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2013 Consumer Magazine Launches—It’s the Year of the ‘Book-A-Zine': Mr. Magazine’s ™ Year-to-Date Recap

October 7, 2013

2013 IS the year of book-a-zines and special issues when it comes to the new magazine launches and the newsstands. In the first three quarters of 2013 new magazine launches witnessed a decline of 24 titles, from a total of 614 in 2012 to a total of 591 in the same period of 2013. The charts below show the increase of 11 book-a-zines in 2013, compared to 2012, and a decrease of 34 magazines with a regular frequency. However, launching a new magazine is still best in the worst of times… enjoy the numbers.

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Editor’s Note: Learn more about “Magazines becoming replaced by high-priced ‘bookazines’” in NY Post media columnist Keith Kelly’s discussion with Samir Husni.

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  1. […] Magazine records the year’s 591 (US) magazine launches, notes rise of b**kazines (like the concept, hate that […]



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