Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP; www.meredith.com), the nation's leading media and marketing company serving more than 100 million unduplicated American women and over 60 percent of U.S. Millennial women, announced today that it has acquired Grocery Server, further expanding its digital shopper marketing capabilities. The Grocery Server platform uniquely combines hyperlocal targeting with an unparalleled network of CPG brands and grocery retail outlets to target consumers with time-sensitive, highly relevant, product offers at the exact moment they are developing weekly shopping lists and navigating grocery aisles. Grocery Server technology was developed in response to the quickly shifting behaviors of mobile-equipped, value-minded shoppers, 90% of whom are using their devices to make more informed purchase decisions in the aisle (source: L2). According to Allrecipes 2015 Digital Grocery Shopping Behaviors survey, 'loyalty savings' (75%) and 'need for a recipe' (77%) are the top reasons smartphone-equipped grocery shoppers add items to their cart.
Wiley’s performance in the 2018 release of Clarivate Analytics’ Journal Citation Reports (JCR) remains strong, maintaining its position as #3 in terms of the number of titles indexed, articles published, and citations received. Wiley saw a 9.5% increase in JCR articles, giving it a 9.7% overall share (+0.6%) – its biggest increase since 2008.
A total of 1,223 Wiley journals were included in the reports, 58% of these were society publications – reaffirming Wiley’s position as the world’s leading society publishing partner. Wiley journals ranked #1 in 27 categories across 25 titles and achieved 349 top-10 category rankings.
The annual Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is one of the most widely-used sources of citation metrics used to analyze the performance of peer-reviewed journals. The most famous of these metrics, the Impact Factor, is based on the frequency with which an average article is cited in the JCR report year. Alongside other metrics, this makes it an important tool for evaluating a journal’s impact on ongoing research.
“We are pleased with Wiley’s strong performance and increased share in the 2018 JCR results,” said Judy Verses, Executive Vice President, Research, Wiley. “As a customer-focused organization researchers are our ‘North Star’ and at the very core of our mission – we are committed to continually helping our authors, editors, and societies to create impact and support their goals, in order to advance research, discovery and learning.”