LexisNexis Canada Inc.

LexisNexis Canada Inc.

March 02, 2010 12:32 ET

LexisNexis Canada Launches Nexis Direct for Business Professionals

Comprehensive News, Business and Industry Information from LexisNexis Enables Businesses to Make Informed Decisions and Compete with Confidence

Attention: Business/Financial Editor, News Editor, Tech/Telecomm Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 1, 2010) - LexisNexis Canada, a leading provider of information and services solutions to law firm, corporate, government and academic professionals, announced today the launch of the Nexis® Direct service designed to meet the information needs of business professionals seeking unmatched competitive intelligence. The intuitive functionality of Nexis Direct allows effortless searching across thousands of authoritative LexisNexis® news, business and industry sources from Canada and around the world, including leading newspapers, newswires, company snapshots and profiles, specialist industry publications, and a selection of web sites.

"Successful businesses need to know what the competition is doing, what the market is doing and what the key industry trends are," said Alan Dingle, vice president, Marketing and Business Development at LexisNexis Canada. "No business wants to be caught by surprise. Nexis Direct combines the simplicity of the web's leading search engines with the power and reliability of LexisNexis, well known and trusted for its comprehensive, authoritative and credible information. Professionals can be confident they're not missing vital information and can be sure they're getting the full picture."

From a single search box, Nexis Direct users have immediate access to a wealth of information from the world's leading publications. Nexis Direct provides users with the tools to gather the competitive intelligence they need to make smart and rapid decisions, tell their customers a positive story, and compete with the top companies in their industries. Users can simultaneously search both current content and archives dating back as many as 35 years. Due to the interface's intuitive design, no user training is required.

With Nexis Direct, business professionals can quickly make business decisions backed by the confidence of comprehensive and high-quality information. The service provides direct access to authoritative and hard-to-find premium data on companies, individuals and industries. Sources include the following:

-- The world's leading newspapers, such as The Globe and Mail, The Financial Post and FP Investing, The New York Times, The Times (London), Süddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), the South China Morning Post and Les Échos (France)
-- Well-respected newswires including The Associated Press, PR Newswire and Business Wire
-- Company snapshots and profiles from trusted sources such as Datamonitor and Hoover's
-- Thousands of specialist industry publications
-- Over 200 specially pre-selected web sites
-- Reports from LexisNexis® Company Dossier

By creating up to 500 personalized alerts that can be sent directly to their email or to their BlackBerry® devices, professionals will be the first to know of events and market changes as they happen.

Nexis Direct provides advanced options to refine searches; filter results; email, print and download documents; and more. For more information, please visit http://www.lexisnexis.ca/en/nexis-direct, call 1 800 255 5174 or email mailto:sales@lexisnexis.ca.

About LexisNexis

LexisNexis® (http://www.lexisnexis.com) is a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions designed specifically for professionals in the legal, risk management, corporate, government, law enforcement, accounting and academic markets. LexisNexis originally pioneered online information with its Lexis® and Nexis® services. A member of Reed Elsevier [NYSE: ENL; NYSE: RUK] (http://www.reedelsevier.com), LexisNexis serves customers in more than 100 countries with 15,000 employees worldwide.

LexisNexis Canada Inc. (http://www.lexisnexis.ca) provides information and services solutions that serve the changing needs of professionals in law firms, corporations, government and academic institutions. LexisNexis offerings include the Quicklaw? online legal research service; Butterworths® print and CD ROM titles and newspapers for legal, accounting and other professionals; the Lexis and Nexis research services for global online legal, news and business information; and leading solutions in Practice Management, Client Development and Litigation Services.
/For further information: Media Contact:
Tracy Smith
LexisNexis Canada Inc.
613-238-3499, ext. 202
tracy.smith@lexisnexis.ca/ IN: JUSTICE, MEDIA, TECHNOLOGY, TELECOMM, OTHER

Contact Information

  • Tracy Smith, Manager, Communications, LexisNexis Canada Inc.
    Primary Phone: 613-238-3499 ext. 202
    E-mail: tracy.smith@lexisnexis.ca