For Sale or in Flux, a Big Year Looms for Business Magazines

With Forbes for sale, Fortune's website divorcing from CNNMoney.com and Bloomberg Businessweek getting assessed as part of a companywide strategic review at Bloomberg, the year ahead could see a dramatic shift for top business magazines.The category offers a glimpse into the publishing world at large, where 2014 will see traditional media companies continue to do battle with digital upstarts and new players emerge. Already this year, the former editors of AllThingsD introduced their new website Re/code with backing from NBC Universal, adding another prominent combatant to the field.The good news for business magazines, according to media buyers and marketers, is that they offer a strong editorial product at a time when advertisers are eager to appear in, around or near high-quality content. The magazines themselves also point to their broadening portfolio of conferences, foreign licensees and other new revenue streams. Forbes, for example, is building a Forbes-branded office tower in the Philippines and putting its name on the business school at Ashford University in Iowa. Fortune events such as The Most Powerful Women Summit and the Global Forum are generating growing profits in their own right. Continue reading at AdAge.com Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2014-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harvard Business Review Wins Magazine of the Year at the Eddie & Ozzie Awards Gala

NEW YORK—Magazine and digital media professionals from all over the country gathered Wednesday evening to celebrate honorees for excellence in editorial and design. B2B, consumer and regional brands competed for Folio:’s 2019 Eddie and Ozzie Awards, the largest and most comprehensive such... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-11-01 14:44:10 UTC ]
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Print Is Still Big Business in Magazine Media

Far from dead, print continues to be a critically important product for publishers. The post Print Is Still Big Business in Magazine Media appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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The State of the Magazine Media Business, Mid-Year 2015

12 top industry leaders see opportunity amid a “fog of choices.” The post The State of the Magazine Media Business, Mid-Year 2015 appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Forbes to Explore Sale of 96-Year-Old Magazine

Forbes Media, the publisher of the eponymous financial magazine and website, is exploring a sale.The company is working with Deutsche Bank AG to consider its options. In a memo to staff Friday morning confirming a report by Bloomberg News, CEO Mike Perlis said the company had received... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Sales fell 11% year-on-year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year-on-year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops reopened. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-05 21:42:39 UTC ]
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Last Year's Books Top This Year's First Quarter Sales

Michelle's Obama's 'Becoming,' released in early November, was the biggest title, selling 629,000 copies through outlets that report to BookScan in the period ended March 30. Only three books released in 2019 made the top 20 list in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ESPN The Magazine Wins Magazine of the Year at the Eddie & Ozzie Awards Gala

NEW YORK – ESPN The Magazine took home Folio:’s first-ever Magazine of the Year Award. The magazine was selected for it’s consistent coverage of stories and controversies that transcend the sports industry and relate to a much broader audience, as well as for its graphic covers and designs. “We... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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The long-suffering news business keeps getting big promises from Big Tech

With Google under pressure to clamp down on YouTube conspiracies and low-quality clickbait, the search giant is launching a major new effort aimed at strengthening its relationship with news publishers–and perhaps keeping them from going under. At an event in New York today, the company... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2018-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade Sales Were a Bright Spot In a Dark Year for Sales

A 1.5% increase in trade sales wasn't enough to offset declines overall industry sales in 2016. which saw a 5.1% fall. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day sales soar year on year as campaign report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week of the event, sales figures have shown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: No Big Book Yet, But Plenty of Big Sales

One thing the absence of a big book has meant is that a handful of titles—drawing strong advances from editors in the U.S. and abroad—are being clumped into an ever-growing list of buzzed-about books. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Vogue Wins Magazine of the Year at National Magazine Awards

Vogue was named magazine of the year at the annual National Magazine Awards ceremony on Monday night, earning the award that honors brands excelling in both print and digital media as well as areas such as events and branded content. But it was Nautilus -- an indie science magazine published... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Ad Age's 2014 Magazine A-List: Vice Is Magazine Brand of the Year

For most magazine companies, 2014 was a difficult year. Backs against the wall, publishers looked beyond print for growth -- to digital media, live events, consumer products and TV deals.Vice magazine is way ahead of them.The free magazine founded in 1994 as Voice of Montreal has grown into one... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2015-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ad Age's Magazine A-List: Bon Appetit is Magazine of the Year

When Conde Nast closed Gourmet in 2009, the company staked much of its epicurean business on Bon Appetit, a staid magazine with a big circulation but little traction outside the food category. But soon enough Conde Nast took another risk, assigning the title's reinvigoration to a pair of leaders... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Cold snap book sales plunge 16% year on year

Printed book sales slipped 3% week on week last week, and were down 16% year on year as the... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jeff Bezos’s thoughts on Big Business, outer space and The Washington Post

An anthology of writings provides a glimpse into the mind of the Amazon founder. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Presidential Memoirs Are Big Business. Will Anyone Buy Trump's?

Insiders say a book by President Donald Trump could be a tempting proposition for major publishers—but it may not be worth the cost. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-11-13 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A Surprisingly Strong Year of Book Sales Continues

In spite of historical challenges, unit sales of print books were up 6.4% in the first nine months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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A Surprisingly Strong Year of Book Sales Continues

In spite of historical challenges, unit sales of print books were up 6.4% in the first nine months of 2020. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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