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Meredith to buy in $175 million deal

Reuters – 2012-01-24

(Reuters) - Media and publishing company Meredith Corp will buy food information website from privately held Reader's Digest Association Inc in a $175 million deal to expand its...
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Meredith Set To Buy Allrecipes From Reader's Digest

The magazine publisher will more than double its digital presence, by acquiring the world's biggest food site. | AllThingsD – 2012-01-24

Meredith Acquires FamilyFun Magazine from Disney Publishing Worldwide

Meredith Corporation is acquiring the assets of Disney Publishing Worldwide’s FamilyFun. Beginning in March 2012, FamilyFun and its associated special interest publications, as well as Toyhopper... | Folio Magazine – 2012-01-04

Meredith Increases Dividend by 50% and Authorizes a $100 Million Stock Repurchase

This story first appears on FOLIO: sister site, minonline. Meredith Corp. chairman/CEO (since July 2004) Steve Lacy announced that the board of directors approved a $1.02-to-$1.53 per-share increase... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-27

Meredith Meets With Over 100 Potential Partners for 10 slots in ROI Program

In July, Meredith Corp. launched its Engagement Dividend program, a guaranteed ROI investment partnership for select advertisers. Already, Meredith has met with over 100 companies (which equates to... | Folio Magazine – 2011-10-19

Agent Ben Mason hired by father of Meredith Kercher

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Fri, 07/10/2011 - 11:05 The literary agent Ben Mason has been hired by the father of the murdered English student Meredith Kercher to represent him in a... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-07

NOOK Newsstand Adds More Titles From Meredith and Time Inc.

The NOOK Newsstand for Barnes & Noble’s e-reader offering NOOK has added more titles from Meredith and Time Inc. to its periodical roster. | Folio Magazine – 2011-08-23

Meredith Guarantees Print ROI for Select Advertisers

Meredith Corp.--publisher of titles such as Better Homes & Gardens and Ladies Home Journal--has introduced The Meredith Engagement Dividend, a product that offers advertisers guaranteed sales for... | Folio Magazine – 2011-07-25

Meredith Expands Its Menu

Meredith is adding two food magazines as it expands into a category the company says is ripe for targeting cost-conscious consumers. | The Wall Street Journal – 2011-06-27

Chief Brand Officer Andy Sareyan Parts Ways with Meredith

Andy Sareyan, chief brand officer and executive vice president of consumer brands with Meredith Corp., has left the company. | Folio Magazine – 2011-05-24

Digital Soars, Print Improves For Meredith in Second Quarter

Total revenue jumped 9 percent to $367 million for Meredith Corp in the second quarter of fiscal 2011, driven by strong advertising growth and integrated marketing services. Total advertising revenue... | Folio Magazine – 2011-01-25

Meredith Hires Mark Peterson as Newsstand VP

A little over a month since vice president of retail sales David Algire left to become president of Source Interlink Distribution, Meredith has hired Mark Peterson as its new vice president of... | Folio Magazine – 2010-12-22

'More People are Reading Meredith Magazines Than Ever Before'

On the heels of Meredith Corp. | Folio Mag – 2010-08-03

Griffin Out as Meredith National Media Group President

Women’s publisher Meredith Corp. said Monday that Jack Griffin is leaving the company as president of its national media group to “pursue another opportunity.” Griffin will be replaced by Tom... | Folio Mag – 2010-08-02

Meredith’s Fiscal Year-End Marks ‘Return to Earnings Growth’

Women’s publisher Meredith Corp. Thursday reported net earnings for its 12-month fiscal 2010 of $103.96 million, up from a loss of $107.08 million during its fiscal 2009 calendar year. Revenues... | Folio Mag – 2010-07-29

Meredith Cuts Rate Bases at Ladies Home Journal, Traditional Home

Two more magazines have cut back their guaranteed circulation in the face of a challenged and increasingly more expensive print market. Meredith Corp. | Folio Mag – 2010-07-01

Ex-Meredith CEO Resigns from Board

Last month, former Meredith Corp. CEO William T. Kerr was named chief executive of media and marketing research firm Arbitron. Now he has submitted his resignation as a member of Meredith’s board... | Folio Mag – 2010-02-24

