Launches

Press Release: Penton Launches The IoT Institute — First Horizontal Franchise Applies To All 14 Company Verticals With Audience of 10MM
April 21, 2016 at 1:39 pm

San Francisco, April 20, 2016 – Penton today announced the launch of the IoT Institute, a new business unit focused on the rapidly-growing world of the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT will unleash $6.2 trillion in new global economic value annually by 2025, with $2.3 trillion coming from the global manufacturing industry alone. While most coverage…

Hearst Design Group Revives Metropolitan Home, Thrives With Cross-Brand Content & Events
April 18, 2016 at 2:12 pm

On April 12th the Hearst Design Group revived Metropolitan Home, a modern design magazine focused on city living. Metropolitan Home was last published in 2009. It’s relaunch taps into an emerging demographic of millennials that are dedicated to a modern, urban lifestyle, explains SVP and publishing director of the Hearst Design Group Kate Kelly Smith.…

Press Release: PubExec Parent Company NAPCO Media Hires Industry Veteran Nathan Safran to Launch NAPCO Research
April 18, 2016 at 1:34 pm

PHILADELPHIA—April 18, 2016 — NAPCO Media, a leading B-to-B media company and parent company of Publishing Executive, announced that Nathan Safran has joined the company as Director of Research. Safran, who will lead the newly created NAPCO Research team, began his career as a Forrester research analyst and joins NAPCO from Blue Nile Research where he…

Bon Appétit Launches City Guides Timed to May ‘Travel’ Issue
April 18, 2016 at 1:24 pm

Sometimes the most obvious things are the easiest to overlook. This just may be the case for Bon Appétit, which is set to launch a new city guides vertical on its Web site Monday. “We’re at this time now as a brand where we’re constantly trying to stream our assets into so many different platforms,”…

What is Economist.com For?
April 11, 2016 at 12:54 pm

We are in the process of redesigning our website. It’s in very early beta so if you are lucky you may see one of the new versions. It’s only visible to a tiny proportion of people who come to the site. As part of the redesign process our developers, product managers, business leaders, and editors…

Press Release: Meredith Corporation To Partner With Gluten-Free Forever Magazine
April 8, 2016 at 1:47 pm

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 7, 2016 -- Meredith Corporation, the nation's leading media and marketing company serving 100 million American women and 72 percent of U.S. millennial women, today announced a partnership to publish independent magazine GFF: Gluten-Free Forever, beginning with the title's Spring 2016 issue (click here to see the new cover). Under this agreement, Meredith will lead…

Why Tech Site CNET Launched a High-Quality Print Quarterly
April 7, 2016 at 2:42 pm

20-year-old CNET is synonymous with forward-looking technology, reporting on the latest in smart home tech, wearables, and mobile. So it’s heartening for those in the publishing industry to see this tech-savvy site, which develops content for video, mobile apps, and the web, expand into print. In 2014 CNET launched a quarterly magazine that talks technology…

Press Release: Hearst Design Group Unveils Pilot Issue of the Reimagined Metropolitan Home
April 6, 2016 at 11:53 am

NEW YORK, April 6, 2016 – Hearst Magazines will introduce a pilot issue of a newly reimagined Metropolitan Home, available April 12 in Barnes & Noble, Whole Foods, airports, and key independent newsstands in 14 cities across the country. The new issue, which will also be sent to select Hearst subscribers, presents an authentic, authoritative, and…

Hearst Revives Metropolitan Home
March 31, 2016 at 3:09 pm

There's exciting news for design aficionados: Metropolitan Home, the much-loved Hachette shelter title that was shuttered in 2009, is headed back to newsstands this month thanks to Hearst, which acquired Hachette's U.S. titles in 2011. The magazine's relaunch follows the test-issue template set by other Hearst titles like HGTV and Dr. Oz. The Spring/Summer issue…

Press Release: Allrecipes Magazine Debuts Redesign With The April/May 2016 Issue
March 30, 2016 at 1:20 pm

DES MOINES, Iowa, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Allrecipes magazine, part of the world's largest digital food brand and social-network for home cooks, unveils a new look in its April/May issue on newsstands today. The refreshed design reinforces the digital-to-print connection for Allrecipes and features a new logo treatment, innovative layouts, and enhanced photography and editorial…