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Current Awareness News and Research Market 2013-2016

Current Awareness News and Research Market 2013-2016

The online news and research industry is a $2.5 billion market, and with competition in the global information sector more fierce than ever before, knowing how to navigate and capitalize on this dynamic market is crucial for companies to identify opportunities and overcome challenges.

Simba Information’s Current Awareness News and Research Market 2013-2016 provides a comprehensive, analytical look at the overall landscape of this fast changing vertical.

This report helps competitors position themselves for growth examining:

  • Market size by subscription and advertising models
  • Market size by geographic region: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and ROW
  • Segment growth drivers
  • Key mergers and acquisitions activity
  • Market share, growth and business strategies of leading publishers
  • Market forecast 2013-2016.
Use this report to evaluate growth potential, track trends, measure the competition, review potential partner or acquisition profiles, examine revenue rankings and forecasts, benchmark performance, and plan short- and long-term growth strategies.

This is a global market – it doesn’t respect country boundaries - and our market figures are global in scope. If you’re competing in one or all of these segments, you need the world-wide picture. This report, and the others in the series, is produced to help executives make decisions in this environment.

Some of the publishing trends outlined in the report include:
  • Growth of search and analytic tools
  • Mobile strategies for CANR
  • The threat and opportunity of “free”
  • Aggregation of social media content
  • Growing importance of emerging markets and multilingual services
Current Awareness News & Research Market 2013-2016 is an essential tool for publishing and information industry executives, M&A advisors, market analysts, and industry consultants who need to understand the business strategies driving the professional publishing industry.

Simba has a knowledge base from almost 20 years worth of perspective on these markets. This is a dynamic industry, affected by rapid changes in technology, the economy, mergers, partnerships and public policy and library budgets. Simba’s experienced analysts and daily on the ball coverage is the bedrock for these reports.


  • Methodology
    • Definition of the Current Awareness News & Research Market
    • Scope of the report
    • Sources of information
    • Methodology for Estimating/Projecting Results
  • Executive Summary
    • Introduction
    • Market Growth Remains Modest in 2012
    • Ad-based Revenue Continues to Outpace Subscription-Based Revenue
    • LexisNexis Continues as Top CANR Vendor in 2012
    • Improving Search, Mobile Access Key Market Drivers
    • Aggregation of Social Media Content Increasing
    • CANR Provider Expand Multilingual Services & Content
    • Market Forecast
  • Current Awareness News & Research Market
    • Introduction
    • Market Size and Growth
      • Table Current Awareness News & Research Subscription & Service Sales, 2007-2012 ($ in millions)
    • Subscriptions Up 1.5% in 2012
      • Table Current Awareness News & Research Online Subscriber Growth, 2010-2012
    • Google & Other Free Competitors
    • Advertising Now a Sizable Component of the CANR Market
      • Table Global Current Awareness News & Research Market Share by Revenue Source, 2010-2012 ($ in millions)
      • Table Current Awareness News & Research Advertising Sales by Competitor, 2011 vs. 2012 ($ in millions)
    • Global CANR Market by Region
      • Table Global Current Awareness News & Research Market Share by Region, 2012
  • Leading Competitors
    • Introduction
    • Key Competitors
      • Table Top CANR Competitors, 2012 ($ in millions)
    • Bulk Information Aggregators in the CANR Market
    • LexisNexis
      • Table LexisNexis U.S. CANR Products, 2013
    • Factiva
    • PR Newswire
    • Business Wire
    • Hoover's
    • OCLC
    • Dialog
    • OneSource
    • NewsEdge
    • Alacra
    • Northern Light
    • ZoomInfo
    • Meltwater
    • HighBeam Research
    • Newsdesk
  • Trends & Forecast
    • Current Trends in the Current Awareness News & Research Market
      • Legal Struggles with Content Publishers
      • Aggregation of Social Media Content Increasing
      • CANR Providers Expanding Multilingual Services & Content
    • Product Development
      • Table Key Current Awareness News & Research Product Launches and Upgrades, January 2012-September 2013
      • Mobile Offerings
    • Content Acquisitions
    • Mergers & Acquisitions
      • Table Key Current Awareness News & Research M&A Activity, January 2012-October 2013
    • Current Awareness News & Research Market Forecast
      • Table Current Awareness News & Research Subscription & Service Sales & Forecast, 2010-2016P ($ in millions)
      • CANR Advertising Forecast

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