Meredith to Offer Ad Portal to Advertisers

Meredith today said it has signed a multiyear deal with a Web-based ad portal to provide its advertisers improved delivery and receipt of print advertising. | Folio Mag – 2009-02-18

Meredith’s Figure, O’Reilly’s Craft Fold

The number of magazines folding in 2009 continues to mount. The latest: Figure—a fashion magazine targeting plus-size women—and Craft—a do-it-yourself crafting title—have been shuttered, their... | Folio Mag – 2009-02-11

Meredith Launches Women’s Online Network

Meredith Corp. on Wednesday announced the launch of the Meredith Women’s Network, a portal for the company’s collection of women’s Web sites. | Folio Mag – 2009-01-21

Magazine publisher Meredith cuts 250 jobs

DES MOINES, Iowa - Magazine publisher and marketing company Meredith Corp. will eliminate 250 jobs, or about 7 percent of its work force, as the recession cuts into advertising... | Boston Herald – 2009-01-08

Meredith to cut 250 jobs, close magazine

Meredith Corp. said Thursday it will eliminate 250 jobs and close its Country Home magazine in March as it suffers from sharp declines in publishing and broadcasting advertising amid the recession. | AP via Yahoo! Finance – 2009-01-08

Meredith Cuts 7% of Workers and Closes Country Home Magazine

Meridith said it was eliminating 250 jobs, including about 40 people who work at Country Home, a reduction that a company spokesman said was effective immediately. | New York Times – 2009-01-08

John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Announces Global Publishing Deal with Meredith Corporation Including the Better Homes and ...

HOBOKEN, N.J.----John Wiley & Sons, Inc. announced today a new licensing agreement with Meredith Corporation , under which Wiley will become the exclusive global book publisher for Meredith’s... | Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-12-01

Meredith names Points editor in chief of Parents magazine

Associated Press - August 19, 2008 11:44 AM ET DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Des Moines-based Meredith Corporation has named Dana Points as editor in chief of Parents magazine. | WHO-TV 13 Des Moines – 2008-08-19

Meredith Reports Fiscal 2008, Fourth Quarter Losses

Meredith Corporation today reported fiscal 2008 revenue was $1.58 billion down about two percent from $1.61 billion in 2007. Net earnings, however, were $134.6 million, down 17 percent from $162.3... | Folio Mag – 2008-07-30

Reports: Meredith in talks to buy most Time Warner magazines

Fortune | The New York Times “A serious buyer is in talks with” Time Warner about buying most of its magazine properties, James Bandler, Doris Burke and Jennifer Reingold report in... | Poynter. – 2013-02-14

Meredith, the Publishing Company That Beat the Internet

Des Moines-based Meredith, best known for <em>Better Homes and Gardens</em>, has discovered the secret to keeping magazines profitable | Business Week – 2013-03-14

Meredith Launches Multibranded Augmented Reality Effort

  Augmented reality plays are usually rolled out one title at a time, but Meredith has launched the enhanced execution across its entire Parents Network, linking them with a single app. | Folio Magazine – 2013-06-14

Meredith’s Allrecipes Launches Print Magazine

The Meredith Corporation is set to launch a print version of its popular brand. The magazine is being rolled out as a bi-monthly publication and is slated to debut in August.  | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-16

Revenues Up for Meredith’s Magazine Group

Revenues were up for Meredith's National Media Group in its fiscal year 2013 earnings report, as the company saw big returns from digital advertising and continued success with its S | Folio Magazine – 2013-07-26

Meredith Preps for the Future of Programmatic

The publisher is implementing a programmatic advertising strategy that makes it part of the direct sales process.The post Meredith Preps for the Future of Programmatic appeared first on Digiday. | Digiday – 2014-01-08

Bolstered by Digital, Meredith Stabilizes

Judging by its 2014 fiscal first half earnings report, Meredith's National Media Group is stabilizing as it continues to diversify its revenue streams and adapt to a changing marketplace. The... | Folio Magazine – 2014-01-31

