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Immediate Media reports strong ABC results and newsstand revenue growth

Immediate Media has posted a combined print and digital circulation of 2,130,656, up 29 per cent period-on-period and down 0.5 per cent year-on-year, for titles reporting July to December 2017. The company has also recorded a 1.1 per cent growth in retail sales value (RSV) year-on-year to £122.59m.

Tom Bureau, CEO of Immediate Media, says: “Immediate’s focus on special interest brands and high quality content continues to pay dividends. Our market-leading print brands continue to perform well and drive revenue growth on the newsstand and in subscriptions.

Alongside our growth in print, we are making significant investments in our digital platforms where TV shopping, digital marketplaces, ecommerce, live events and innovative subscription models are transforming our business model as we develop our multi-platform strategy. Immediate now reaches over 22million consumers a month.”


  • Immediate’s ABC-audited print circulation is 2,073,529 – up 26.4 per cent period-on-period and down 0.6 per cent year-on-year
  • Immediate’s ABC-audited digital circulation also continues to rise, reporting a total circulation of 57,127, up 3.6 per cent year-on-year.
  • With a total audience of 1.17 million subscribers, the company remains the leading magazine publishing company for subscriptions. (Includes print and digital editions of Immediate Media Co brands and BBC Good Food Magazine/BBC Top Gear Magazine, published under contract for BBC Worldwide, plus titles not audited in this period.)  

See the full report here.

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