BowTie Inc., the publisher of Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy and other specialty magazines and books, has sold all of its titles to a pair of investors who plan to expand the business and broaden its online offerings.
BowTie, which has been struggling with broad declines in readership and advertising, agreed Friday to sell its assets to I-5 Publishing LLC, a new joint venture formed by David Fry and Mark Harris. The price of the acquisition was not disclosed, but Fry said it was "an eight-figure commitment."
Fry confirmed Friday that layoffs are in progress this week
Fry Communications brings another smart innovation to publishers and marketers by offering Augmented Reality (AR) services through Layar.
Mechanicsburg, PA — 9/13/12 — Fry Communications is pleased to announce that the company won twelve Gold Ink Awards, including Gold, in the 25th Annual Gold Ink Awards Competition co-sponsored by industry magazines Publishing Executive, Printing Impressions, and Book Business.
Publishing Executive sister publication Printing Impressions has announced the winners of the 2012 Gold Ink Awards. The printing industry's most prestigious competition, the Gold Ink Awards recognize excellence in printing across categories including magazines, books, brochures, calendars and catalogs.
Mechanicsburg, PA - 6/7/12 – Fry Communications won the coveted Gold Award in Sappi’s North American Printers of the Year competition for 2012, sponsored by Sappi Fine Papers. Fry’s outstanding production of Style.com, published by Conde Nast, merited gold in the “Magazines – web offset” category.
Fry Communications has completed the acquisition of a majority ownership stake in Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Aysling Digital Media Solutions.
As publishers scramble to make their content mobile and platform agnostic, ThumbMedia Group is ahead of the curve with a one-stop solution.
From computer-to-plate to conceiving ad portals to workflow automation and beyond, he has the smarts, the charm and the energy to do whatever it takes," says Alan Snyder, prepress operations manager at Fry Communications Inc., of 2009 Publishing Executive Hall of Fame inductee John Blanchard. "He has no fears of what-ifs, and can easily asses a value in a process—or opportunity."