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Topic: celebrity weeklies

2013's Best and Worst Magazine Cover Stars

Kardashians still dominated as J.Lo lost steam

As 2013 comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at the big celebrity cover trends for the past year. Between all the Kardashians, the Royal Babies, and the…

Magazine Readership Inches Upward

Celebrity weeklies prove surprisingly strong

Despite a slight decline in overall magazine circulation in the first half of this year, the number of magazine readers in the U.S. is actually up slightly, according to the…

A-Listers Don't Sell Celeb Magazines the Way They Used To

The bar is higher for cover subjects

Movie stars are no longer a sure thing for magazines anymore.   “The era of the A-List movie star is over,” People managing editor Larry Hackett said at Advertising Week today.…

People Hits Newsstand Gold With Royal Baby Cover

Sales up a projected 21 percent over last 6 months

Last week, Time Inc.'s People scored a major victory (in the world of celebrity weeklies, at least) by publishing a full-page photo of Kate Middleton and her just-born Royal Baby…

Celeb Media Prepares for Royal Baby 'Blowout'

Weekly magazines get ready to cash in

Royal milestones are proven cash cows for celebrity weeklies: Between newsstand sales, special issues and features, the magazine industry raked in an estimated $31 million from the Royal Wedding in…

Bauer Launching Three New Titles

Gen-X women's title Closer to debut with 2m copies

In a counterintuitive move given the sorry state of newsstand sales, Bauer Publishing, the company behind single-copy staples like Woman’s World, In Touch and Life & Style Weekly, is launching…

Magazine Circulation Flat, Despite Soft Newsstand Sales

Digital sales are small but growing part of the industry

Average magazine circulation held steady in the second half of 2012 versus the year-earlier period as increases in print and digital subscriptions offset declines in single-copy sales. The figures were…

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