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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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Gruner + Jahr launches QUEST magazine in South Africa

Hamburg, 28 August 2011
This week, Gruner + Jahr is due to launch an English-language edition of Dutch magazine QUEST in South Africa.


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Gruner + Jahr Successfully Counters the Crisis in Its Markets

Hamburg, 01 April 2009
Gruner + Jahr, Europe's biggest magazine publisher and the highestrevenue publishing house in Germany, defended its market position in 2008.


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G+J Spain to Publish Portuguese Edition of MUY INTERESANTE

Hamburg, 30 May 2007
SUPER INTERESSANTE, the Portuguese edition of G+J´s Spanish magazine MUY INTERESANTE, previously published by the Portuguese imprint Edimprensa under license from G+J Spain, will be published by Gruner + Jahr itself from July 2007, i.e. by the Portuguese imprint Allmedia, a G+J subsidiary. The content of MUY INTERESANTE and SUPER INTERESSANTE is closely modeled on the concept behind P.M.-MAGAZIN in Germany.


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G+J Grows in China, Launches FOCUS/XINZHIKE

Hamburg, 17 September 2006
Gruner + Jahr is expanding its activities in China by launching the popularscience magazine FOCUS/XINZHIKE. This brings the total number ofmagazines jointly published in China by G+J and the CLIP imprint, Peking,to four. FOCUS/XINZHIKE is based on the internationally successfulP.M./FOCUS/MUY INTERESANTE concept. FOCUS/XINZHIKE coversscientific, historical and technological topics and phenomena in easy-tounderstand, lavishly illustrated articles accompanied by lucid informational graphics. The Chinese name XINZHIKE loosely translates to "knowledge trendsetter" and is designed to appeal especially to a young Chinesereadership in the republic´s big cities. FOCUS/XINZHIKE made its debut inearly September with a 128-page issue in a print run of 50´000 copies,priced at €1 each. The magazine´s editor-in-chief is Jacky Zhang (37).


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EMOTION: Gruner + Jahr Banks On The Power Of Feelings

Hamburg, 13 February 2006
A new title expands Gruner + Jahr´s offer: the newmonthly women´s magazine EMOTION will arrive at newsstands and stores on February 17.The psychology magazine mainly targets women between the ages of 28 and 59. It dealswith the topics partnership, career, leisure, friendship, and family from a psychologicalperspective. Bettina Wündrich, Editor-in-Chief, describes her idea of the target group:"EMOTION addresses women who, when they hear the word ´reflection,´ won´t immediatelythink of the mirror in their bathroom."


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Focus, Splendid research figures as a birthday present

Hamburg, 04 December 2002
Ten years ago G+J/Mondadori released the first issue of Focus as the Italian extention of the P.


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MA 2002 Press Media II: current readership data published - G+J significantly improves its position.

Hamburg, 23 July 2002
The coverage data from MA 2002 Press Media II were released on July 24, 2002.


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Special magazine BIOGRAFIE to appear under the STERN umbrella in the future

Hamburg, 08 July 2002
The special magazine, BIOGRAFIE, previously published by the G+J München publishing group, will be under the control of STERN in the future. There is broad agreement for this move from the G+J Magazines Managing Director and the publishing groups and editorial offices involved.


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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).