Meredith’s latest mobile ad strategy: rewards for taps

Meredith, like many publishers, is still trying to figure out how to effectively make money on mobile. Its latest strategy: “gamify” its mobile apps. The publisher has inked a one-year deal with... | Digiday – 2014-02-18

Meredith Launching Parents Latina in 2015

The magazine industry loves a niche marketplace, especially when it’s new, and the predominantly English-speaking second-generation Hispanic American is certainly that. | Folio Magazine – 2014-06-25

Meredith Vieira Stops Conan O'Brien Right In His Tracks

Conan O'Brien might want to stay away from Meredith Vieira's dog. Vieira was on O'Brien's show on Tuesday to discuss her upcoming daytime show, and she said that she nixed a plan to feature her dog... | The Huffington Post – 2014-06-25

Programmatic Trends Depress Digital Ad Revenue at Meredith

Advertising technologies such as real-time bidding and automated auctions are driving digital revenue downward at Meredith Corp.'s National Media Group, which includes the company's magazines like... | Advertising Age – 2014-08-01

Meredith Vieira Says She's Prepared To Walk Away From New Show

Meredith Vieira revealed some contract details about her upcoming daytime show in an interview with TV Guide published Tuesday. The former "Today" show co-host is prepping for the debut of her new... | The Huffington Post – 2014-09-03

Martha Stewart Magazines to Be Licensed to Meredith Corp.

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is licensing its flagship Martha Stewart Living and Martha Stewart Weddings brands to Meredith Corp. | The Wall Street Journal – 2014-10-16

Martha Stewart Living magazines to be produced by Meredith

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc. will farm out most of its magazine operations to Better Homes and Gardens publisher Meredith Corp., cutting costs as it focuses on brand-licensing... | Crains New York – 2014-10-16

Martha Stewart Hands Off Magazines' Business Operations to Meredith

Martha Stewart is getting out of the business of magazines -- mostly.Her company, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, has struck a 10-year licensing agreement with Meredith Corp., owner of Better Homes... | Advertising Age – 2014-10-16

Meredith’s Lacy Named MPA Chairman

Stephen Lacy was named chairman of the board of directors for the MPA—The Association of Magazine Media on Wednesday. Lacy, chairman and CEO of Meredith Corp., takes over for Michael Clinton,... | Folio Magazine – 2014-10-31

New Content-Driven Ad Network Partners With Time Inc. and Meredith

With the content marketing and native advertising scene getting increasingly crowded with tech players such as Outbrain, Sharethrough and Nativo, just to name a few, OneSpot thinks it's found an... | AdWeek – 2014-11-21

Meredith, Zinczenko Partner On Mag Launch

Meredith and David Zinczenko's Galvanized agency are partnering on the launch of a quarterly magazine built off of the latter's successful "Eat This, Not That!" healthy-eating... | Folio Magazine – 2014-12-02

Meredith to acquire Shape magazine

Meredith, owner of Better Home and Gardens and AllRecipes, has agreed to acquire women's fitness magazine Shape from American Media and combine it with Fitness magazine, a title that Meredith... | Crains New York – 2015-01-28

Meredith to Acquire Shape Magazine from American Media

Meredith, owner of Better Home and Gardens and AllRecipes, has agreed to acquire women's fitness magazine Shape from American Media and combine it with Fitness magazine, a title that Meredith already... | Advertising Age – 2015-01-28

Meredith Rises and AMI Recedes With the Acquisition of Shape

Meredith is soon going to have to be designated the best magazine company in the country. The post Meredith Rises and AMI Recedes With the Acquisition of Shape appeared first on Folio:. | Folio Magazine – 2015-01-28

Magazine Publisher Meredith Finds Success Focusing on Women

Magazine publisher Meredith succeeds focusing on family, home, health information for women | ABC News – 2015-03-20

Meredith Corp. Finds Success Focusing On Women

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation's top publisher of magazines and websites for women has its origins in a journal sold door-to-door featuring tips to help farmers get ahead in the early 1900s. ... | The Huffington Post – 2015-03-20

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