Marie Claire US to cease print publication
The American fashion magazine, which was partly owned by Hearst until May, will become a digital-only publication, according to New York Post. The newspaper said subscribers would be offered print editions of Hearst’s Harper’s Bazaar instead of.
The American edition of the Marie Claire, which covered women’s fashion, beauty and career, was more sophisticated than Cosmopolitan and less focused on luxury than Harper’s Bazaar, often addressing the same type of reader as that of Condé Nast Charm, which ceased its print edition in 2019 as the print advertising market declined.
Marie Claire was jointly owned by Hearst and French company Marie Claire Album for almost thirty years until the title’s UK owner Future acquired it this year, retaining Sally Holmes as editor-in-chief. This summer, the magazine ran a summer issue in June with Tracee Ellis Ross on the cover. It should continue in a digital only format.
“As the brand and media landscape continues to evolve, we plan to produce ambitious features, gorgeous portfolios, and sharp commentary in the way that makes most sense for our readers, which means continuing to invest and develop. our digital experiences and publish special articles. printing issues at key times of the year, ”Holmes said in a statement.
A representative for Hearst did not respond to a request for comment.
Editor’s Note: This article was updated on September 10, 2021 to include a statement from Sally Holmes on behalf of Marie Claire US and Future.
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