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GALA SPA AWARDS 2014: application phase for GALA anniversary year top event now open

Hamburg, 16 July 2013
Fantastic spa locations and luxury hotels, innovative beauty products, and extraordinary treatments are once again being sought for the GALA SPA AWARDS, which are awarded at Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa in spring 2014. Companies from more than 30 countries can submit their unique care concepts and feel-good locations for consideration in the important international beauty and spa awards by August 31, 2013. Companies from Iceland and Oman will be able to take part in the competition for the first time this year.


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The 2013 Henri Nannen Prize for services to press freedom goes to René Wappler of the Lausitzer Rundschau

Hamburg, 18 April 2013
The local newspaper journalist René Wappler has been awarded the Henri Nannen Prize 2013 for special services rendered to press freedom. Wappler works in the local newsroom at the Lausitzer Rundschau in Spremberg, Brandenburg. The Gruner + Jahr publishing house and stern magazine award the coveted Henri Nannen Prizes annually.


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Gruner + Jahr’s Supervisory Board has appointed Julia Jäkel as Chief Executive Officer and Oliver Radtke and Stephan Schäfer as members of the Executive Board

Hamburg, 10 April 2013
Gruner + Jahr’s Supervisory Board has appointed Julia Jäkel, previously a Member of the Executive Board and Director of G+J Germany, as the new Chief Executive Office of Gruner + Jahr with immediate effect. Oliver Radtke, previously Managing Director of G+J’s majority share in Dresdner Druck und Verlagshaus, as well as Stephan Schäfer, previously Publishing Director of G+J Publishing Group LIFE and Editor-in-Chief of BRIGITTE, will be joining Gruner + Jahr’s Executive Board. Radtke will serve as Chief Operating Officer and Schäfer, who will be stepping down from his editorial role as Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, will serve as Chief Product Officer.


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Gruner + Jahr announces new Executive Board and appoints Executive Committee

Hamburg, 10 April 2013
Within the scope of today’s decision by G+J’s Supervisory Board, the newly formed Executive Board at Gruner + Jahr has announced a reorganisation of the executive divisions.


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Gruner + Jahr recorded a slight decrease in revenues. EBIT was negatively affected by significant special items.

Hamburg, 27. March 2013
Gruner + Jahr recorded a slight decrease in revenues in fiscal 2012. Operating profit declined significantly from high prior-year levels. G+J achieved adjusted revenues of € 2.22 billion (2011: € 2.29 billion), the operating EBIT amounted to € 168 million (2011: € 233 million). Lower revenues in the advertising markets for magazines in Germany and other European countries were only partially compensated by growth in digital marketing and activities in China and India. In addition, increased investments in the digital transformation of G+J’s content and marketing offerings, among others, adversely affected the operating result. The return on sales in the period under review reached a level of 7.6 percent, following 10.2 percent in the previous year.


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Gruner + Jahr to close FINANCIAL TIMES DEUTSCHLAND

Hamburg, 23 November 2012
Gruner + Jahr is to close FINANCIAL TIMES DEUTSCHLAND (FTD) and all associated brands, publications and online activities. The last edition of the FTD is to be published on 7 December 2012. "FINANCIAL TIMES DEUTSCHLAND was one of the most ambitious journalistic projects of the last decade," said Julia Jäkel, President of Gruner + Jahr Germany.


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Julia Jäkel appointed to Executive Board of Gruner + Jahr AG

Hamburg, 05 September 2012
The Gruner + Jahr AG Supervisory Board has appointed Julia Jäkel (40) to the Executive Board of Europe's leading magazine publisher with immediate effect.


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Gruner + Jahr invests in digital future

Hamburg, 30 August 2012
Gruner + Jahr, Europe's leading magazine publisher, kept revenues at the relatively stable level of 1,111 million Euro (2011: 1,113 million Euro) during the reporting period.


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Gruner + Jahr Deutschland pools the digital activities of its brands

Hamburg, 22 August 2012
amburg, 22 August 2012 On 1 September 2012, Gruner + Jahr will found Gruner + Jahr Digital GmbH.


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GALA SPA AWARDS 2013: application phase now open

Hamburg, 13 August 2012
Fantastic spa locations and luxury hotels, innovative beauty products, and extraordinary treatments are once again being sought for the GALA SPA AWARDS, which are awarded by premium people and lifestyle magazine GALA in cooperation with Brenners Park-Hotel & Spa.


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And the Henri Nannen Prize 2012 goes to...

Hamburg, 15 May 2012
Stefan Willeke (DIE ZEIT), Documentary reporting: A twelvememberteam from DER SPIEGEL magazine, Investigative reporting: Nikolaus Harbusch,Martin Heidemanns (BILD), Hans Leyendecker, Klaus Ott, Nicolas Richter(Süddeutsche Zeitung), Essay: Niklas Maak (Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung),Photo reporting: Kai Löffelbein (stern.


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Gruner + Jahr raises revenues yet again while investing in its core business and the digital future of its strong brands. G+J Germany obtains a record result in 2011. G+J International expands its engagement in India.

Hamburg, 28 March 2012
ly organic
- Operating EBIT above pre-crisis level
- Annual net income at the same high level of the previous year
- High profitability with a double-digit return on sales
- Sale of Prinovis in autumn 2011
- Investments in India and in digital transformation
- High level of profit participation – employees participate in corporate success

Hamburg, March 29, 2012
Gruner + Jahr looks back on a good fiscal 2011: G+J recorded a slight, mainly organic growth in revenues in the period under review, with the operating result remaining high and above the level of the pre-crisis years.


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Thomas Rabe takes over chair of Gruner + Jahr AG Supervisory Board

Hamburg, 09 January 2012
The members of Gruner + Jahr AG's Supervisory Board yesterday elected Thomas Rabe (46) to serve as its chairman.


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Gruner + Jahr launches VOGUE in the Netherlands

Hamburg, 28 November 2011
In the Netherlands, Gruner + Jahr subsidiary G+J Uitgevers will launch the Dutch edition of VOGUE in spring 2012.


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Reorganisation of Gruner + Jahr Germany's publishing groups as of 1 February 2012

Hamburg, 27 November 2011
Gruner + Jahr Germany will restructure the organisation of its publishing groups as of 1 February 2012.


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A new addition to the international GEO family: GEO EPOCHE launches in the Czech Republic

Hamburg, 01 November 2011
GEO EPOCHE, Germany's market-leading single-topic history magazine and part of the GEO family, will hit the newsstands in the Czech Republic for the first time on November 2, 2011.


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Henri Nannen Prize competition 2012 launches with a new category and new jury members

Hamburg, 01 November 2011
Europe's leading magazine publisher Gruner + Jahr and its magazine stern are awarding the Henri Nannen Prize for the eighth time.


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Gruner + Jahr: Successful in core business – G+J increases revenues in first half of 2011 – results remain on high level

Hamburg, 31 August 2011
Group revenues at Gruner + Jahr rose considerably year-on-year to ;euro; 1,250 million (2010: ;euro; 1,217 million) while operating EBIT remained almost the same as in 2010.


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Four new members join Gruner + Jahr AG's supervisory board

Hamburg, 28 August 2011
+ Jahr AG's supervisory boardHamburg, 29 August 2011
At its last Annual General Meeting, four new members were elected to Gruner + Jahr AG's supervisory board with immediate effect: Dr.


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G+J / Motor Presse Stuttgart launches CARRO HOJE in Brazil

Hamburg, 28 August 2011
Motor Presse Stuttgart is considerably extending its market presence in Brazil with the launch of CARRO HOJE, Brazil's first weekly car magazine.


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