DIGITAL DRIVERS: Britain’s major publishing houses have released their circulation figures for the six months from July to December, which includes print and digital editions. At Condé Nast Britain, Vogue saw an increase of 0.3 percent to 207,059 copies compared with the same period last year. Tatler saw a rise of 0.6 percent, while GQ reported a circulation increase of 4.8 percent. Vanity Fair saw an increase of 0.5 percent.
Hearst said it saw a year-on-year rise of 158 percent in the sales of its digital editions across its group of titles, which includes the British editions of Elle, Esquire and Harper’s Bazaar. The publisher showed strong performances for combined print and digital sales from Esquire, up 11.9 percent, and Elle, up 2 percent. IPC reported an increase of 1.5 percent in print circulation at InStyle, while Marie Claire’s print circulation grew 0.1 percent to 255,333.
This story first appeared in the February 15, 2013 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.