Business Information Markets 2005-2006
Prepared by the expert analysts at Simba Information, Business Information Markets is the leading and most-trusted source of market intelligence in the highly competitive $37 billion online content industry. This report covers all business information services that provide content, delivered through proprietary online networks, the Internet and handheld wireless devices. Simba's exclusive brand of analysis covers all eight major segments driving the information industry today:
In addition to drawing on Simba’s substantial database of information on the online content market, this report is based on interviews with key industry executives who provide critical insight about where this market is headed, and includes detailed profiles on all of the leading online content providers who play in the U.S. market.
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 $35.4 Billion In 2004 Online Paid Subscriptions Climb To 18.54 Million In 2004 Online Services Market Projected To Reach $43.1 Billion In 2009 Forecast Assumptions Table 1.1: Online Service Definitions Table 1.2: Online Services Market Share And Revenue Growth By Market Segment, 2003-2004 Table 1.3: Online Services Market Sales By Segment, 2004 Table 1.4: Online Subscriber Growth By Market, 2003-2004 Table 1.5: Total Online Business Information Sales Forecast, 2003-2009 Table 1.6: Total Online Business Information Growth, 2003-2009 Table 1.7: Online Business Information Revenue By Market Segment, 2003-2009 Chapter 2: Brokerage Information Brokerage Information Segment Rides Rebounding Economy Brokerage Information Subscriptions Up 1.5% In 2004 All Quiet On Acquisition Front Reuters Continues Trimming Operations With Divestitures Thomson Financial Unveils MarketWatch News Service Reuters Focuses On Consumer Sites Forecast Assumptions Financial Forecast Table 2.1: Selected Online Brokerage Information Services, By Market Table 2.2: Brokerage Information Sales, 2004 vs. 2003 Table 2.3: Market Share for the Top 3 Online Brokerage Information Services vs. All Others, 2004 Table 2.4: Bloomberg Subscriber Growth, 1995-2004 Table 2.5: Leading Electronic Brokerage Information Services By Subscribers, 2004 vs. 2003 Table 2.6: Brokerage Information Segment, Mergers and Acquisitions Table 2.7: Online Brokerage Information Services Sales Forecast, 2000-2009 Table 2.8: Online Brokerage Information Sales Growth, 2000-2009 Chapter 3: Credit Information Service Credit Information Sales Climb 6.5% In 2004 Credit Information: Trends Experian Makes Leap Into China M&A Deals Few For Credit Information Segment Companies Enter Business Intelligence Space Consumer Product Rollout Continues Credit Information: Forecast Assumptions Credit Information: Forecast Table 3.1: Selected Credit Information Providers Table 3.2: Credit Information Sales, 2004 vs. 2003 Table 3.3: Credit Information Services Sales Forecast, 2000-2009 Table 3.4: Credit Information Sales Growth, 2020-2009 Chapter 4: Current Awareness News & Research Introduction Smaller Players Emerge Subscription Growth Rebounds In 2004 Current Awareness News & Research Services: Trends Zoom Information, SkyMinder Carve Niche In CANR Segment RSS Company Emerges Google, Yahoo! News Channels Challenge CANR Market Segment Market Segment Vets Unveil Flurry Of New Launches Reputation Management Drives Product Development Hoover’s Inc. Unveils Major Growth Plans OneSource Relaunches Business Browser New Faces Emerge In 2004 Current Awareness News & Research Services: Forecast Table 4.1: Selected Online News & Research Services Table 4.2: Current Awareness News & Research Online Sales Growth, 2004 vs. 2003 Table 4.3: Current Awareness News & Research Online Subscriber Growth, 2004 vs. 2003 Table 4.4: Current Awareness News & Research Online Sales Forecast, 