Private Frazer’s Doomed Magazines

April 12, 2013

Less Ink on Less Paper

Filed under: B2B magazines,Chair by the door,Corporate bollocks — privatefraser @ 4:12 pm

News from Hammersmith as Haymarket offload Nursery World and Printweek to the Mark Allen Group. The value of the sale (which will be of interest to Haymarket debt watchers), is not mentioned.

Printweek will be relaunched as a fortnightly. (Presumably called Print2weeks)

Jane Macken, md of Haymarket Business Media is quoted as saying, “The sale of the titles allows HBM to concentrate on its core markets in line with the company‚Äôs group growth strategy.

That’s growth as in “growth (sic)”.


h/t to Mr X (I suspect that’s not his real name)


1 Comment »

  1. I give it 4 months before the ABC is removed from NW, and the circulation is cut to a fraction of a fraction of what it was (which was falling drastically YOY anyway…). It’s the MA way…

    Comment by AJH — April 19, 2013 @ 3:35 pm | Reply

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