Hearst Magazines Digital Media said it plans to launch RealBeauty.com—a site dedicated to hair, makeup, skin, body and fragrance—sometime this month.
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Active Interest Media’s Home Buyer Publications has named Timothy D. Schreiner editorial director. Schreiner most recently served as publisher of FineHomebuilding.com and Fine Homebuilding magazine.
The Audit Bureau of Circulations today released its long-awaited FAS-FAX report for the first half of 2009. Not surprisingly, preliminary numbers showed that,
During a difficult year for magazines, a few bright spots have emerged. One notable story, in recent weeks, was the launch of experiential travel magazine Afar.
The resignations of top publishing executives is adding up. In July, Jim Spanfeller said he will be leaving Forbes.com as president and CEO before the end of August. Less than two weeks later, Rodale president and CEO Steven Pleshette Murphy and Reed Business Information U.S. CEO Tad Smith resigned (on the same day) from their chief executive posts.
At an auction held late last week in U.S. bankruptcy court in New York, Doubledown Media, a publisher of magazines aimed at the Wall Street elite that went out of business in February, did not receive any “acceptable” bids for its remaining magazine assets, including subscriber lists.
Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. said it has finalized a 15-month agreement with Shell Oil that “considerably” extends its advertising package.
Fast-GrowingDigital magazine vendor Nxtbook Media ranked number 583 overall on Inc. magazine’s annual ‘500’ list of the fastest-growing, privately held companies in the U.S. The list was released earlier this month.
It appears that Time Inc.’s Sports Illustrated Group is seeing some initial glimmers of light at the end of the long, dark, print advertising tunnel. The group today said that ad pages increased 45 percent year-over-year—to 80.3 pages—for its September 7 NFL preview issue.
American politics lost its “liberal lion” Tuesday night when longtime Massachusetts Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy passed away from a battle with a brain cancer.