William Reed has been providing market leading business information for over 150 years. From our origins in grocery, we have expanded across food and drink and into new sectors, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Learn about our history.

Fulfilling our role in the 21st century has meant harnessing digital channels to deliver insightful journalism and high-value data to businesses the world over. Guided by our Mission & Values, our Group’s activities now include category defining digital and print media, innovative business events and conferences, prestigious awards and informative conferences. We offer compelling research and powerful insights to our customers as well as providing recruitment and e-learning solutions within our core markets.  

We have offices in Gatwick and London, UK; Montpellier, France; Chicago, US and Singapore. Click here for office contact information.


William Reed Business Media Ltd

Group Headquarters are the offices of William Reed Business Media Ltd, near Gatwick, UK.

Him! Ltd & Him! International Ltd

HIM Ltd is our research-based retail consultancy, working with blue-chip organisations in the retail, wholesale, on-trade and food service. HIM Ltd operates syndicated multi-client customer tracking programmes in a variety of sectors, from convenience to high street, forecourts to pubs and bars, pharmacies to coffee chains. The William Reed Group became a substantial minority investor in March 2008 and in September 2011 acquired the whole of the business. Extending our expertise to the global market HIM International Ltd launched in 2015. 

The Morning Advertiser Ltd 

The Morning Advertising Ltd is 75% owned by the William Reed Group and 25% by the Licensed Trade Charity. The Group has published The Publican’s Morning Advertiser (formerly Morning Advertiser) since 2000.

William Reed Business Media SAS 

William Reed Business Media SAS (formerly Decision News Media SAS) is home to a significant proportion of our global brands business, supplying targeted news sites and e-newsletters to decision-makers in the food, beverage, nutrition, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries.

Based in Montpellier, France, the company was acquired by the William Reed Group in May 2009. 

William Reed Business Media Inc

With offices in Chicago, and local representation in key regional hubs, William Reed Business Media Inc supplies dedicated news sites, e-newsletters, events and conferences to decision-makers in the North American food, nutrition and cosmetics markets.

William Reed Thailand Ltd

Our company founded to deliver Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2016/17. 

William Reed Singapore Pte Ltd

Our company founded to deliver Asia’s 50 Best Restaurants 2015/16 and to develop our growing portfolio of face-to-face events in Asia.