Forbes Media Headlines
Posted on: 11/15/13
New York—Forbes Media has hired Deutsche Bank to “test the waters” regarding a possible sale of the company, according to a memo that Mike Perlis, president-CEO of Forbes Media, sent to employees today.
Posted on: 11/11/13
New York—Forbes Media has signed an agreement to license its proprietary publishing platform to ALM. The move marks the first agreement in Forbes' previously announced plan to license the technology to other media companies.
Posted on: 11/05/13
New York—Clinton, Iowa-based Ashford University and Forbes Media have partnered to create a Forbes-branded online business school program. Under the alliance, Ashford’s College of Business and Professional Studies will be known as the Forbes School of Business.
Posted on: 10/31/13
New York—Forbes Media has signed an agreement with Media Partners of Yerevan, Armenia, to launch an Armenian edition of Forbes in November.
Posted on: 10/22/13
The reprint business was once seen primarily as a way to get some extra revenue from content already produced. As business media companies began to act more like marketers, however, they found that content published under their respected brands has greater value than believed.
Posted on: 10/18/13
New York—Forbes Media has published a new e-book by Chief Product Officer Lewis DVorkin and plans to launch at least one e-book each month next year.
Posted on: 09/16/13
New York—Forbes has introduced a new website page architecture featuring “scrolling streams” of personalized content along with Forbes' native BrandVoice content and sponsored posts.
Posted on: 09/03/13
New York—Forbes Media and Century Properties Group, a Philippine real estate company, announced they will partner to build the Forbes Media Tower in Makati, Philippines. This is the first commercial office building in what is expected to be a network of Forbes Media Towers around the world.
Posted on: 07/22/13
New York—Forbes Media has partnered with Business Consulting & Media and its Hungarian branch, Mediarey Kft, to publish a monthly Hungarian-language edition of Forbes magazine.
Posted on: 07/15/13
New York—Meredith Kopit Levien, former chief revenue officer at Forbes Media, has been named to the newly created position of exec VP-advertising at the New York Times Co. Levien, who will report to New York Times President-CEO Mark Thompson and become a member of the company's executive...
Posted on: 07/01/13
New York—Forbes Vietnam, a Vietnamese-language monthly magazine, has launched under a licensing agreement between Forbes Media and Interactive Media, an IDG Ventures Vietnam portfolio company, in cooperation with Vietnamese cultural newspaper Boa Van Hoa.
Posted on: 06/14/13
BtoB's Media Business recognized outstanding media executives last week at its 10th annual Top Innovators in Business Publishing awards luncheon in Manhattan. Awards were presented in six categories: CEOs, top publishing executives, top digital executives, audience development, events and...
Posted on: 04/30/13
BtoB's Media Business has announced the winners of its 10th annual Top Innovators in Business Publishing Awards. The awards recognize executives from large trade, small trade and general business media companies across six categories: CEO, top publishing executive, digital, events, audience...
Posted on: 04/29/13
Forbes Media tapped Tom Davis as its new CMO in April, promoting a former senior VP-sales and marketing who had a hand in building revenue across both print and digital properties. Davis has been an evangelist for the company's innovative digital model, including its BrandVoice platform—a...
Posted on: 04/28/13
Meredith Levien, chief revenue officer at Forbes Media, is helping the legacy media company build a sustainable business model in a world that is increasingly mobile and increasingly social—a world in which nearly everyone can be a content publisher.
Posted on: 04/28/13
Since being named president-CEO of Forbes Media in November 2010, Mike Perlis has focused on growing revenue and profits for the core business while finding new ways to extend the brand beyond traditional media.
Posted on: 04/01/13
New York—Tom Davis, most recently VP-sales and marketing for Forbes Media, has been named CMO. He succeeds Jack Laschever, who has been appointed president of Forbes Conferences.
Posted on: 03/26/13
Forbes.com grew its revenue last year, building a digital sales number that for the first time matched what the print side generated, said Meredith Levien, chief revenue officer at Forbes Media. “The exciting news is that it's not because print is shrinking,” Levien said. “Print...
Posted on: 01/17/13
New York—Forbes Media announced it is introducing its first French-language edition, Forbes Afrique. The publication will be distributed in 23 Francophone countries in Africa.