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In Touch Weekly Circulation Tops 1,000,000; Magazine Continues to be Fastest Growing Magazine in the Country


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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, NJ -- January 27, 2005 -- Bauer Publishing USA’s In Touch Weekly today announced its second half numbers for 2004. The magazine is now selling an average of nearly 1,020,000 copies on a weekly basis, up from 569,000 during the same period in 2003, an increase of 79 percent.

“Today marks the completion of a major shift in the celebrity weekly category. In two short years, In Touch Weekly has become the fastest growing magazine on the newsstand,” said Hubert Boehle, COO and president, Bauer Publishing USA. “With 1 million copies sold and counting, In Touch Weekly is here to stay and it’s only going to get bigger and better.”

“Our readers expect In Touch’s entertaining approach to covering America’s favorite celebrities,” said Richard Spencer, editor-in-chief, In Touch Weekly. “From J. Lo and Jen to Jessica and Britney, we love connecting our readers with the inside scoop on the hottest stars. Today’s exciting announcement is further validation from our readers and is a tribute to the great work of the In Touch Weekly editorial team.”

“For advertisers, In Touch Weekly is a premium outlet for marketers who want to reach young and active female consumers,” said Bob Davidowitz, publisher, In Touch Weekly. “We’re excited by Madison Avenue’s enthusiasm for In Touch Weekly and look forward to continue working with today’s biggest brands.”

About In Touch Weekly:

In Touch Weekly is the fastest growing magazine in the country. Designed for young women in their 20s and 30s, In Touch Weekly offers its readers an entertaining approach to covering America’s favorite celebrities. In Touch Weekly is published by Bauer Publishing USA.

About Bauer Publishing USA

Bauer Publishing USA is headquartered in Englewood Cliffs, NJ, is the number one seller of magazines on the newsstand in the United States generating an annual 300 million dollars in single copy revenue. Bauer publishes top women’s, teen, and entertainment titles including: In Touch Weekly, Life & Style Weekly, Woman’s World, First for Women, J-14, TWIST, M, Soaps In Depth, Soap Opera Previews and Life Story.



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