Another print publication bites the dust!
Via The Guardian
Teenage girls’ magazine Sugar is to close after a 75% fall in circulation over the past decade, with publisher Hachette Filipacchi blaming young readers’ appetite for free content.
The 17-year-old magazine, which at its peak in the first half of 2000 had an average monthly sale of 422,179, sold just 113,320 a month during the first half of last year.
Hachette said it had taken the decision “with regret” and would concentrate its efforts on the magazine’s website, Sugarscape. Its March issue will be its last regular edition, with a “beauty special” to be published in April. Continue Reading….
The publisher is blaming “young reader’s appetite for free content” .
Yes free content and minute by minute up to date news and gossip.
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It’s another sign of the slow demise of the entire newsprint business.
Did not even know they were still going!!