Time Inc UK’s Marcus Rich: ‘We are a magazine brand business’

The publisher’s chief executive on taking his titles on to fresh platforms, the future for a free NME – and why he has been poring over vintage comicsMarcus Rich, the chief executive of Marie Claire publisher Time Inc UK, has been spending a lot of time buried in the company’s vast archives looking through comics. His rummaging isn’t driven by nostalgia, but by a belief that the key to Time Inc’s future could lie at least partly in the past.“Downstairs we have this unbelievable archive of titles, some dating back to the 1800s. I’ve been down there on numerous occasions,” he says, before chuckling and adding: “It’s not a case of going down and sitting in the dark reading comics.” Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK and USA: Financial Times and McKinsey Announce a Business Book of the Year Shortlist

Eligible for books originally published in English or in translation, the FT-McKinsey program looks for work to 'stand the test of time.' The post UK and USA: Financial Times and McKinsey Announce a Business Book of the Year Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Meredith Sells Money Magazine Brand, Nearly Two Years After Time Inc. Merger

Meredith Corp. has sold the Money magazine brand to Ad Practitioners LLC, a three-year-old Puerto Rico-based media and advertising startup behind the product review site ConsumersAdvocate.org, both parties announced Tuesday morning. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. One of a handful of... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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Facebook’s Grow magazine – for the business leader who wants to be cool as well as rich

The semi-evil social network has launched its latest venture, a lifestyle magazine for the elite. Just don’t call it a publisher ...Name: Grow.Age: One issue. Continue reading... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Why Time, Conde Nast and other magazine publishers are charging into brand licensing

With ad revenue challenging, magazine publishers including Time Inc. and Conde Nast are doubling down on brand licensing. The post Why Time, Conde Nast and other magazine publishers are charging into brand licensing appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Bauer merges its UK magazine publishing businesses

German multi-media owner brings together titles such as Take a Break, TV Choice, Kerrang! and Q in consolidation German media giant Bauer is to merge its two UK publishing operations, bringing together titles including Take A Break, TV Choice and Grazia with Heat, Kerrang! and Q.The two... Continue reading at The Guardian

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On-Brand, Off-Page: Magazine Brands Aim to Build Social Communities

Both Domino and Seventeen look beyond their pages to interact with audiences. The post On-Brand, Off-Page: Magazine Brands Aim to Build Social Communities appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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If Magazine Brands Are So Valuable, Why Are There So Many Non-Branded Offshoots?

Publishers take deeper dives into targeted topics, looking to appeal to millennials, expand ad inventory, and drive names into their databases. The post If Magazine Brands Are So Valuable, Why Are There So Many Non-Branded Offshoots? appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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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

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Time Warner spinning off Time Inc. magazine biz this year

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Media Decoder Blog: Time Warner Picks New Head for Time Inc. Magazine Unit

The selection of Laura Lang, the head of the digital ad agency Digitas, would add online expertise to the country’s largest magazine publisher. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Why Climate Coverage Is Good Business at The Financial Times

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Marcus Rashford's book club couldn't come at a better time – children's reading is at a 15-year low

Research shows action is needed to get more kids reading for pleasure – especially those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Continue reading at The Conversation

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Pandemic drives ebook and audiobook sales by UK publishers to all-time high

Printed book sales plunge in first six months of 2020 on back of shop and school closuresSee all our coronavirus coverageSales of digital books by British publishers are set to hit an all-time high this year as the public turns to reading to escape pandemic cabin fever.However, the ebook and... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Alison Rich Takes Reins on PRH's Author Brand Development

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Hachette UK makes Times list of top employers for women

Hachette UK has been selected as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020, while its Gender Balance Network has won Employee Network Group of the Year (Private Sector) at the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI) Awards 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'A visionary publisher': Tony Elliott, Time Out magazine founder, dies

Elliott developed his London listings and culture magazine into a ‘global media empire’Tony Elliott, the founder of the events listings magazine Time Out, has died after a long illness, the magazine has said.The 73-year-old set up the magazine in London in 1968 and grew it into a major... Continue reading at The Guardian

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PRH UK and DK join with other Bertelsmann companies for podcast business Storyglass

Penguin Random House UK and DK have joined with Bertelsmann stablemates Fremantle and BMG to launch a joint podcast business, called Storyglass, as part of the Bertelsmann Content Alliance UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bonnier Books UK to launch Ollerton as fiction brand

Ex-special forces soldier turned TV star Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton is publishing a debut thriller with Bonnier Books UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Time Out Is All “In” on Rebuilding Its Business Post-Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to several industries, and publishing has been no exception. Among those hardest hit have been titles serving local markets. With public spaces temporarily shutting down, regional titles have little leverage to sell advertising, and readers have little... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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