Magazine publishing news news and features

Coverage of the UK magazine industry – including ABC figures, magazine launches, comment and analysis of trends – for publishers, advertisers and media agencies.
See all media news

Share
Farrah Storr leads makeover at revived Cosmopolitan

Farrah Storr leads makeover at revived Cosmopolitan

The former Women's Health editor hopes to recreate some of that magazine's magic as she takes the reins at Cosmopolitan

read more
Share
Economist launches ad to highlight editorial independence

Economist launches ad to highlight editorial independence

The Economist Group, the publisher of The Economist, has launched a subscription campaign to highlight its editorial independence following its announced sale by Pearson last week.

read more
Share
Magazine ABCs: look beyond old habits to understand sector's growing influence

Magazine ABCs: look beyond old habits to understand sector's growing influence

The appetite for high quality, original and inspiring content remains strong, argues the chief executive of Magnetic, the magazine industry's marketing body.

read more
Share
Magazine ABCs: raw numbers don't tell you why this medium is so powerful

Magazine ABCs: raw numbers don't tell you why this medium is so powerful

Mass scale has rarely been a key reason for why magazines are an effective advertising platform, says Carat's publishing account director.

read more
Share
Magazine ABCs: Good Housekeeping strengthens lead over top women's monthlies

Magazine ABCs: Good Housekeeping strengthens lead over top women's monthlies

Good Housekeeping has widened the gap as the most widely read paid-for women's monthly magazine, with most of the top ten seeing a falling combined circulation over the last 12 months.

read more
Share
Magazine ABCs: Top 100 at a glance

Magazine ABCs: Top 100 at a glance

View the Top 100 actively purchased magazines and digital editions in the first six months of 2015.

read more
Share
Are there too many free mags?

Are there too many free mags?

As NME prepares to go free and Dennis plans a free launch, Gurjit Degun looks at the growing market and its impact.

read more
Share
Mark Frith returns to magazines as editor of Now

Mark Frith returns to magazines as editor of Now

Mark Frith is making a return to magazines as editor-in-chief of Now, Time Inc's celebrity and style weekly.

read more
Share
Pearson sells Economist stake for £469m

Pearson sells Economist stake for £469m

Pearson has agreed to sell its 50 per cent stake in The Economist Group, the publisher of The Economist, for £469 million.

read more
Share
Style bible i-D launches online channel Amuse

Style bible i-D launches online channel Amuse

I-D, the fashion title owned by Vice, has set up an online luxury lifestyle channel called Amuse.

read more
Share
Bauer considers free weekly launch with Kiss magazine

Bauer considers free weekly launch with Kiss magazine

Bauer Media is considering launching a magazine for the Kiss radio brand aimed at millennials.

read more
Share
Cosmopolitan's Suzy Cox to be editor of Heat

Cosmopolitan's Suzy Cox to be editor of Heat

Bauer Media has appointed Cosmopolitan's deputy editor Suzy Cox to be editor of Heat magazine.

read more
Share
Immediate Media raids Tesco and eBay for new senior roles

Immediate Media raids Tesco and eBay for new senior roles

Immediate Media has hired Francois-Régis Coumau, the general manager for continental Europe at eBay, for the newly created role of group managing director.

read more
Share
Bloomberg Media hires Allan Wai as first global commercial creative director

Bloomberg Media hires Allan Wai as first global commercial creative director

Bloomberg Media has appointed Allan Wai as its first global commercial creative director.

read more
Share
Magnetic commissions David Brennan to explore premium ads

Magnetic commissions David Brennan to explore premium ads

Magnetic, the magazines marketing body, has commissioned David Brennan, the founder of Media Native, to look at how ads in premium content can enhance the consumer's experience.

read more
Share
Shortlist Media appoints Chris Healy as commercial director

Shortlist Media appoints Chris Healy as commercial director

Shortlist Media has promoted Chris Healy to the role of group commercial director.

read more
Share
Mel Scott becomes first chief revenue officer at Mail Brands

Mel Scott becomes first chief revenue officer at Mail Brands

DMG Media has appointed MailOnline's Mel Scott as its first chief revenue officer of Mail Brands, a newly consolidated commercial operation that unites sales at the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday with MailOnline.

read more
Share
Hearst Magazines UK picks up four gongs at PPA Awards

Hearst Magazines UK picks up four gongs at PPA Awards

Hearst Magazines UK, which publishes Elle and Country Living, went home with four awards at the PPA Awards 2015 last night.

read more
Share
Monocle launches The Escapist annual edition

Monocle launches The Escapist annual edition

Monocle, the global business and lifestyle publisher, is to launch its second yearly publication next week called The Escapist.

read more
Share
American Airlines partners with The Week to promote London-New York business class route

American Airlines partners with The Week to promote London-New York business class route

American Airlines has launched a campaign with The Week, the Dennis Publishing title, to promote its London to New York business class route.

read more

Just published

Feel you're missing out?

GET THE
BRANDREPUBLIC
BULLETINS
Sign up

The Wall Blog

From our partners

Brand Republic Jobs
Thousands of jobs across advertising, creative, marketing and media