post! Often times retailers will have a unique number assigned to each vendor for identification purposes, and this would be known as a Vendor Number. A DUNS number, in comparison, is a 9-digit number specific to a vendor's physical location, and is obtained from Dun & Bradstreet at www.dnb.com.

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