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How Hearst Doubled Its Size in 5 Years, an Interview with President David Carey
June 8, 2015

I spoke with David recently about his upcoming fifth anniversary as president of Hearst Magazines and we talked about some of his most important successes, which he shared totally with his team, and about a particular failure that he assumed complete responsibility for. It was a conversation that looked back on his early years at Hearst, checked in with his present situation, and also expanded into the future of the globally-growing company. His focus is clear; while he's very proud of his team's accomplishments over the last five years, he's also ready to move forward

Buyer's Guide 2015: Audience Data Management
April 1, 2015

Fulfillment providers have always been a crucial part of the magazine industry. As long as readers subscribe to print magazines, circulation files will need to be managed. What has changed is that the data publishers can collect about their subscribers has expanded well beyond basic demographics. As our digital footprints continue to grow, traditional fulfillment and list management services are being supplemented by more holistic audience data solutions.

Press Release: CDS Global Now Managing Print, Digital Magazine Processing for The Atlantic
March 13, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa & WASHINGTON - March 11, 2015 - CDS Global announced today a business process outsourcing partnership with The Atlantic, working with the publication on order and customer management solutions to support the magazine's print and digital content offerings. CDS Global is providing The Atlantic with full-service magazine fulfillment, including digital marketing services, multichannel customer service, mailing services and circulation analytics.

Press Release: Harvard Business Review Selects CDS Global for Print Magazine Processing & Content Access
March 5, 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa & BOSTON - March 3, 2015 - Harvard Business Review and CDS Global announced today a partnership to support the magazine's print and digital content offerings worldwide. CDS Global, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hearst Corp., will provide full-service order management, fulfillment, customer service, mailing services and business intelligence for Harvard Business Review's print magazine, as well as access management to online content and archives on

CDS Global's Optimism for the Publishing Industry
February 12, 2014

Malcolm Netburn has a positive outlook on the publishing industry. Perhaps that only comes naturally to the former deputy mayor of Pleasantville, N.Y.

His optimism helps keep the 2,500 employees at Des Moines-based content fulfillment company CDS Global moving forward.

If you ask Netburn, the company's CEO, the magazine and publishing industry is not dissolving, as some say. It's evolving, with new means of receiving information leading the digital age.

A New Year's Letter from Hearst Magazines President David Carey
January 6, 2014

I always look forward to the new year and the enormous promise it holds. As 2014 begins, it's an opportunity to reflect on what we've accomplished and outline our priorities for the next 12 months.

I'm very proud of all we achieved in 2013, and it is our exceptional people and unique culture that make it all possible. Thanks to you, today Hearst Magazines is by far the strongest global magazine publishing company, and we're well positioned for 2014.

FMA Day 2013: Subscription Strategy, Social Smarts and Recognition
October 11, 2013

The Fulfillment Management Association's FMA Day 2013 held at the Princeton Club of New York opened with a clear presentation by Ethan Grey, SVP of digital strategy and initiatives at the MPA. Grey shared several digital success stories and then went on to explain that as an industry we need to market digital editions better than we have to date. He used Hearst as an example of a digital industry leader who has a "be everywhere strategy."

Monetizing the Digital Revolution: Media Industry Benchmark & Trending Study, 3rd Edition
June 18, 2013

Available Now - Monetizing the Digital Revolution, 3rd Edition, a comprehensive study by Folio and CDS Global. This study includes survey data from 576 industry professionals and provides unique insights on how digital technology is transforming the media industry. Download this study and see how your business compares to that of the industry.