Business Information Markets 2004-2005

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Published Sep 1, 2004 | 244 Pages | Pub ID: CURP1576606

From analysts with over 20 years experience comes the latest in a long line of market intelligence tools for the Business & Professional Content industry. With more than 240 pages of critical insight, this is a must-have report for you and your company to gain contemporary market knowledge, and in turn increase your competitive edge.

Packed with actionable analytics, this report provides:

  • More than 40 statistical charts and tables
  • Reliable, exclusive market sizing
  • Analysis of critical trends affecting the market
  • Market forecasts through 2008
  • Accurate look at eight major markets—financial news & research, current awareness news & research, brokerage, credit, marketing, legal, tax & public record, and healthcare.
  • Detailed profiles of what 23 leading companies—including Bloomberg L.P., Reed Elsevier, and Reuters Group—are doing to stay ahead of the game!

If knowledge is power—then Business Information Markets 2004-2005 is a must-read for you and your team.

Methodology
Executive Summary
Chapter 1: Market Overview
  • Scope Of The Report
  • Structure And Definitions Of The Business Information Market
  • Definition Of Business Information Services
  • History Of The Business Information Market
  • Online Service Sales Reach $34.77 Billion In 2003
  • Online Paid Subscriptions Climb To 17.11 Million In 2003
  • Online Services Market Projected To Reach $44.2 Billion In 2008
  • Forecast Assumptions
  • Table 1.1: Online Service Definitions
  • Table 1.2: Online Services Market Share And Revenue Growth By Market
  • Segment, 2002-2003
  • Table 1.3: Online Services Market Sales By Segment, 2003
  • Table 1.4: Online Subscriber Growth By Market, 2002-2003
  • Table 1.5: Total Online Business Information Sales Forecast, 2002-2008
  • Table 1.6: Total Online Business Information Growth, 2002-2008
  • Table 1.7: Online Business Information Revenue By Market Segment,
  • 2002-2006

Chapter 2: Brokerage Information

  • Introduction
  • Brokerage Information Sales Slide 1.9% In 2003
  • Brokerage Information Subscriptions Fall 3.9% In 2003
  • Major Acquisitions Stir Up Market
  • Telerate Changes Name, Targets Market Niche
  • Thomson Financial Acquisitions Add To Thomson ONE Package
  • Reuters’ Glocer Makes Wall Street A Believer
  • Forecast And Conclusions
  • Table 2.1: Selected Online Brokerage Information Services, By Market
  • Table 2.2: Leading Electronic Brokerage Information Services By Sales, 2003 vs.
  • 2002
  • Table 2.3: Market Share for the Top 3 Online Brokerage Information Services vs.
  • All Others, 2003
  • Table 2.4: Leading Electronic Brokerage Information Services By Subscribers,
  • 2003 vs. 2002
  • Table 2.5: Brokerage Information Segment, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Table 2.6: Bloomberg Subscriber Growth, 1994-2003
  • Table 2.7: Reuters Access Summary, 2000-2003
  • Table 2.8: Online Brokerage Information Services Sales Forecast, 1999-2008
  • Table 2.9: Online Brokerage Information Sales Growth, 1998-2008

Chapter 3: Credit Information Services

  • Introduction
  • Consumer & Business Credit
  • Credit Information: Leading Players
  • Credit Information Sales Climb 7.8% In 2003
  • Credit Information: Trends
  • Equifax Endures Major Changes
  • M&A Deals Few For Credit Information Segment
  • Consumer Direct Services Drive Sales Growth
  • Fraud Protection Services Reach Consumers
  • Forecast And Conclusions
  • Table 3.1: Selected Credit Information Providers
  • Table 3.2: Credit Information Sales, 2003 vs. 2002
  • Table 3.3: Credit Information Segment, M&A
  • Table 3.4: Credit Information Sales Forecast, 1999-2008
  • Table 3.4: Credit Information Sales Growth, 2001-2008

Chapter 4: Current Awareness News & Research

  • Introduction
  • A Description
  • Current Awareness News & Research: Review
  • Subscription Growth Stagnant In 2003
  • Current Awareness News & Research Services: Trends
  • Small Players Emerge As The Dust Settles
  • Consolidation Continues
  • Leading Players Centralize Platforms
  • Search Technologies Improve
  • Players Team Up With Microsoft Office 2003
  • Segment Answers Demand For Reputation Management
  • LexisNexis First To Offer Wireless
  • Forecast And Conclusions
  • Table 4.1: Selected Online News & Research Services
  • Table 4.2: Current Awareness News & Research Online Sales Growth, 2003 vs.
  • 2002
  • Table 4.3: Current Awareness News & Research Online Subscriber Growth, 2003
  • vs. 2002
  • Table 4.4: Current Awareness News & Research Online Sales Growth, Companies
  • with Under $50 Million In Revenues
  • Table 4.5: Online Current Awareness News & Research Sales Forecast, 1999-
  • 2008
  • Table 4.6: Online Current Awareness News & Research Services Sales Growth,
  • 1999-2008