2000-2009 Table 4.5: Online Current Awareness News & Research Sales Forecast, 2000-2009 Chapter 5: Financial News & Research Financial Information Advertising Sales Drive 9.7% Growth Subscriptions Climb 3.9% As Growth Slows Financial News & Research Services: Trends Dow Jones Wins MarketWatch Bidding War TheStreet.com Doesn’t Sell Yet WSJ.com Brings Back Wireless Edgar Online Expands Focus With I-Metrix MarketWatch Unveils Thomson Financial News Forecast And Conclusions Table 5.1: Selected Online Financial News & Research Services Table 5.2: Financial News & Research Information Sales, 2004 vs. 2003 Table 5.3: Subscriber Growth, Financial News & Research Services, 2004 vs. 2003 Table 5.4: Financial News & Research Sales Forecast, 2000-2009 Table 5.5: Financial News & Research Growth, 2000-2009 Chapter 6: Legal, Tax and Public Record Information Leading Players By Segment General Law Tax Law Environmental Records Real Estate Information Public Information Records Federal Government And Agency Documents, State Legislation and Regulations Legal, Tax And Public Record Growth Thomson Legal & Regulatory LexisNexis Wolters Kluwer Legal, Tax & Business ChoicePoint MacDonald Dettwiler Associates (MDA) Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) Market Share Trends LexisNexis (Reed Elsevier) ThomsonWest ChoicePoint CCH, Aspen Publishers (Wolters Kluwer) 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, 2003-2004 Table 6.3: Global Legal, Tax & Public Record Online Services Market Share of Leading Players, 2003-2004 Table 6.4: Legal, Tax & Public Record Online Service Subscribers, 2002-2004 Table 6.5: U.S. Legal, Tax and Public Record Online Sales Forecast, 2000-2010. Table 6.6: Legal, Tax And Public Record Information Online Sales Growth, 2000-2010 Chapter 7: Marketing Information Audience Rating Services List Compilers Product Marketing Information Services Marketing Information Sales Grow 7.1% In 2004 M&A Market Characterized By Small Deals ACNielsen Branches Out Acxiom Targeted In Takeover Attempt By ValueAct Capital Experian Combines Credit Information With Marketing Data Gupta Attempts To Take InfoUSA Private 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, 2004 vs. 2003 Table 7.5: Marketing Information Segment, Mergers & Acquisitions Table 7.6: Online Marketing Information Sales Forecast, 2000-2009 Table 7.7: Marketing Information Sales Growth, 1999-2008 Chapter 8: Healthcare Information Reed Elsevier Emdeon (WebMD) Wolters Kluwer Thomson Springer Blackwell Publishing AMA Ingenix McGraw-Hill Key Trends In Health Care Information Immediate, Must-Have Information Key To Handheld’s Popularity Online Health Care Services Grow More Sophisticated Small, Online-Only Startups Appeal To Physicians Online Personalization Is The Wave Of The Future Shortage of Physicians Could Hurt Market, Lead To More Global Expansion Forecast Outlook Table 8.1: Key Online Healthcare Services Table 8.2: Top Global Online Healthcare Providers By Revenues, 2003-2005P Table 8.3: Increase in Total Number of U.S. Physicians, 1970-2004 Table 8.4: U.S. Healthcare Online Information Sales Forecast, 2001-2010P Table 8.5: Online Healthcare Information Services Growth, 2001-2010P Chapter 9: Other Information Services Key Trends McGraw Hill Builds Out Construction Vertical VertMarkets Takes Novel Approach, Expands Business.com Reemerges Forecast Assumptions Table 9.1: Key Other Online Information Services Table 9.2: U.S. Other Online Information Sales Forecast, 2000-2009 Table 9.3: Other Online Information Services Growth, 2000-2009P Chapter 10: Company Profiles Acxiom Bloomberg BusinessWire Dow Jones Dun & Bradstreet Emdeon (WebMD) Equifax Hoover’s IHS Group Interactive Data Corp. McGraw-Hill OneSource. Pearson PR Newswire Reed Elsevier Reuters Thomson UpToDate ValueLine VNU Inc. Wolters Kluwer