ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (July 7, 2016) – The global market for digital signage and professional displays, which includes public displays, public-display TVs and consumer TVs used in digital signage and professional applications, is growing at a compound annual growth rate of 8.3 percent, from 4.4 million units in 2015 to 7.7 million in 2020. Public display growth in the first quarter of 2016 was fueled by higher unit shipments of 32-inch and 49-inch displays and a rapid shift towards larger sizes inmore...
IHS review is first bottom-up feasibility analysis and economic assessment of these new commercial processes
HOUSTON (July 6, 2016) – Two new steam-cracking processes developed by ExxonMobil and Saudi Aramco, respectively, allow petrochemical producers to essentially skip the refining process in converting crude oil directly to light olefins. These new processes could potentially save refiners as much as $200-per-ton of ethylene produced, according to a comprehensive engineering analysis conducted by IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight. “In 2014, ExxonMobilmore...
LONDON & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS (NYSE: IHS) and Markit (NASDAQ: MRKT) today announced that, in
connection with the completion of the previously announced merger
between IHS and Markit, the combined company, which will be renamed IHS
Markit Ltd., will be listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the
new trading symbol “INFO.”
Jerre Stead, IHS chairman and chief executive officer, commented, “The
INFO trading symbol introduces IHS Markit to the world –more...
Small business job growth increases 0.21 percent in June, reversing May’s decline
South Atlantic claims top spot among regions, hitting record-level growth
Washington remains top-ranked state for sixth consecutive month
Seattle continues as top metro
Construction industry has strongest gain in more than three years
The Paychex | IHS Small Business Jobs Index rebounded 0.21 percent in June, increasing to 100.81, reversing the May decline of 0.18 percent. The second quarter of 2016 saw an overall gain of 0.07 percent, despite significant movement in the index month-to-month. The change in the pace of small business employment growth from May to June was the largest the national index has seen since June 2013. With a strong one-month growth rate, the South Atlantic hit a record level in June at 101.96 tomore...
Flexible displays for tablet PCs, near-eye virtual reality devices, automotive monitors and OLED TVs expected by 2022
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (July 5, 2016) – As the popularity and penetration of wearable and mobile devices increase, so too will demand for innovative flexible displays. In fact, revenue from flexible displays is expected to increase more than 300 percent, from just $3.7 billion in 2016 to $15.5 billion in 2022. Flexible displays will comprise 13 percent of total display market revenue in 2020, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical informational and insight.Samsungmore...
Construction costs fell once again in June, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) and the Procurement Executives Group (PEG). The headline current IHS PEG Engineering and Construction Cost Index (ECCI) registered 48.1 this month, down from 49.3 in May. The headline index has been consistently below the neutral mark for the past 18 months. Although it had been rising towards the neutral mark since January’s low point, the headline index reversed this trend in June.This month, the currentmore...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (June 29, 2016) – An important milestone was passed in early 2016: more than half of TV sets shipped globally in first quarter 2016 were smart TVs. The acceleration in the uptake of internet-connected TVs was led by China, where four out of five TV sets shipped with smart functionality. Meanwhile, despite a seasonally quiet quarter, 56 percent of North American TV shipments were smart TVs, according to IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information andmore...
Poland and Russia are clear market leaders; Lack of local content will hurt Netflix growth in Poland
WARSAW, Poland (28 June 2016) – Pay TV revenue in Central and Eastern Europe totaled €5.02 billion in 2015, according to a new report from IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight.The report, entitled Central and Eastern Europe Pay TV Market Monitor, says there were 75.9 million homes in Central and Eastern Europe that had pay TV, an increase of 31 percent between 2010 and 2015.Cable accounted for 48 percent of pay TV subscribers in 2015 compared tomore...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and
analytics, today reported results for the second quarter ended May 31,
Revenue of $588 million, up 6 percent from the prior-year period
Total organic revenue growth of 2 percent when normalized for CERAWeek
timing; reported organic revenue growth of negative 1 percent, with 1
percent subscription organic revenue growthmore...
LONDON & ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IHS (NYSE: IHS) and Markit (NASDAQ: MRKT) today announced that Markit
has commenced, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in a
confidential offering memorandum and consent solicitation statement
dated the date hereof (the “Offering Memorandum”), an offer to exchange
(the “Exchange Offer”) any and all of the outstanding $750.0 million
aggregate principal amount of 5.000% Senior Notes due 2022 (the
“Existing IHS Notes”) issued by IHS Incmore...