2015 Year in Review: New Distribution Models Pave Road to a More ‘Open’ Marketplace

Changes to data distribution and commercial models in 2015 hold the promise of being able to build true best-of-breed platforms.

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In June, online content mart Airex announced the inception of its AMP partnership program (IMD, Jun.29) which will give members access to a custom, co-branded version of the Airex marketplace. Partners can then select the vendors and products they want on their own Airex Market, which they can in turn offer to clients and employees. Also looking to adopt the marketplace model is real-time research portal RSRCHXchange. Launched in September (IMD, Sept. 28) officials say the platform will transfor

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