Marie Claire SA to close after Dec 2018 issue
Associated Media Publishing (AMP) will not be renewing the licence of Marie Claire locally; the final issue of Marie Claire South Africa will be in December 2018. AMP will work to redeploy the brand’s staff members to other parts of the company.
“Our business has become South Africa’s most digitally- and event-led multimedia company in the lifestyle space and, as the licence of the Marie Claire brand came up for renewal, we felt it was the right time for us to concentrate our efforts on our digital and creative offering. We have enjoyed a long and trusted relationship with the brand and our partners in France for 15 years; the magazine has been providing readers with incredible reportage, investigative features and inspiration, and we thank them for their support, engagement and loyalty,” says Julia Raphaely, CEO of AMP, which has been publishing the title in partnership with Groupe Marie Claire.
Subscribers will have the opportunity to receive any of the publishing house’s other women’s titles for the duration of their subscriptions. Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping/Goeie Huishouding, and House and Leisure are part of the AMP stable.
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