The Globe and Mail Inc. owns a Canadian English-language national daily newspaper. It publishes and sells newspaper editions in Halifax, Montréal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Calgary, and Vancouver, Canada. The company also operates Websites that include content of the print newspaper, and financial and investment-related news, as well as its content and journalists. In addition, it offers Globe Lifestream, a Facebook application that provides readers with a personalized stream of lifestyle articles, news items, columns, and contests. The company was formerly known as The Globe and changed its name to The Globe and Mail Inc. in 1936. The Globe and Mail Inc. was founded in 1844 and is based in Toronto...
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The Globe and Mail Inc. Launches Globe Unlimited, a Digital Subscription Service
Oct 22 12
The Globe and Mail Inc. launched Globe Unlimited, its digital subscription service for the globeandmail.com website and apps. Starting today, online readers will require a subscription to Globe Unlimited to access unlimited content seamlessly across all platforms and devices. Casual visitors to globeandmail.com can still enjoy free access of up to 10 pieces of Globe and Mail content per month (including articles, videos, slide shows and other features), after which they will need to subscribe to Globe Unlimited to continue accessing most other content on the site. Globe Unlimited will be available at no additional cost for five- or six- day home delivery newspaper subscribers, and significantly discounted to $4.99 for partial-week home delivery subscribers. For non-newspaper subscribers, a Globe Unlimited trial is available for 99c for the first month, after which the cost will be $19.99 per month. Key details of Globe Unlimited: Casual users of globeandmail.com who do not have a print subscription will still have access to 10 free online items each month, after which they will either need to subscribe, or wait until the next calendar month when another 10 free articles become available; There is no additional cost for readers who have a five- or six-day/week home delivery subscription to The Globe and Mail newspaper, but going through the online subscription process is still required; Those with partial home delivery subscriptions, including Friday/Saturday or Saturday-only, can receive Globe Unlimited for a substantially discounted price of $4.99 per month; The Globe homepage, section fronts, stock quotes and Letters to the Editor will all remain free and accessible to the public, and will not count toward the monthly limit; To encourage sharing, Globe Unlimited will be social media porous; meaning links from Facebook, Twitter, search engines, blogs and other online communities are encouraged. Viewing an article shared via social media will not count toward the 10 free articles limit. Other new subscriber-only features and tools will be introduced over time.
Toronto Star corp. and The Globe and Mail Inc. Form Joint Distribution Partnership in Ontario
Apr 26 12
Toronto Star corp. and The Globe and Mail Inc. announced they have formed a new partnership to distribute newspapers and other print publications in Ontario. The partnership will deliver both the Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail to homes, businesses and retail outlets in Ontario. The partnership will also be able to distribute other newspapers and third-party products. The partnership has been formed to contain overall costs by capitalizing on economies of scale, leverage best practices of both organizations and create more efficient distribution operations. The Toronto Star and The Globe and Mail will continue to operate separately in all other aspects of their businesses, including editorial, advertising, sales, production and other products.