Inquiry Management Systems

Digital Ads Continue to Drive Industry Growth
April 18, 2014

April 9, 2014 - In 2013, the business-to-business media and information industry grew 4.8 percent, according to the full year 2013 ABM BIN Report. That compares with a revised growth rate of 2.7 percent in 2012. In terms of total dollar volume, industry revenue in 2013 was $26.85 billion, compared with $25.62 billion in 2012.

Press Release: ABM Report Finds Mobile Advertising & Data Services Surged in B2B Media in First Half of 2013
December 17, 2013

NEW YORK - December 16, 2013 -American Business Media (ABM) the association of Business Information Companies, and a division of the Software & Information Industry Association  (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries announced the release of its Business Information Network (BIN) Report, an ongoing research project that calculates the size of the industry, considers revenue from trade events, print advertising, digital (online) advertising, and business information products and database services (collectively, "data").

Active Interest Media Selects IMS
May 8, 2008

Martin Hochstein, President of IMS, is pleased to announce that Active Interest Media has recently moved their lead generating business for 6 of their 10 magazines (American Cowboy, Building Systems, Log Home Design, Log Home Living, Timber Home Living, and Vegetarian Times) to the company. Andrew Clurman, COO of Active Interest Media, said, “The synergy of combining our ad tracking data with lead generating data insures that we get a bigger ‘bang for our buck’. The sales force now has integrated information to help drive our advertising revenue. This, combined with the innovative suite of IMS lead generation products, brings our many different lead

Focusing on Success
August 1, 2007

You have probably heard the news that Condé Nast is folding women’s magazine Jane. This follows a number of closings this year, including other big-name consumer and b-to-b titles. All these closings have to worry even those of us with the brightest outlooks. There also are a lot of mixed messages out there, and sometimes even if there are reasons to be optimistic, they get lost in the shuffle. While we may have seen a ray of hope in the Magazine Publishers of America (MPA) announcement that 105 magazine launches were announced in the first quarter of 2007, a 4-percent increase over the same

VNU Agrees to $9B Private Equity Buyout
March 1, 2006

HAARLEM, Netherlands, March 8, 2006 - VNU N.V. (ASE: VNU), a global information and media company, and Valcon Acquisition B.V. a holding company newly incorporated in the Netherlands, announced today that they have agreed to a public offer for VNU that values the company's equity at EUR 7.5 billion, (U.S. $9 billion) or EUR 28.75 per common share. The expectation that VNU would reach an agreement on the intended public offer for all of the company's issued common shares and 7 percent preferred shares was realized after a meeting of the company's supervisory board in Haarlem. Following the meeting, VNU and Valcon Acquisition entered into a

The Top 30 Book Manufacturers
June 1, 2004

It's not likely a big surprise that Quebecor World held fast to its No. 1 spot among the Top Book Manufacturers—ranked by book-manufacturing revenue—in the United States and Canada. With a $36 million lead over R.R. Donnelley, and a $273 million lead over third-ranked Von Hoffmann Corp., Quebecor World isn't likely to lose its position anytime soon. Both top seeds, however, saw book revenue drop in 2003. In fact, revenue for three of the top five sank by a total of nearly $130 million. Arvato Print USA (a division of Bertelsmann) and Von Hoffmann were the only two in the top five