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  1. 1. Researching Publishing Houses..
  2. 2. Web details. The web gives you informationHigh Branded magazines they on the UK’s leading consumer publish. and digital publishing magazine. Company Size. • Look. It tells you information on the; IPC media have several offices • Marie Claire. Brands, Advertisements, Media around the UK but it has a main • Country Life. and news and can even tell you office based in London. The • Ideal Home. additional information such as other offices are based in; • Essentials. Jobs and the companys History. • Derbyshire • Cycle Sport. The website gives out a friendly • Lincs • Teen Now and helpful use to the audience • Dorset • Soap life. as it makes them feel they are • Croyden • Pick me up. welcome to look around the • Berkshire • Nuts. business’s they have been • Lincolnshire. producing. Market Share. · IPC Media’s has over 85 brands to get income profit. With 44% been brands for UK men, two thirds are for UK women. Where as other readers has collectively 20 million users every month. The focus on three cores of audience; men, mass market woman and upmarket woman.
  3. 3. History and development.The 1800s• The Field launched in 1853 and within a year became the largest newspaper in Europe, with 24 pages.• Further IPC titles that are still thriving today were launched in the late 1800s: Country Life, Horse & Hound, Shooting Times, YachtingWorld, Amateur Gardening, Cycling Weekly, Amateur Photographer and The Railway Magazine*.• Competitions played a key role in sales promotions for all early IPC titles. Answers, in 1889 - the then unheard of fortune of £1 a week forlife to any reader who could guess the amount of gold and silver in the Bank of England on a given date.The early 1900s• The opening of the new century saw the arrival of three titles set to become part of IPC Media many years later - Yachting Monthly, CageBirds* and Motor Boat.• The first of IPCs four traditional womens weeklies, Womans Weekly, launched in November.• Homes & Gardens became one of the first magazines to be published after the First World War. Its early issues were distinctly down toearth.The 1980s• IPC announces a joint venture company with Groupe Marie Claire to launch the UK edition of the international title Marie Claire in 1988.• In a scheme to encourage and honour editorial excellence within the company, the IPC Editorial Awards are introduced, now a key event in thecompany calendar.• IPC embarks upon the biggest sales campaign in its history, spearheaded by 21 of its top editors - the first ad features Four of Britains MostInfluential People - the editors of its womens weeklies.• Other new IPC titles on the newstand include 4x4*, Eventing, Chat, Mizz*, Motor Caravan Magazine*, Wedding & Home*, Country Homes &Interiors, Classic Boat*, Model Collector*, Motor Boats Monthly, Practical Parenting*, VolksWorld and Bird Keeper*.The 2010s• In January 2010, IPC Media restructured around three key audience groups: men, mass-market women and up-marketwomen.• IPC launches two new monthly magazines - Style at Home and goodtoknow Recipes.• In June 2011, IPC Connect launches a major new brand - Feelgood games - targeting mass market mums with the very bestgames and rewarding them with real gifts.*No longer owned by IPC Media
  4. 4. Brand identity. Bauer is a high class and superior house that gives this impression out to the audience by the magazines they publish. The also have many different Audiences. Profits. Bauer media profits fall to £57 millionHigh branded Magazines they publish- Reports drop in revenue from £246m to £228m, despite 11% cut in administrative expenses each year. Web details. Beuers website is tidy and understandable to the target audience. It clearly states how the business is built on millions of personal relationships with engaged audiences , it also gives you easy access to information such as advertisements, research jobs and press. Company Size. Bauer Media is a division of the Bauer Media Group, Europe’s largest privately owned publishing Group. The Group is a worldwide media empire offering over 300 magazines in 15 countries, as well as online, TV and radio stations. More Brands.
  5. 5. History and development. 1950’S •Our magazine heritage stretches back to 1953 with the launch of Angling Times and the acquisition in 1956 of Motor Cycle News, both still iconic brands within our portfolio. 1990 •The seeds of the company’s radio business were planted in 1990 with the acquisition of London dance station Kiss FM (now called Kiss 100), followed by the acquisition of Liverpools Radio City and later by TWC and the Metro Group. Then came the acquisition of Melody FM which was transformed into the market- leading Magic 105.4. 1996 onwards. we acquired digital music TV channel The Box, as a1994 route into the small screen business, which has•the company bought a small magazine called For grown into Box Television, a seven channel jointHim Magazine which is now the core of the best- venture TV business with Channel 4.selling international multi-platform brand FHM. Continuing its history of magazine launches, Closer was launched in 2002 and Britain’s first weekly glossy, GRAZIA, was launched in 2005.
