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IPC Media

  1. 1. IPC MEDIA HISTORY
  2. 2. The 1800s The Field Newspaper launched in 1853 Other IPC titles released in late 1800s: Horse and Hound, Shooting Times, Cycling World and The Railway Magazine Competitions and sales promotions
  3. 3. Early 1900s Woman’s Weekly and Golf Monthly released in 1911 Ideal Home released in 1921 Caravan, Stamp Magazine and Woman released during 1930s
  4. 4. Mid 1900s NME released in 1952 which created the first official UK chart 1963 formation of IPC (Newnes, Fleetway and Odhams Press brought together) Reed Group acquires IPC in 1970 to form Reed International IPC at forefront of pre-recorded video market
  5. 5. Late 1900s Formation of European Magazines Ltd with Groupe Marie Claire to launch UK edition in 1988 IPC Editorial Awards announced What’s on TV is released in 1991 to become UK’s best selling magazine Loaded opens up young men’s market IPC sold to Cinven in 1998 Formation of five magazine companies based on former publishing groups
  6. 6. The 2000s IPC Magazines renamed IPC Media in 2000 Time Inc. acquires IPC Media for £1.15bn in 2001 Nuts is launched becoming the world’s first men’s weekly magazine IPC moves to new offices in 2007 Pick Me UP launched in 2005 backed by £6 million marketing investment

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