ABC Consumer Jul-Dec 2011: By Publisher

16 Feb 2012 
Magazines at a news stand

An overview of performances by publisher, focusing on some of the triumphs and disappointments of the leading consumer magazine publishers over the July to December 2011 ABC period.

Please note: figures are based on total average circulation per publisher, and year on year percentage increases and decreases.

Read on for a selection of the winners and losers...

Bauer Consumer Media

Total average circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 3,241,907
Year on Year % change: -9.2%
Winners: Practical Fishkeeping and Model Rail (up 4.8% and 1.8% YoY respectively)
Losers: Pregnancy & Birth and Practical Photography (down -22.7% and -21% YoY respectively)

Conde Nast Publications

Total average circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 1,508,659
Year on Year % change: -3.7%
Winners: Wired and Tatler (up 2% and 0.9% YoY respectively)
Losers: Easy Living and Glamour (down by -12.5% and -6.8% YoY respectively)

D C Thomson & Co

Total average circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 761,345
Year on Year % change: 3.2%
Winners: Jacqueline Wilson and Animals and You (up 10.8% and 8% YoY respectively)
Losers: The Dandy and The BeanoMAX  (down -50.1% and -26.8% YoY respectively)

Dennis Publishing

Total average circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 766,034
Year on Year % change: -7.1%
Winners: Digital SLR Photography and Octane (up 7% and 6.4% respectively)
Losers: Women's Fitness and Bizarre (down -41.3% and -17.4% YoY respectively)

Egmont Magazines

Total average circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 567,625
Year on Year % change: 5.3%
Winners: World of Cars and Disney's Princess (up 30.4% and 10.2% YoY respectively)
Losers: Toy Story and Dora The Explorer (down -27.9% and -23.7% YoY respectively)

Future Publishing Ltd

Total average circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 1,095,223
Year on Year % change: -8.6%
Winners: Digital Camera Magazine and Mountain Biking UK (up 9.9% and 2.6% YoY respectively)
Losers: N Gamer and What Laptop (down -26.9% and -23.7% YoY respectively)

Haymarket Consumer Media

Total average circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 569,683
Year on Year % change: -6.7%
Winner: Four Four Two (up 6.8% YoY)
Losers: Gramophone and Practical Caravan (both titles down -13.8% YoY)

H Bauer Publishing

Total average circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 2,854,452
Year on Year % change: -3.9%
Winners: Eat In and Total TV Guide (up 35.3% and 1.3% YoY respectively)
Losers: Take a Break and Bella, Spirit & Destiny and TV Choice (down -5.1% and -4.3% YoY respectively)

Hearst Magazines UK

Total average Circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 3,580,313
Year on Year % change: -6.2%
Winner: Prima and Elle Decoration (up 4.9% and 2.7%YoY respectively)
Losers: Prima Baby and Zest (down -21.5% and -20.9% YoY respectively)

Immediate Media (formerly BBC Worldwide)

Total average circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 3,354,226
Year on Year % change: 0.2%
Winners: Toybox and Cbeebies Art (up 24% and 23.4% YoY respectively)
Losers: ZingZillas and Girl Talk (down -35.9% and 24.3% YoY respectively)

IPC Media Ltd

Total Average Circulation per issue (Dec End 2011): 6,251,817
Year on Year % change: -4.7%
Winners: Golf Monthly and Country Homes and Interiors (up 9.3% and 7.8% YoY respectively)
Losers: Now and World Soccer (down -22.5% and -20.9% YoY respectively).

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