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MDPI's top competitors include Research Square, Salem Media Group, Wiley, Cengage Learning, SAGE Publishing, Springer Nature, Taylor & Francis and Nature Research.
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MDPI
MDPI
MDPI is a company that provides a scholarly open access publishing resource.
Research Square
Research Square
Research Square is a company that develops a preprint platform for research communication.
Salem Media Group
Salem Media Group
Salem Media Group is a multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content, with media properties comprising radio broadcasting, digital media, and publishing.
Wiley
Wiley
Wiley (also known as John Wiley & Sons) is a company developing digital education, learning, assessment, and certification solutions.
Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning is a company providing higher education textbooks, ebooks, and digital solutions.
SAGE Publishing
SAGE Publishing
SAGE Publishing (formerly SAGE Publications) is a publishing company.
Springer Nature
Springer Nature
Springer Nature is a research, educational, and professional publisher providing content to communities through a range of platforms, products, and services.
Taylor & Francis
Taylor & Francis
Taylor & Francis is a company publishing scholarly journals, books, ebooks, and reference works.
Nature Research
Nature Research
Nature Research is a company that publishes journals, databases, and online products and services.
Founding Date
Founding Date
1996
Founding Date
2013
Founding Date
1986
Founding Date
1807
Founding Date
2007
Founding Date
1965
Founding Date
2015
Founding Date
1852
Founding Date
1869
Type
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Public
Type
Public
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Private
Type
Subsidiary
Type
Subsidiary
Tags
Locations
Locations
Basel, CH HQ
Toronto, CA
Nanjing Shi, CN
Chuo City, JP
Kraków, PL
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Locations
Durham, US HQ
Locations
Irving, US HQ
Camarillo, US
Nashville, US
Richmond, US
Washington, US
Locations
Hoboken, US HQ
Milton, AU
Richmond, AU
Stafford, AU
Rio De Janeiro, BR
Toronto, CA
Shanghai, CN
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Locations
Boston, US HQ
Southbank, AU
New Delhi, IN
Ciudad De México, MX
Andover, GB
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Locations
Thousand Oaks, US HQ
Melbourne, AU
Toronto, CA
New Delhi, IN
Singapore, SG
London, GB
Washington, US
Locations
Heidelberg, DE HQ
Buenos Aires, AR
Buenos Aires, AR
South Yarra, AU
Sydney, AU
Thalheim Bei Wels, AT
Wien, AT
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Locations
Oxfordshire, GB HQ
Melbourne, AU
Beijing, CN
Shanghai, CN
Bengaluru, IN
New Delhi, IN
Tokyo, JP
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Locations
London, GB HQ
Shanghai, CN
Sainte Maure De Touraine, FR
Berlin, DE
München, DE
Tokyo, JP
New York, US
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Employees
Employees
3,2331% increase
Employees
421
Employees
1,1333% decrease
Employees
7,4007% increase
Employees
4,294
Employees
1,908
Employees
8,557
Employees
2,2591% increase
Employees
613
Valuation ($)
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
71.6 m
Valuation ($)
3 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
6.9 b
Valuation ($)
N/A
Valuation ($)
N/A
Twitter followers
Twitter followers
21.2 k
Twitter followers
11.1 k
Twitter followers
5.1 k
Twitter followers
5.3 k
Twitter followers
12.2 k
Twitter followers
11.2 k
Twitter followers
60.6 k
Twitter followers
9.8 k
Twitter followers
158.6 k
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
469
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
89
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
19
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
16
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
47
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
33
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
158
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
10
Number of tweets (last 30 days)
N/A
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
0.7
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
2.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.2
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
6.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
1.3
Average likes per tweet (last 30 days)
N/A
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
99.79%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
78.65%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
78.95%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
75%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
61.7%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
90.91%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
97.47%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
80%
Percentage of tweets with engagement (last 30 days)
N/A
Alexa Website Rank
Alexa Website Rank
2621
Alexa Website Rank
59725
Alexa Website Rank
234161
Alexa Website Rank
882
Alexa Website Rank
354265
Alexa Website Rank
1699
Alexa Website Rank
26761
Alexa Website Rank
104576
Alexa Website Rank
1273
Employee Rating
Employee Rating
3.4
Employee Rating
2.9
Employee Rating
4.4
Employee Rating
3.9
Employee Rating
3.8
Employee Rating
3.3
Employee Rating
3.6
Employee Rating
4.5
Employee Rating
3.3

