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"One for all": best for planning 2014 market-media study enables planning of media convergence for the first time

Hamburg, 17 September 2014
Under the motto of "One for all", the management board of Gesellschaft für integrierte Kommunikationsforschung (GIK) has today presented the new results of the best for planning (b4p) market-media study. In its second edition, the joint study by the four media companies uses an even more broadly based analytical technique to provide optimum opportunities for target group analysis and planning. One special focus this year is on the topic of media convergence.


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Marketing joint venture between G+J Electronic Media Sales (EMS), IP Deutschland, SevenOne Media and TOMORROW FOCUS is launched under "AdAudience" name Frank Herold to head new company for marketing to target groups

Hamburg, 24 January 2010
At a joint press conference today, marketing companies G+J Electronic Media Sales (EMS), IP Deutschland, SevenOne Media and TOMORROW FOCUS announced the founding of AdAudience GmbH. The EU Commission approved the four marketers' joint venture on January 22. All four hold equal parts of the new company, based in Düsseldorf. Frank Herold, hitherto Director Sales at IP Deutschland's Interactive operation, will become AdAudience's Managing Director. He will be building up a high-impact marketing team over the next few months.


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Publishing houses Sanoma Magazines International, Gruner + Jahr and Styria intend to join forces in the Adriatic region.

Hamburg, 20 December 2005
Sanoma Magazines International, Gruner + Jahr and Styria have signed a Letter of Intent to establish a partnership for magazine publishing in the Adriatic region.


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Gruner + Jahr To Spin Off U.S. Magazine Business

Hamburg, 23 May 2005
Gruner + Jahr has reached an agreement in principle with Meredith Corporation to sell Family Circle, Parents, Child and Fitness magazines for $350 million in a transaction scheduled to close June 30, 2005. The closing of the transaction remains subject to negotiation of a definitive agreement as well as approval by the U.S. regulatory authorities and other conditions. As part of the transaction, G+J will have an option until June 30 to sell Inc. and Fast Company to Meredith.


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Gruner +Jahr’s German Magazine Division - combined management of the Brigitte and München publishing groups and target group-specific restructuring of the external advertising service on July 1, 2002

Hamburg, 17 June 2002
With effect from July 1 2002, Anne Volk (58) will, voluntarily and at her own request, hand over the helm of the G+J Brigitte publishing group (BRIGITTE, BRIGITTE YOUNG MISS, BRIGITTE WOMAN) to Dr. Volker Breid (40).