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B2B in transition: A snapshot of H1 at Informa and UBM

B2B in transition: A snapshot of H1 at Informa and UBM

4th August 2014

Informa and UBM's half year results were released last week, revealing increased events and international growth, with the traditional elements of these B2B businesses – such as Informa's Business Intelligence division – still struggling.

Informa Plc, UBM, B2B Media, Finance and Deals

Cost cutting and staff cuts help Local World make £38 million profit in its first full year

Cost cutting and staff cuts help Local World make £38 million profit in its first full year

1st August 2014

Local World generated £38.9 million profit during 2013, with revenues of £230.6 million. Print advertising generated £143.32 million or 62.15 percent of total revenue, while circulation revenue was £60.30 million – 26.15 percent. Digital revenue was significantly smaller, making up £20.24 million, or 8.78 percent of total revenue, according to the company’s first set of full accounts, made available by Companies House today.

Local World, Advertising, Finance and Deals, Newspapers

The NYT is running out of options, but it's still making good decisions

The NYT is running out of options, but it's still making good decisions

30th July 2014

The New York Times may have posted some disappointing financials this week, with subscriber growth slowing significantly, but its focus on working out new ways to package its journalism and find new audiences still makes sense.

NYT Co, Advertising, Finance and Deals, Newspapers

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As Gannett Withdraws, Uncertainty at Sports on Earth Site

By CHRISTINE HAUGHNEYNew York Times11th August 2014

The website Sports on Earth lost most of its staff last week after Gannett announced a spinoff of its print companies.

Finance and Deals, Newspapers

DealBook: Gannett Said Near Deal to Buy Rest of Cars.com for $1.8 Billion

By MICHAEL J. DE LA MERCEDNew York Times4th August 2014

The Gannett Company is near a deal to buy the 73 percent of Cars.com that it does not already own for $1.8 billion, valuing the website at nearly $2.5 billion.

Digital Media, Finance and Deals, Newspapers

BT profits boosted by fibre and football

Telegraph.co.uk - Media31st July 2014

Telecoms giant continues financial recovery in spite of tumble in revenue from Global Services IT division

Broadcast, Finance and Deals

ITV buoyant after surge in profits

Brand Republic31st July 2014

ITV has said that it expects to outperform the market across the year as a whole, despite its total share of viewing declining by 5 per cent in the first half of the year.

Broadcast, Finance and Deals

AMC Said to Be in Talks Over Stake in BBC America

By EMILY STEELNew York Times31st July 2014

The transaction would bring together two television groups that target more affluent audiences at a time of vulnerability for smaller media companies.

Broadcast, Finance and Deals


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