Wooden Horse Monday News Round-Up

Magazine news round-up

MARKETING QC launched last week.  Canadian publisher Rogers Publishing bought AMPQ and re-branded it as Marketing QC to serve as the Quebec French language sibling to MARKETING.  The 12,000 circ, 10x magazine covers public relations, research, product development and advertising…

BON APPETIT is getting GOURMET’s approximately 850,000 subscribers after the latter’s finale this month.  As such, Publisher Paul Jowdy is raising BA’s 2010 rate base from 1.3 million to 1.5 million…

Publisher Forbes Media (FORBES*, FORBESLIFE*) laid off about 100 people this last week with roughly 30 on the editorial side, including Gary Walther, who was bounced as editor of ForbesLife magazine to be replaced by senior editor Richard Nalley…

COMPLEX magazine is about to be sold along with a number of style and gaming web sites.  The package is worth $20 million, according to Marc Ecko Enterprises CEO Seth Gerszberg.  The 350,000-circ magazine targeting young men brings in 45% of the revenue…

W* is back in fashion.  The Conde Nast glossy fashion magazine, which has experienced a more than 40% drop in ad pages this year, will be shifted back under the umbrella of the Fairchild Fashion Group along with trade titles Women’s Wear Daily and FN…

DRESS TO KILL is a Montreal-based fashion magazine that will be expanding to launch in Toronto with the fall issue and with a spring launch in New York.  Sylvain Blais and Stephen Ledut are co-editors-in chief…

ENERGY EFFICIENCY & TECHNOLOGY has been launched by Penton Media to provide energy-efficiency engineers with details on developing and employing state-of-the-art energy systems and practices.  It discusses design, manufacturing and application of devices, and circuits and systems related to technology for energy conversion and efficiency.  It publishes bi-monthly and the web site is at http://eetweb.com…

FLORIDA NEW HOMES & CONDOS has been redesigned and will now be called HOME SOURCE…

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