With its successful e-commerce site, a new YouTube channel and fast-growing website, Mental Floss has already expanded far beyond its roots as a quirky print magaz
Dennis Publishing’s newsmagazine The Week is taking a page from sibling title Mental Floss’ playbook and delving into e-commerce. Today, The Week is launching an online store where readers can buy gifts like branded coffee mugs, books and desk accessories.
Once upon a time, the hottest kind of publisher to be in the U.S. was a European one. Companies like Bonnier, Dennis, Emap, Bauer and Hachette Filipacchi established footholds in the States with buzzy titles, made big acquisitions and touted cross-Atlantic success of the Euro business model (heavy on newsstand sales, light on subscriptions).