Magazine Sales Continue Downward Trend

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Magazine Sales Continue Downward Trend

Newsstand sales of magazines decreased 9.2 percent in the first half of 2011. What do you think?

  • "Newsstands only use magazines as a loss leader to bolster sales of precious gum."

    Theiry Reis
    Construction Inspector
  • "That doesn't necessarily mean readership is down. In fact, a single copy of People is read by an average of 228 nail-salon customers."

    Hal Stamets
  • "Publishers need to tailor their products to a younger audience—for example, by misspelling words, omitting or abusing punctuation, and keeping articles to a manageable 140-character length."

    Ella Reichert