Company Provides Accurate Enhanced Product Content
CHICAGO, Illinois — April 17, 2019 — Syndigo, a portfolio company of The Jordan Company (“TJC”) and Wicks Capital Partners (“Wicks”) today announced that it is now approved as a data provider for Google Manufacturer Center (MfC). Syndigo helps manufacturers on Google’s platform by enabling them to surface rich product content on the Google Shopping property, which drives online traffic and conversions.
“As a data provider for Manufacturer Center, Syndigo provides verified product content and images for better brand consistency, which leads to the transparency that consumers today require,” said Chris Barnes, SVP, Corporate Development and Solutions Delivery at Syndigo. “There are many factors that influence the way a shopper searches, such as life stage, health and diet to name a few. Having all the necessary product content verified in proper format is essential. Syndigo provides this across many product sectors.”
More than 5,000 brands use Google Manufacturer Center to improve their presence on Google. This creates more effective listings on Shopping Ads, other Google services, and across the web.
Syndigo helps clients grow sales by providing extensive product content, nutrition information and digital media that power engaging experiences across brands, distributors and retailers. Clients in industries such as automotive, consumer goods, DIY, foodservice, grocery, hardlines, and healthcare all benefit from Syndigo’s integrated platform, Content Experience Hub – which enables clients to collect, store, manage, syndicate and publish their content for consumers across the largest trading network in the world.
Syndigo solutions include: detailed and verified product information with audit analytics to help facilitate buying decisions; syndication of data to GS1 global standards via GDSN; store optimization services for effective in-store layouts and shelf merchandising; publishing of rich product content integrated into retail sites globally; and interactive tools to allow restaurant and foodservice brands to organize and share nutrition data with their customers.
About The Jordan Company
TJC (www.thejordancompany.com), founded in 1982, is a middle-market private equity firm that has managed funds with original capital commitments in excess of $11 billion since 1987 and a 36-year track record of investing in and contributing to the growth of many businesses across a wide range of industries including Industrials, Transportation & Logistics, Healthcare & Consumer, and Telecom, Technology & Utility. The senior investment team has been investing together for over 20 years and it is supported by the Operations Management Group, which was established in 1988 to initiate and support operational improvements in portfolio companies. Headquartered in New York, TJC also has an office in Chicago.
Wicks Capital Partners is a private investment firm based in New York City that invests in lower middle market information businesses that create and deliver niche content and services to the business, consumer and education markets. Since its founding in 1989, Wicks has invested over $1 billion of capital in more than 30 platform companies and approximately 100 add-on acquisitions. The firm has applied a consistent investment strategy since its founding, partnering with high-quality, experienced management teams to build businesses organically and through acquisitions. Learn more at www.wicksgroup.com.