Reed Business Information

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Reed Business Information is a provider of data services, analytics and information to businesses. The company has offices in many countries worldwide including the United Kingdom, United States of America, France, Singapore, China, Germany and Italy. Reed Business Information is part of the Risk and Business Analytics market segment of RELX Group, and is often referred to as RBI.

RBI provides services to sectors including finance, chemicals and energy, aerospace, HR and property, and its products include Accuity, ICIS, FlightGlobal, EG, Proagrica and XpertHR. The company sold New Scientist in 2017

The Messenger statue outside the UK headquarters in Sutton, London


Reed Business Publishing was formed in 1971 when IPC merged with Reed Group. It was then renamed Reed International PLC and subsequently changed its name to IPC Business Press Limited but traded under the name of Business Press International Limited until 1987, following a rebrand to Reed Business Publishing. In 1979, Reed International assumed full ownership of the American trade publisher Cahners Publications. In 1989, Reed International bought Travel Weekly and other travel business publications from Rupert Murdoch. In 1993, Reed Business Publishing became part of Reed Elsevier. In September 1996, Reed Business Information was created, bringing together Reed Business Publishing, Reed Information Services, Mardev. and Bowker-Saur. In 1997, Reed Business Information acquired the majority of the Chilton Company.[1]

Since 2009 Reed Business Information has focused on data, analytics and information.


  1. ^ "Cahners Business Information facts, information, pictures | articles about Cahners Business Information". Retrieved 2018-05-15. 

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