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Informa's growth strategy: Markets and users, not platforms

Informa's growth strategy: Markets and users, not platforms

Neil Thackray10th November 2014

It was once mooted that Informa and UBM should merge. Having listened to each of their recent strategy presentations from their newish CEO’s, it is clear that these two businesses have much less in common than was once the case.

B2B Media, Finance and Deals

Why are there so few senior women in media? Views from four female leaders

Why are there so few senior women in media? Views from four female leaders

Jasper Jackson6th November 2014

When it comes to diversity at the top, the media industry is as guilty as almost any other of failing to represent the society it serves. We talked to senior leaders from Hearst, the Guardian, Centaur and the Financial Times about their experiences and what can be done to make sure women get the opportunities they deserve.

Advertising, B2B Media, Broadcast, Consumer Media, Digital Media, Finance and Deals, Mobile, Newspapers

How Axel Springer's digital acquisitions ease the pressure on its falling print circulations

How Axel Springer's digital acquisitions ease the pressure on its falling print circulations

Chris Sutcliffe6th November 2014

Axel Springer has passed a major milestone - generating more than half its revenues from digital. And unlike many of its peers, classified's have been a big part of its digital success story.

Advertising, Digital Media, Finance and Deals, Newspapers

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LinkedIn Q3: Marketing Solutions Revenue Up 45% As Bizo Integration Continues

Kelly LiyakasaAdexchanger.com30th October 2014

LinkedIn's revenue grew 45% YoY in Q3 to $568 million. Its Marketing Solutions division also increased 45% YoY, totaling $109 million in revenue. Marketing Solutions, which makes up 19% of LinkedIn's total revenue, is one of the social network's three lines of business. Overall member growth was strong. LinkedIn now has 332 million members, up 28% YoY. […]

B2B Media, Digital Media, Finance and Deals

Netflix's U.S. growth slows, shares plunge

Reuters16th October 2014

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc signed up fewer video streaming subscribers than forecast for the quarter that ended in September as its U.S. growth slowed markedly, sending its shares plunging as much as 27 percent.

Broadcast, Digital Media, Finance and Deals

Martha Stewart’s Magazines to Outsource Business Side to Meredith

By CHRISTINE HAUGHNEYNew York Times15th October 2014

The two titles, Martha Stewart Living and Martha Stewart Weddings, will be pitched to advertisers along with 14 Meredith brands.

Consumer Media, Finance and Deals

WPP Gets Stake In Rentrak; Rentrak Gets Kantar Media’s US TV Business

Kelly LiyakasaAdexchanger.com9th October 2014

WPP Group planted a stake Thursday in Rentrak by acquiring $98 million of the media measurement company’s common stock (12.4% of total shares). In return, Rentrak gets Kantar Media’s TV measurement business in the US. WPP also made a $56 million cash investment in the company, which, barring regulatory approval, would give the holding company […]

Advertising, Finance and Deals

The five reasons behind PayPal's split from eBay

Telegraph.co.uk - Media1st October 2014

The online auction house spent nine months telling investors that PayPal and eBay were 'better together'. Here's why it changed its mind.

Finance and Deals


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