Wednesday News Round-Up for May 2nd

Whether you celebrated May Day with flower blooms and maypoles, or as a workers-of-the-world-unite kind of affair, we hope you welcomed the month in style.  Spring fever is running rampant, so before you succumb, catch up on the industry news.  All magazine titles with an asterisk* are included in the Wooden Horse Database.

GLAMOUR* magazine’s year-over-year sales are up 10% since its redesign…

THE AMERICAN PROSPECT* is soliciting $500,000 in donations to avoid ceasing print after the end of May.  Launched 22 years ago, the progressive magazine is in the red for the current fiscal year, and has informed the staff that June 6 could be their last day…

REAL EATS, the digital foodie magazine from Nomad Editions, will cease.  Editor Barbara Fairchild announced the move…

BODY SMART digital health magazine from Nomad Editions has ended, leaving UNCORKED as Nomad’s sole publication…

HEAVY DUTY TRUCKING publisher, family-owned B2B Newport Business Media, has been acquired by Bobit Business Media…

B2B publisher Questex sold off eight magazines in its industry and specialty group.  The current editorial, sales and support staffs will remain.  North Coast Media purchased PIT & QUARRY, LP GAS, PEST MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL, LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT, GOLFDOM and GPS WORLD.  OFFCIAL BOARD MARKETS and PAPERBOARD PACKAGING went to RISI, a company that monitors the forest products industry.  Terms of the deals have not been made public…

SAVEUR* magazine no longer has Dana Bowen as executive editor.  No replacement has been named…

EVERY DAY WITH RACHAEL RAY* will welcome Dana Bowen, no email available, as executive editor…

SHAPE* promoted Abby Lerner, alerner@shape.com, to executive web editor…

WHOLE LIVING* named Colleen Egan, cegan@marthastewart.com, as web editor…

POPULAR SCIENCE* promoted Jacob Ward, jacob.ward@bonniercorp.com and @_jacobward_, to editor-in-chief…

IN TOUCH WEEKLY* named Dan Wakeford, dwakeford@bauerpublishing.com and @danwakeford, as editor-in-chief, in addition to his current post as editor-in-chief at LIFE & STYLE*…

IN TOUCH WEEKLY* executive editor Deborah Baer reportedly is being replaced…

IN TOUCH WEEKLY* will welcome Alexis Chiu, achiu@bauerpublishing.com, as the new executive editor…

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER* will lose web editor Joseph Kapsch later this month…

INTERNET RETAILER hired Amy Dusto, amy@verticalwebmedia.com and @AmyDusto, as an associate editor…

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