  6. 6. Brand identity. Conde nast is a high class magazine publish superior of Web details. houses. They have brands such as VOGUE signifying the This website high expectations in social class for an audience. is simple and Although they cover all aspects of interests they still aim friendly to for the high class impressions. use. It gives the audience Profits. a clearCompany size. Condé Nast’s financial results, which were made understandinCondé Nast International Ltd., which public by Companies House last week, could not g of thepublishes international editions of quite reach the highs of 2008, when pre-tax profit website andthe U.S. titles, was incorporated in stood at £20.14m on revenue of £125.3m, with a tells you job2005. Operating as a subsidiary of retained profit of £14.2m and operating profit of vacanciesAdvance Publications, this division £18.9m. available.publishes more than 126 magazines Over all is aand 104 websites, representing 24 Staff costs were marginally lower last year – down very easymarkets around the globe. from £34.71m in 2009, to £33.61, as the average website to number of staff employed by the company dropped navigate.Published magazines. from 605 in 2009 to 577 last year.
  7. 7. History and development. 1959: S.I. Newhouse, Sr., newspaper magnate, buys CNP. 1979:Key Dates: Newhouse, Sr., dies and sons Si and Donald take over CNP and parent company1873: Advance Publications Inc.Condé Nast is born. 1983:1892: Vanity Fair is reborn.Fashion magazine Vogue is first published. 1988:1909: CNP acquires Details magazine.Condé Nast buys Vogue and begins his 1993:publishing venture. CNP buys Bon Appétit and Architectural Digest; House & Garden is shuttered.1911: 1995:Nast buys an interest in House & Garden. House & Garden is relaunched for a younger female audience.1914: 1999:Nast launches Vanity Fair magazine. New CNP headquarters at Times Square is completed, with a Frank Gehry cafeteria.1922: 2001:Condé Nast Publications (CNP) is incorporated. CNP buys a majority stake in Ideas Publishing Group and launches1936: Lucky shopping magazine.Vogue and Vanity Fair are merged. 2002:1939: Modern Bride joins Brides in the CNP bridal group.Glamour magazine debuts in the United States. 2003:1942: Plans for Cargo, the male version of Lucky, are announced.Nast dies.
  8. 8. Company size. Future attracts more than 38 million monthly unique visitors to our digital properties websites; and we deliver over 100 digital editions and bespoke apps on tablet devices. We sell 2.2 million magazines every month, and export or syndicate to 89 countries, making us the UK’s number one exporter and licensor of magazine contentProducts. Profits. UK revenues grew by 1% year onThe magazines ‘future’ publishes are managed across 4 year to £47.8m. Digital revenuesmain portfolios; games, technology; music & movies and increased 37% year on year toactive the main titles they have produced are £9.6m in the six months to 31•Guitarist March and now account for 44%•Computer world, of advertising and 16% of total•Xbox 360 revenues. Overall UK advertising•the official magazine revenues grew 1% year on year• T3 to £12.9m fuelled by 17% growth in digital ads, which more than offset the 8% printWeb Details. decline.This website is a welcoming and easy to navigate site. It gives you Total UK digital revenues, ainformation on things such as what the company does and who combination of e-edition salesthe investors are. Its very helpful towards the audience because it and advertising, grew by 48%gives out detailed information and even gives the latest news on year on year.what the company is doing.
  9. 9. History and development. •1985 Chris Anderson founds Future Publishing with a £10,000 bank loan. The Bath- based company’s first magazine, Amstrad Action, is launched with 100 pages and a print run of 40,000 copies.•1992The company launches titles outside of the computer market, including Cycling Plus. The enthusiastic reception to thesetitles serves notice that Future is capable of competing successfully with the best publishers in the land.•1993Licensed from the Channel 4 TV programme of the same name, GamesMaster hits the shelves. The title goes on tobecome the UK’s longest running games magazine.•1995Future celebrates its tenth birthday and breaks into a new market with the launch of SFX. This is the first glossy magazineto be dedicated to Science Fiction. Future signs an exclusive agreement with Sony to publish the new Official PlayStationMagazine in the UK.•1996Future acquires music-making publications Guitarist, Guitar Techniques and Rhythm. The technology magazine, T3 islaunched.•2001 Future signs an exclusive worldwide license agreement with Microsoft to publish the Official Xbox Magazine.•2010 Tap! The iPhone and iPad magazine is launched in print, digital and online. Future launches 14 iPad apps andTechRadar passes the 1.72 million monthly UK unique users mark for the first time•2012 T3 becomes the first UK magazine to publish independently verified figures for interactive iPad edition sales

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