SignalDemand and Informa Economics Form Strategic Global Alliance

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- SignalDemand and Informa Economics today announced they have formed a strategic global alliance. Through this alliance, SignalDemand and Informa Economics will bring to market products, services, and business solutions that support better decision making within the global food industry.

"Both SignalDemand and Informa Economics are considered best-in-class in their areas. Through this partnership, we will provide leading edge web-based software solutions infused with deep industry expertise," said Mike Neal, CEO and founder of SignalDemand. "Together we will deliver significant positive impact to our customers' bottom lines."

"Informa Economics has a long history of providing in-depth economic analysis, decision support products, services and consulting to the global food industry," said Dr. Bruce Scherr, Chairman of the Board and CEO, Informa Economics. "Teaming with SignalDemand in support of their software business solutions to agriculture and food companies in North America and abroad is an exciting extension to Informa's current business activities."

"The service provided by this alliance will have a significant positive impact on the profitability of the clients we work with. We are very excited about what this will do for the companies we serve," said Tom Scott, President and Chief Operating Officer of Informa Economics.

SignalDemand and Informa Economics Strategic Alliance

Both SignalDemand and Informa Economics have revolutionized how organizations within the global food and agriculture industry make decisions around price, supply, and product mix. Informa Economics's deep industry expertise has been developed through more than thirty years of commodity market and business consulting experience. SignalDemand's enterprise-strength software solutions and patented mathematical models, combined with Informa Economics' deep industry expertise, will offer the global food industry a new level of foresight and precision for making business decisions.

About SignalDemand

SignalDemand provides manufacturers and retailers with on-demand software and services to achieve maximum profit margins in the face of volatile markets and increasingly complex pricing decisions. Using patented, comprehensive mathematical models to process thousands of variables, SignalDemand delivers real-time price and margin recommendations on a continual basis. By recommending best price, capacity utilization, and product mix in moments, SignalDemand enables better day-to-day decision-making.

SignalDemand's recognition includes being named a Rising Star in Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 for Silicon Valley. The company was also chosen as a "Cool Vendor" in the Gartner's "Cool Vendors in Manufacturing" Report and was the only on-demand pricing company recognized by JMP Securities' "Hot 100" list of private companies. Companies such as Teys Brothers, Loblaw, AB Foods, Cargill, Lopez Foods, Farmland Foods, Hormel, National Frozen Foods, Seaboard Foods and Ventura Foods rely on SignalDemand for immediate and ongoing improvement of financial performance. For more information, please visit

About Informa Economics

Informa Economics, Inc., a division of Informa plc, is a world leader in comprehensive agriculture, food industry, agribusiness and commodity research, information, analysis and consulting. With a core team of research analysts and consulting specialists, Informa Economics serves many of the world's leading agribusinesses. Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, the company has offices in Washington, D.C.; Grand Rapids, Michigan; St. Paul, Minnesota; and Winnipeg, Canada. It is the company's economic expertise and client base that combine to provide unique insights and strategic and long-term planning for agribusinesses around the world. For more information, visit