Private Frazer’s Doomed Magazines

January 6, 2014

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Another year dawns bright with optimism, only to be cruelly depressed within moments. The laurels for first closure of 2014 go to Homemade With Love, which MyTimeMedia are Terminating with Extreme Prejudice after just one year. Their Facebook page carries the rather plaintive statement “We couldn’t find the readers we needed to keep the magazine going.”


July 26, 2012

One Down

Filed under: closures,consumer magazines — privatefraser @ 5:10 pm
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MyHobbyStore have inked in the last square on Jumbo Cross, the magazine “packed with giant crosswords”. The final issue was completed at the end of May.

Today’s clue: Me do OD? (anag)

October 11, 2011

Changing Channels

Stevie’s doing a bit of selling, with Hi-Fi Choice, What Satellite & Digital TV and Home Cinema Choice being offloaded to MyHobbyStore with immediate effect.

None of the titles sells more than 10,000 copies. All have followed the Future model of calamitous sales declines in the past few years.

How many of the staff will relocate from Bath to Sevenoaks has not been disclosed.

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