|Factiva, a Dow Jones & Reuters Co., has announced a joint marketing
and content agreement with GENIOS Economic Databases, a division of the
Handelsblatt Publishing Group, a leading online business information service
in Germany, that will enrich Factiva's offering of top German sources.
In addition to the new content, Factiva is announcing the availability
of French- and German-language user interfaces for Factiva.com, the recently
launched Web-based global news and business information service.
Through the content partnership with GENIOS, Factiva will acquire key
German business newspapers, business periodicals, and regional newspapers,
as well as Handelsblatt, which will be available through Factiva on the
day of publication.
"Factiva is furthering its efforts to provide the world-class global
news and business information that our customers need to make better business
decisionsóboth globally and locally," said Clare Hart, president and CEO
of Factiva. "Multiple-language user interfaces as well as premier global
content demonstrate Factiva's continued commitment to meet the needs of
the global enterprise."
"The combination of the GENIOS publications and Factiva's content set
will allow us to better serve our customers and make more informed business
decisions within the German marketplace," said FelicitasSchneider, assistant
principal of Roland Berger & Partner GmbH.
Driven by a strong demand from global customers for interfaces in multiple
languages, Factiva now offers access to French- and German-language user
interfaces in Factiva.com. Customers in France and Germany, and other speakers
of French and German around the world, will now be able to more easily
research and track news and business information about their markets, customers,
Users of the French and German interfaces will have access to the full
range of product features available through the English Factiva.com interface.
Now French, German, and English interfaces are available for three Factiva
products: Factiva.com, Factiva Search Module, and Factiva Track Module.
Source: Factiva, New York, 800/369-8474; http://www.factiva.com.