Private Frazer’s Doomed Magazines

April 2, 2009

Maxim gunned

Filed under: closures,consumer magazines — privatefraser @ 7:28 pm

So farewell then Maxim magazine, the second men’s magazine to close in a matter of weeks. Launched as a lad’s magazine on the back of the Loaded boom of the late nineties, in recent years Maxim tried to reinvent itself a couple of times, first as a more upmarket men’s magazine, the second time as a waste of space. (more…)

August 14, 2008

Maxim? Um respect!

Filed under: Chair by the door,consumer magazines,figures — privatefraser @ 3:07 pm

More on the ABC carnage later, but I think a standing ovation is appropriate for Maxim. Any old magazine can do double-digit falls, but to lose 60% of your circulation in just one year! That shows class!

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