RIS News

February 01, 2012 09:31 ET

Edgell Communications' RIS News Sets New Precedent for Online Growth in 2011 and Shatters 2011 Page View Numbers in January 2012 With 100,000 Page Views

The Leading Source for Dedicated Content Covering the Retail Industry Successfully Builds Its Online Property to Equal the Reputation of Its Magazine and Event Portfolio

RANDOLPH, NJ--(Marketwire - Feb 1, 2012) - RIS News, the leading source for retail technology and retail business news for over 25 years announced today that it has broken the 100,000 page view milestone in January 2012. This is the first time RIS News has reached this mark since the launch of in 2003 and represents a 28% jump from the highest page view month of 2011. This number comes off a phenomenal growth year in 2011 for where the Site experienced 47% growth in page views, 53% growth in unique visitors, and a 62% jump in Google traffic.

"We are in the enviable position of having a very talented editorial team that has built a great following in the industry," stated David Weinand, publisher of RIS News. "We've also built our portfolio to include a wide variety of online content products to appeal to retailers at every stage of their buying and learning cycle."

RIS News and its website,, made significant investments in their online platform during the last several years including a new content management system, SEO tools, and the RIS News lead portal, which also have contributed to the Site's growth. provides the retail industry with 100% original news and analysis on the latest business and technology trends that face the industry. Each month RIS News also produces primary research, thought leadership reports, retail roadmaps, as well as supplements, benchmark research, and it's highly respected print edition that is posted online.

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About Edgell Communications
Edgell Communications ( is a business-to-business media company with market-leading information products that serve the information technology and seasonal merchandising markets. Edgell's Technology Group consists of 6 magazine franchises (RIS News, Consumer Goods Technology, Hospitality Technology, Apparel, Mobile Enterprise and Vertical Systems Reseller) that produce a combined 15 executive conferences, 8 custom events, 50 Web seminars, 40 whitepapers, 12 e-newsletters, as well as benchmark industry research, custom digital content and custom publishing. Edgell's Seasonal Merchandising Group consists of two magazine franchises (Selling Christmas Decorations and Selling Halloween).

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