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'FamilyFun' Publisher Among Meredith Casualties Layoffs total 80 company-wide

FamilyFun publisher Deb Mignucci was among the higher-ups laid off this week when Meredith Corp. cut about 60 people across its magazines like Better Homes and Gardens and Family Circle in the…

April 27, 2012, 2:30 PM EDT

Meredith Loses Rainmaker, Axes 80 Martin Reidy led integrated marketing unit

Meredith Corp. has lost a big rainmaker at the same time that it axed 80 people in the midst of declining magazine ad revenue. Martin Reidy, who led the hot…

April 25, 2012, 11:07 AM EDT

Meredith's 'BHG' Masthead Changes Moves help underscore focus on food

Better Homes and Gardens has made some big changes at the top of the masthead, including a new food hire as the parent company deepens its commitment to that subject. The…

January 5, 2012, 4:27 PM EST

Meredith Buys Disney's 'FamilyFun' Magazine Company continues buying spree

Meredith Corp. is continuing its buying spree, acquiring FamilyFun from Disney Publishing Worldwide, which has been shedding its magazines in recent years. Disney's last big magazine push was Wondertime, which…

January 4, 2012, 12:32 PM EST

QR Codes Getting More Use in Magazines Effectiveness remains a question, though

Interactive bar codes have been popping up more in magazines—Meredith Corp. has just announced it had selected Microsoft Tag as the 2-D bar code standard across its magazines—but some questions…

December 7, 2011, 6:59 AM EST

RDA Finalizes 'Rachael Ray' Mag Sale to Meredith RDA eyeing other assets for sale

Reader’s Digest Association completed its sale of Every Day With Rachael Ray to Meredith Corp., with more sales expected to follow as RDA pares back to focus on its core…

October 31, 2011, 10:30 AM EDT

'Rachael Ray' Mag to Lose Publisher Paul Jowdy in Sale Meredith deal seen closing as early as this week

Meredith Corp. hasn’t yet completed its deal to buy Every Day With Rachael Ray, but when it does, Paul Jowdy, the magazine's publisher, won't be coming along, Adweek has learned. Meredith…

October 26, 2011, 12:17 PM EDT

Meredith Goes Abroad Martin Reidy Explains Iris Investment

Meredith Corp. has made yet another ad agency investment with a minority stake in Iris Worldwide, but unlike the company's earlier ventures, this one is notable for its international footprint. London-based…

October 21, 2011, 4:47 PM EDT

Apple's Newsstand Boosting Mag Sales, but Will It Last? Publishers reporting big spikes in first week

Finally, publishers have a reason to cheer Apple. In the 10 days since Apple launched its Newsstand for the iPad and iPhone, many are reporting big spikes in sales of…

October 21, 2011, 3:13 PM EDT

RDA to Sell News comes just after move to unload Rachael Ray mag

Days after after saying it would jettison Every Day with Rachael Ray, Reader’s Digest Association said it’s exploring a sale of a second key food property, Allrecipes has been seen as…

October 20, 2011, 5:07 PM EDT