Chapter 5: Financial News & Research

  • Introduction
  • Financial Information: Review
  • Advertising Sales Help Drive Market For Financial Information
  • Subscriptions Climb 2.5% As Market Begins Recovering
  • Financial News & Research Services: Trends
  • MarketWatch Partners With Thomson To Offer News Service
  • OneFN Casts Offering Into Crowded Space
  • TheStreet.com Enters Independent Research Space
  • Dow Jones Uses Acquisitions To Bolster Lagging Unit
  • MarketWatch Loses Top Analyst To SEC Investigation
  • Forecast And Conclusions
  • Table 5.1: Selected Online Financial News & Research Services
  • Table 5.2: Financial News & Research Information Sales, 2003 vs. 2002
  • Table 5.3: Subscriber Growth, Financial News & Research Services, 2003 vs.
  • 2002
  • Table 5.4: Financial News & Research Sales Forecast, 1999-2008
  • Table 5.5: Financial News & Research Growth, 1999-2008

Chapter 6: Legal, Tax and Public Record Information

  • Introduction
  • Leading Players By Segment
  • General Law
  • Tax Law
  • Environmental Records
  • Real Estate Information
  • State Commercial Records
  • Federal Government And Agency Documents, State Legislation and Regulations
  • Legal, Tax And Public Record Growth Outpaces Other Sectors
  • Thomson Legal & Regulatory
  • Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Business
  • LexisNexis
  • ChoicePoint
  • MacDonald Dettwiler Associates (MDA)
  • Bureau of National Affairs (BNA)
  • Market Share Trends
  • Legal, Tax And Public Record Publishers See Subscription Growth
  • LexisNexis (Reed Elsevier)
  • Westlaw (Thomson)
  • ChoicePoint
  • CCH Inc (Wolters Kluwer)
  • Key Trends in Legal, Tax and Public Record Information
  • LexisNexis and West Move Beyond Content
  • Global Online Content Is a Long-Term Gold Mine in the Legal Sector
  • Publishers Think Big With Smaller-Scale Acquisitions
  • Forecast And Conclusions
  • Table 6.1: Key Legal, Tax and Public Record Online Services
  • Table 6.2: Global Legal, Tax & Public Record Online Service Sales, 2002-2003
  • Table 6.3: Global Legal, Tax & Public Record Online Services Market Share of
  • Leading Players, 2002-2003
  • Table 6.4: Legal, Tax & Public Record Online Service Subscribers, 2001-2003
  • Table 6.5: U.S. Legal, Tax and Public Record Online Sales Forecast, 1998-2008
  • Table 6.5: U.S. Legal, Tax and Public Record Online Sales Growth, 1998-2008

Chapter 7: Marketing Information

  • Introduction
  • The Three Segments Within Marketing Information
  • Audience Rating Services
  • List Compilers
  • Product Marketing Information Services .
  • Marketing Information: Review
  • M&A’s Characterized By Major Deals
  • D&B Sells Assets To Grow Presence In Europe
  • ACNielsen Restructures
  • Under Pressure From Shareholders, IRI Sells Out
  • IRI, ACNielsen Panel Services Spar
  • IRI, ACNielsen Lawsuit Finally Goes To Court
  • Acxiom, Equifax Partner
  • InfoUSA Turns To Retail Chains To Drive Product Growth
  • Forecast And Conclusions
  • Table 7.1: Selected Audience Rating Services
  • Table 7.2: Selected Marketing Information Providers
  • Table 7.3: Selected Product Marketing Information Services
  • Table 7.4: Sales of Leading Marketing Information Companies, 2003 vs. 2002
  • Table 7.5: Marketing Information Segment, Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Table 7.6: Online Marketing Information Sales Forecast, 1999-2008
  • Table 7.7: Marketing Information Sales Growth, 1999-2008

: Healthcare Information

  • Introduction
  • Reed Elsevier
  • WebMD
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Thomson
  • American Medical Association
  • Ingenix
  • McGraw-Hill
  • Key Trends In Healthcare Information
  • Handhelds Deliver Content To The Point Of Care
  • Print Not Going Away, But Online Is Where The Growth Is
  • Small, Online-Only Startups Appeal To Physicians And Large Publishers
  • Number Of Physicians Grows Slightly
  • Battle Over Open Access Brews
  • Forecast And Conclusions
  • Table 8.1: Key Online Healthcare Services
  • Table 8.2: Top Global Online Healthcare Providers By Revenues, 2002-2003
  • Table 8.3: Number of U.S. Physicians, 1970-2002
  • Table 8.4: U.S. Healthcare Online Information Sales Forecast, 2001-2008

Chapter 9: Other Information Services

  • Introduction
  • Key Trends
  • Remaining Vertical Market Information Services Companies Hold Steady
  • Many Vertical Marketplaces Close Or Adjust Business Models
  • Software For Sale
  • Forecast And Conclusions
  • Table 9.1: Key Other Online Information Services
  • Table 9.2: U.S. Other Online Information Sales Forecast, 1998-2008

Chapter 10: Company Profiles

  • Acxion Corp
  • Bloomberg
  • BusinessWire
  • Dow Jones
  • Dun & Bradstreet
  • Equifax
  • Hoovers
  • IHS Group
  • Interactive Data Corp.
  • MarketWatch
  • McGraw-Hill
  • OneSource.
  • Pearson
  • PR Newswire
  • Reed Elsevier
  • Reuters
  • Thomson Corp.
  • UpToDate
  • VNU Inc.
  • WebMD
  • Wolters Kluwer