The New Good Housekeeping

ghkWomen have changed, and so has Good Housekeeping Magazine.  After extensive research and many focus groups to learn what today’s woman wants to see, Good Housekeeping is redesigned to refresh its look and feel with more photographs, bigger, bolder graphics, and more use of vivid color!  There are new features focusing on Food, Home, Beauty and Fashion, and a new logo which consumers describe as “More Modern”, “Appealing”, and “Fun”.  The magazine has an increased emphasis on the GOOD HOUSEKEEPING SEAL OF APPROVAL, showing the reader which new products really work.   The changes to Good Housekeeping will help increase sales and bring new readers to the publication.  Good Housekeeping is over 125 years old and continues to evolve and embrace the needs & interests of its readers and retailers! Pick up the July issue in stores.

Weight Watchers 50th Anniversary Special Issue

Ana Gasteyer, Suburgatory’s funny lady, graces the May/June cover of Weight Watchers.  Ana acts, she sings, and she’s serious about losing weight.  Pick up a copy to see how her tweets on losing weight with Weight Watchers lead her to be their official spokesperson.  This 5oth anniversary issue also shows how Weight Watchers continues to be relevant and appreciated in America’s culture.      

Consumer Reports Electronics Buying Guide

Consumer Reports Electronic Buying Guide is covering the best & worst technologies of the season. With over 800 products tested, you are sure to get the best advice in tablets, TVs, cameras, phones & more!

Consumer Reports 101 Secrets

Consumer Reports is shelling out 101 secrets from their experts this issue. Time-saving shortcuts, tips & tricks will lead you to bargaining bliss!

ShopSmart's Best & Worst of 2012

Throughout the year ShopSmart has tested thousands of appliances, food, beauty and other products and now they’ve compiled a list of the best of the best and the worst of the worst.  More than 55 products they tested and loved this year ended up on their “Favorite Stuff of the Year” list, which brings you kitchen gadgets, food & wine, fitness gear, cleaning products, beauty products, electronics, and much much more.  And for those of you who do your shopping online, they’ve reviewed websites that will save you time and money this year!

Americans Rank Highest for QR Code Usage

A study released this month revealed that 1 in 5 American consumers say they have used a QR Code.  That’s 19%, compared to 15% in the UK, 14% in Germany, and 12% in France.  And when you zero in on the 18-34 year old age range, that number jumps to 27% for Americans.

And where are they finding these QR Codes?  The most often captured QR codes come from magazines, followed by mail, websites, posters, email, and television.  Marketing Charts (1/23/2013)

Folio: Best Covers of 2012

Folio has selected a handful of the most visually-engaging magazine covers of this past year.  The cover, of course, is the first thing you see and it’s ultimately what grabs a reader’s attention and captures a sale.  See their picks for 2012.  Foliomag (1/15/2013)

Consumer Reports Smart Phone Picks

Looking to buy a new smart phone this month?  Be sure to check out what the Consumer Reports experts have to say about the best and worst carriers, how to save on your bill, and see their comparison between Android, iPhone, and Windows phones.  Plus find 25 last-minute gifts if you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet.

The Supremes: 50th Anniversary Celebration

Pick up the 128-page, full-color magazine 50th Anniversary Celebration: The Supremes wherever magazines are sold.  The publication is a lavish and exciting remembrance of the top-selling female singing group of all time: The Supremes.

The Supremes were an American female singing group whose repertoire included pop, soul, rock & roll, Broadway show tunes, psychedelic soul, and disco. They are America’s most successful vocal group with 12 Number One singles on the “Billboard” Hot 100.  At their peak in the mid-1960s, The Supremes rivaled The Beatles in worldwide popularity.

December 8 will see the official release of the full-color magazine “50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION / MY SUPREMES / MARY WILSON” (Event Bookazines / Hudson News). The 128-page publication, edited by best-selling author Mark Bego, is a lavish and exciting remembrance of the top-selling female singing group of all time: The Supremes. The magazine will be available at Barnes & Nobel, Target, Walmart, Hudson News shops and wherever magazines are sold.