OLD Media Moves

Crain expands into nine markets

November 19, 2015

Posted by Chris Roush

Crain CommunicationCrain Communications Inc. has launched a series of personalized, digital business publications in nine U.S. cities as part of a plan to expand the Crain brand nationwide.

Marti Benedetti of Crain’s Detroit Business writes, “The cities for the Monday-through-Friday morning email newsletters are Boston, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

“The new publications are being added to Crain’s established city business journal brands in New York, Chicago, Detroit and Cleveland, including Crain’s Detroit Business. Next year marks Detroit-based Crain Communications’ centennial.

“Under the tagline, ‘Business News Just Got Personal,’ each brand will carry the Crain name and market, such as Crain’s Boston, Crain’s Los Angeles and Crain’s Houston.

“Crain hired 11 journalists to manage the brands and provide content.

“The nine new brands expand the company’s mission to provide one-stop news sources for business leaders.”

Read more here. American City Business Journals operates business newspapers in all nine of those markets.

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