DETROIT, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Crain Communications has expanded its national footprint with city brands in the top 35 U.S. markets.
Crain's new city brands feature smart email newsletters that customize business news based on location, reader preferences and engagement. Daily content includes a mix of curated local and industry business news, articles from Crain brands and original content, including a series titled "If I Knew Then…," featuring interviews with industry leaders.
The new brands build on Crain's long-established presence in New York, Chicago, Detroit and Cleveland. Once the new product launches in Toronto in May, Crain's will extend its reach to a total of 36 markets in North America.
The expansion continues the company's mission to be the one-stop business news source for C-suite executives and business decision-makers around the country.
"For 100 years, Crain's has worked to be a trusted source of business news for top executives in the U.S. and abroad," says KC Crain, executive vice president and director of corporate operations at Crain Communications. "It's an exciting time for us to be able to connect with more audiences inside their local communities."
Sean Flanagan is publisher of the new city brands, with editorial oversight by Robert K. Elder, Crain's director of digital product development and strategy.
The new properties include:
About Crain Communications
Crain Communications is a privately held media company that produces trusted and relevant news publications, lead generation, research and data products, digital platforms, custom publishing, and events with uncompromising integrity. Reaching 6 million business decision makers and consumers across the United States and in select markets in Europe and Asia, the company's 56 brand portfolio consists of 22 print publications and 34 digital-only news sites. Many of Crain's brands are the most influential media properties in the verticals they serve including Automotive News, Autoweek, Advertising Age, Modern Healthcare, Plastics News, Business Insurance and Pensions & Investments. Headquartered in Detroit, the company's 880 employees in 13 locations deliver exceptional news content over a variety of platforms to empower the success of its readers and clients.
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