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Melissa Campanelli is Editor-in-Chief of Total Retail. She is an industry veteran, having covered all aspects of retail, tech, digital, e-commerce, and marketing over the past 20 years. Melissa is also the co-founder of the Women in Retail Leadership Circle.

The International design authority Dwell Media and the ground-breaking weekly New York Magazine today announce a historic media partnership. This fall the two independent media companies are teaming up to celebrate architecture and design in New York City with the creation of a co-branded print publication and a week-long design festival to be held Oct 1-7.

If you look at the data, New York is - today - the center of the media universe. Headquarters for 29 of global media companies - New York is 2.4x larger than the next 'HQ' city (Paris with 12 HQ's).

NYC has the largest share of US media jobs. NY has 20.4% of magazine publisher employment, 15.4% of book publishing jobs, 11.5% of motion picture jobs, and 11.2% of advertising jobs (19.6% of ad agency employment).

Don't miss an opportunity to gather with fellow media professionals and friends to discuss the future of publishing and paginated media at the mediaIDEAS Cabaret Meetup, to be held July 13 at 6 p.m. at the Macao Trading Co. in New York City. Sponsored by global research and advisory firm mediaIDEAS, Book Business and its sister publication Publishing Executive, the event is free for those who RSVP and will include complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drink specials.

Based on evidence from current trends, smart phones will be ubiquitous, tablets will see a huge adoption rate, and e-readers will generate relatively low sales but enjoy a loyal customer base, Bill Trippe, a consultant with media research firm Gilbane Group, recently told a room full of publishing industry stakeholders in New York City.

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