Condé still has 18 consumer magazine titles, plus two trades — WWD and Footwear News — under its Fairchild Publications arm. But the company had been working hard to streamline it portfolio in the past year. In addition to Cookie, Gourmet, Modern Bride and Elegant Bride, which all folded this week, the company has shuttered several titles this year. Men’s Vogue went a year ago, followed by men’s wear trade pub DNR (our former home), Domino and then Portfolio
So what’s left?
Although CEO Chuck Townsend has already said no more magazines will be closed, there are still plenty there to dump, should it come to that. In the meantime, Condé remains one of the biggest players in the industry.
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