DES MOINES, Iowa and SEATTLE , July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP, www.meredith.com ) , the nation's leading media and marketing company serving 100 million American women, announced today it will launch Allrecipes magazine, a print extension of the company's highly popular Allrecipes.com digital destination. This represents the media industry's first large-scale digital-to-subscription magazine print brand extension.
Allrecipes magazine will be published six times per year with an initial rate base of 500,000. The December 2013 premiere issue will debut in mid-November, just in time for the busy holiday cooking season.
Condé Nast has signed a deal with Livefyre to turn the magazine publisher’s digital properties into social hubs for Livefyre’s StreamHub platform. The high-end publisher will use Livefyre’s platform and Live applications, including LiveComments, LiveBlog, LiveChat and LiveMediaWall, to boost social activity and engagement for brands including Condé Nast Traveler, Glamour, Golf Digest, GQ, Lucky, The New Yorker, Teen Vogue and Vanity Fair.
Publishing companies are desperate to connect the offline world of print magazines to the social customer and on-the-go mobile shopper. In response to the need to shorten the distance between traditional print and shopping online, magazines now seek to provide readers with direct access to retailers via their smartphone, known as mobile commerce. This new dimension to magazines is being forged by partnerships between publishers and third-party vendors who transform the-once standalone pages into the first-step in a mobile shopping user experience.
Meredith Corporation announced today it has acquired Parenting and Babytalk magazines and their related digital assets from The Bonnier Corporation.
Meredith Corporation—the leading media and marketing company serving American women—and Crown Media Family Networks, home of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel, today announced an exciting new partnership
Meredith Corporation, the leading media and marketing company serving American women, today introduced an updated market positioning and logo for Meredith Digital that reflects Meredith's unique ability to tap into the vast purchasing power of the 40 million women it reaches monthly across digital platforms.
In 1922, the same year Henry Luce and Briton Hadden founded Time magazine in New York City, Edwin Thomas Meredith launched a title called Fruit, Garden and Home in Des Moines, Iowa.
Two years later, the magazine changed its name to Better Homes and Gardens, today one of the biggest-selling titles in the U.S. and a core product of Meredith Corp., the Iowa-based TV and magazine firm still controlled by the Meredith family. It is now poised to merge with most of the glamorous Time Inc. publishing empire that Mr. Luce built into international fame.
Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiaries, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. and Qualcomm Austria Research Center GmbH, will enhance the Qualcomm Vuforia™ software platform to support real-time text recognition using smartphone and tablet cameras. When released in the spring, Vuforia’s text recognition capability will allow developers to build a new class of educational experiences that incorporate interactivity with real world objects. Additionally, developers can use Vuforia’s text recognition to enable a new form of data entry in addition to on-screen keyboards and speech-to-text.
Meredith Corporation, the nation’s leading media company serving American women, announced today that it has reached agreement with CelebTV (www.celebtv.com), the award-winning digital entertainment network, to feature daily original HD videos on Meredith’s Divine Caroline site beginning this week.
Meredith Corporation, the leading media and marketing company serving American women, announced today that it will increase the rate base for EatingWell magazine to 750,000 from 600,000, effective with the July/August 2013 issue. The bump represents a 115 percent increase in EatingWell magazine’s circulation since Meredith acquired the EatingWell brand in June 2011.