Financial

Revenue (est.)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
$236.2m (FY, 2020)
Revenue (est.)
$1.9b (FY, 2021)
Revenue (est.)
$1.4b (FY, 2019)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
€1.6b (FY, 2016)
Revenue (est.)
N/A
Revenue (est.)
£376.2m (FY, 2018)
Cost of goods
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
$194.6m (FY, 2020)
Cost of goods
$625.3m (FY, 2021)
Cost of goods
$757.3m (FY, 2019)
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
N/A
Cost of goods
£39.3m (FY, 2018)
Gross profit
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
$41.6m (FY, 2020)
Gross profit
$1.3b (FY, 2021)
Gross profit
$688.2m (FY, 2019)
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
N/A
Gross profit
£336.9m (FY, 2018)
Net income
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
($54.1m) (FY, 2020)
Net income
$148.3m (FY, 2021)
Net income
($97m) (FY, 2019)
Net income
N/A
Net income
N/A
Net income
($69k) (FY, 2018)
Net income
£40.5m (FY, 2018)

Operating

Articles Published
Articles Published
67.3 k (Y, 2018)
Articles Published
N/A
Articles Published
N/A
Articles Published
N/A
Articles Published
N/A
Articles Published
51.8 k (FY, 2017)
Articles Published
7 m (Jul, 2019)
Articles Published
N/A
Articles Published
N/A
Books Published
Books Published
N/A
Books Published
N/A
Books Published
N/A
Books Published
N/A
Books Published
N/A
Books Published
800 (Sep, 2019)
Books Published
300 k (Jul, 2019)
Books Published
N/A
Books Published
N/A
Journals
Journals
N/A
Journals
N/A
Journals
N/A
Journals
2.7 k (FY, 2021)
Journals
N/A
Journals
N/A
Journals
3 k (Aug, 2019)
Journals
N/A
Journals
N/A
Journals Published
Journals Published
203 (Y, 2018)
Journals Published
N/A
Journals Published
N/A
Journals Published
N/A
Journals Published
N/A
Journals Published
1 k (Sep, 2019)
Journals Published
N/A
Journals Published
N/A
Journals Published
N/A
New Books Yearly
New Books Yearly
N/A
New Books Yearly
N/A
New Books Yearly
N/A
New Books Yearly
N/A
New Books Yearly
N/A
New Books Yearly
N/A
New Books Yearly
12 k (Aug, 2019)
New Books Yearly
5 k (Sep, 2019)
New Books Yearly
N/A
Publishers
Publishers
N/A
Publishers
N/A
Publishers
3 (FY, 2020)
Publishers
N/A
Publishers
N/A
Publishers
N/A
Publishers
500 (Aug, 2019)
Publishers
N/A
Publishers
N/A
Users
Users
18.3 m (Y, 2018)
Users
N/A
Users
N/A
Users
N/A
Users
5.1 m (FY, 2019)
Users
N/A
Users
N/A
Users
N/A
Users
N/A
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Research Square
HQ
Durham, US
Employees
421

Research Square is a company that develops a preprint platform for research communication.

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Salem Media Group
HQ
Irving, US
Employees
1,133↓ 3% decrease

Salem Media Group is a multimedia company specializing in Christian and conservative content, with media properties comprising radio broadcasting, digital media, and publishing.

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Wiley
HQ
Hoboken, US
Employees
7,400↑ 7% increase

Wiley (also known as John Wiley & Sons) is a company developing digital education, learning, assessment, and certification solutions.

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Cengage Learning
HQ
Boston, US
Employees
4,294

Cengage Learning is a company providing higher education textbooks, ebooks, and digital solutions.

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