Posts Categorized: Launch/Re-Launch/Closure

Condé Launches Allure Russia

Condé Nast International has unveiled its debut edition of Allure Russia, with the title’s September issue. The beauty-focused Allure is the ninth title to be published by Condé Nast Russia, following the launch of Russian titles including Vogue, Glamour, GQ, Condé Nast Traveller and Brides. “Russian women have a special relationship with all things beauty-related,”… Read more »

Magazine Closures Down in First Half of 2012

When compared to the same time period last year, magazines are fairing much better. Although magazine launches remain relatively flat, they’re far outpacing shutdowns so far this year. According to, an online periodicals database, there were 48 shutdowns so far this year and 133 magazines launched. That compares to 74 closures in the first… Read more »

Road & Track Cruises Over to Ann Arbor

Road & Track automotive magazine is moving to Ann Arbor. In addition to the move, Hearst announced Larry Webster as the new editor. Previously, as editor at Popular Mechanics, Webster oversaw  the development of automotive content across print, web, broadcast, and tablet platforms. With the move to Ann Arbor, the publication joins its sister automotive… Read more »

AOL Launches Daily Mag App

With magazines being so well-received into the tablet world, AOL is jumping on the bandwagon with Editions, a free daily “magazine” that pulls content from a variety of sources.  Sources, topics, and style are tweaked by each reader so they can have a more personalized experience.  Readers can pick from 16 different topics such as… Read more »

Condé Nast Launches New Marketing Services Division

Ideactive, a new marketing services division of Condé Nast, will offer custom-content creative in print, digital, video and mobile platforms; web design and development; social media marketing and community development; and app development and mobile marketing, among other services. Lou Cona, who is Condé’s Chief Marketing Officer, will oversee the new division, with Janine Silvera… Read more »

Popular Mechanics Launches iPad App

Though it’s not Hearst’s first magazine app, it is their first completely homegrown one.  All of Hearst’s magazines already are available in digital format via third-party platforms, but Pop Mech is the first to be built directly by Hearst.  The iPad version has a similar look and feel to the print magazine, as the reader… Read more »