Are Elle, Woman’s Day and Road & Track for Sale?

Publisher HFMUS logoReuters UK this morning reported that Lagardere Active, a division of French-owned publisher Lagardere, is “examining options” for its US magazine unit Hachette Filipacchi Media US.  HFMUS is the publisher of American mass market periodicals ELLE, WOMAN’S DAY and auto title ROAD & TRACK.

These options include joint ventures or partnerships with US publishers, according to the French business weekly La Lettre de L’Expansion.

Not unexpectedly, a spokeswoman for Lagardere Active declined to comment on the report.

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