Quad/Graphics Awarded Exclusive Agreement to Print 100% of Condé Nast Magazine Titles
SUSSEX, Wis. - October 5, 2017 - Quad/Graphics Inc., a global marketing services provider that helps brand owners market their products, services and content more efficiently and effectively, announced that it has extended and expanded its relationship with publisher Condé Nast under a multi-year agreement.
Beginning in January 2019, Quad will produce 100% of Condé Nast’s titles, which include many of America’s most prestigious magazines. Quad currently prints Allure, Architectural Digest, Domino (a Condé Nast partnership with Domino Media Group), Golf Digest, GQ, GQ Style, Teen Vogue, Vogue, W Magazine and Wired. Under the new agreement, Quad also will produce Bon Appétit, Brides, Condé Nast Traveler, Glamour, The New Yorker and Vanity Fair. Condé Nast will take advantage of Quad/Graphics’ extensive mailing and distribution services, including its industry-leading co-mailing solutions that help publishers and marketers reduce postage expenses.
“This new agreement validates the strength of our relationship with Condé Nast and our ability to meet its high expectations for quality across all its magazine titles,” said Joel Quadracci, Chairman, President & CEO of Quad/Graphics. “By continually investing in our people, processes and equipment, we have built an industry-leading platform that helps publishers like Condé Nast improve both production-related efficiencies and advertiser effectiveness. We look forward to continuing to deliver value as a strategic partner.”
The history of Quad’s partnership with Condé Nast goes back to 1993 when Quad began printing Architectural Digest. Prepress work and printing of some titles followed, and by 2006 Quad was one of the publisher’s top print vendors.
This announcement comes on the heels of Quad/Graphics' announcement on Sept. 21 of it being awarded a $450M contract to print 100% of Bluestem Brands' catalogs. Beginning January 1, 2018, Quad/Graphics will supply paper purchasing, printing and mail/distribution services for all 13 of Bluestem Brands online retail brands. Click here to read the press release.
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