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Outsell Expands Leadership Team

Burlingame, CA, and London, UK—October 24, 2012—Outsell, Inc., the leading research and advisory firm for the information and publishing industries, has expanded its leadership team and coverage. Alexander Linden has joined as the Vice President & Lead Analyst for Content Technology Rich Kreisman joined as the Vice President & Practice Leader for Science, Technology, and Healthcare William Jan is the ... Read More »

Sinotrust Launches China Kids Study

Sinotrust has launched a service integrating data from a number of sources on the c.140m Chinese children aged six to fourteen.The Sinotrust CIS (Children Insights Study) covers a huge range of markets from educational institutions and entertainment places, through food and clothing to toys, books, audio and video products. The firm says the area is poorly serviced and understood at ... Read More »

Forrester Research Q2 Revenues Up 7.6%

Total revenues were $79.1 million for the second quarter of 2012, compared with $73.5 million for the second quarter of last year.  On a GAAP basis, net income was $7.8 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2012, compared with net income of $5.5 million, or $0.24 per diluted share, for the same period last year. ... Read More »

Outsell Inc. Publishes Market Report, “Market Analysis: The Marketing Services Opportunity”

Marketing services is a troublesome tease for publishers.  The questions heard in executives’ offices in 2012 on the subject are more frequently the skeptical “Why should we?” questions than the tactical “How do we?” Skepticism dominates. Compounding the already difficult decision making, everyone defines marketing services differently. This report addresses these key questions: What is it? How big is the ... Read More »

Gartner Q2 2012 Revenues UP 9%

Total revenue was $397.5 million for second quarter 2012, up 9% compared to second quarter 2011.  Total revenue increased 12% excluding the impact of foreign exchange. Second quarter 2012 net income was $41.5 million, an increase of 29% over second quarter 2011, and Normalized EBITDA was $79.0 million, an increase of 16%. Diluted earnings per share was $0.43 in second ... Read More »

Sinotrust Analyzed the 150k-190k Yuan Passenger Car Market Outlook

At the Automotive Market Video Conference hosted by the China Automobile Dealers Association and jointly organized by Sinotrust, the China Passenger Cars Association and Auto Sohu, Ms. Wang Zhi, Deputy Director of Research & Consulting Department of Sinotrust Automotive Marketing Solutions delivered a keynote speech themed 150k-190k Yuan Market, Next Focus? According to Wang, the distribution of passenger car prices ... Read More »

Sinotrust: China’s Toy Industry Enjoys Huge Market Potential

Sinotrust, China’s leading market research institution, recently pointed out that the toy industry is a sunrise industry in China after multiple surveys on the kids market. At present, the world’s toy market is growing at the average rate of 5% per year. However, as compared with the overseas toy market, the domestic toy market lags behind for over a decade ... Read More »

Incisive Media Launches New Business Research Division

Incisive Media one of the world’s fastest growing B2B information providers, has launched a new business unit, Computing Research to provide the market intelligence that senior IT decision makers and IT vendors need to help them make better decisions.  Aligned to the launch Computing Research has released its first “Computing Research’s “IT Buyer’s Cycle Review””, a report that is aimed ... Read More »

Outsell Inc. Expands to Support Global Growth

Outsell, Inc., a founder member of BIIA, continues to increase the depth and breadth of its industry coverage, unveils new brand, launches a new version of its iPad app, and expands its executive team to support global growth.  The company announced today that it is expanding its high value research and advisory services to consumer media and software applications, and ... Read More »

Sinotrust Reports 15% Growth in 2011

Sinotrust, China’s leading automotive market research and business information company, released its 2011 results at a recent annual meeting which also coincided with Sinotrust’s 19th anniversary. Lei Lin, Co-President & Joint CEO of Sinotrust announced that Sinotrust’s business revenue in the year 2011 topped 350 million Yuan (US$55 million), which was an increase of 15 percent compared to the previous ... Read More »

Sinotrust Celebrated its 19th Anniversary with the Theme “Create Lasting Brilliance, Trust for the Future”

The evening of April 27, 2012 marked the grand event of Sinotrust’s 2011 annual meeting and the company’s 19th anniversary celebration. The event was attended by founders and leaders of Sinotrust, including its Co-President & Joint CEO Mr. Brook Zhang and Mr. Lei Lin, representatives from Experian China, a strategic partner for Sinotrust, as well as representatives from the Sinotrust ... Read More »

Gartner Acquires IDEAS (Australia) for AUD20 Million

Gartner Australasia has agreed to acquire IDEAS International, a firm which provides enterprise IT research, insight, analysis and tools to technology vendors and global IT users. The cash deal is valued at approximately $AUD 20m. IDEAS has operations in the US, Australia and the UK and focuses on a number of sectors, including servers, storage, software, services and cloud. For ... Read More »

Sinotrust Held 2012 First Seminar of Beijing Auto Information Sodality

Sinotrust, a member of BIIA, continues to make substantial progress in building its vertical information segment by working effectively with important institutions and industry leaders. The “Beijing Auto Information Sodality—2012 First Seminar on Policies and Market” was held at Sinotrust.   Hui Yumei, Director of Sinotrust Automotive Marketing Research Services, pointed out that in 2012 Q1, the Chinese automotive market registered ... Read More »

Online Information Show 2012 London, United Kingdom

November 20-21, 2012, Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, London, United Kingdom MESSAGE FROM THE CONFERENCE CHAIR-STEPHEN DALE Surviving and thriving in a chaotic and increasingly volatile global environment requires organisations to be far more agile and innovative than at any time in our recent history. We’ve moved from the industrial age to the age of knowledge, where competitive advantage is predicated ... Read More »

Sinotrust Receives a High Appraisal for “The Social Satisfaction Assessment Project of Shenzhen Maritime Safety Administration”

At the “Shenzhen Maritime Safety Administration Working Conference 2012”, Sinotrust presented the research results of the “Shenzhen Maritime Safety Administration Satisfaction Assessment 2011”. Sinotrust carried out research oriented to the society and targets on such service channels as the Government Affairs Center of Maritime Department, hot line service, organ and office service, on-site service, Internet service, in addition to the ... Read More »

The Global 5000 Database Emerges from Obscurity

According to its website The Global 5000 Database is a researched and compiled database of the 5000 largest companies in the world.   Based on revenue/sales generated, the database contains both public and private companies, covering all industries in all countries. We go beyond existing lists and rankings of products like the Fortune 1000 or Forbes private rankings. The company was ... Read More »

Forrester Research Reports Double Digit Growth for 2011

Total revenues were $283.6 million for 2011, compared with $250.7 million for 2010 up 13% Research Services revenues were $191.6 million up 13.7% Advisory Services and other  revenues were $91.9 million up 11% On a GAAP basis, net income was $23.0 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, for 2011, compared with net income of $20.5 million, or $0.89 per diluted ... Read More »