October 10, 1996 |
K-III Communications named Caroline Miller editor in chief of New York magazine, replacing Kurt Andersen, who left the company in August.
July 23, 1997
Mosby-Year Book and Matthew Bender, two of Los Angeles-based Times Mirror Co.'s professional publishing companies, have combined operations to become Mosby Matthew Bender. The new company said it will acquire the Krames Communications unit from K-III Communications Corp. for undisclosed terms.
August 7, 1997
K-III Communications Corp.'s Placentia-based magazine unit, McMullen Argus, has acquired Pomona-based Park Avenue Publishing, which publishes Low Rider, a top-selling automotive magazine, as well as Arte, Low Rider Bicycle and Low Rider Japan. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Low Rider, which has a monthly circulation of 238,803, is the leading magazine covering low riders, cars highly stylized and customized with hydraulics systems.
July 8, 1996 |
K-III Buys Football Magazine: K-III Communications Corp. said it had acquired Pro Football Weekly from its owners--USA Sports, PFWA Investors and Jones Sports--for an undisclosed amount. Chicago-based Pro Football Weekly, which has a distribution of about 100,000 copies, also publishes other football-related publications, operates a radio and television syndication business and distributes news and statistics to newspapers and information services.
July 29, 1997
Closely held publisher Rodale Press said it will acquire K-III Communications Corp.'s New Woman magazine and will end cigarette and hard-liquor advertisements when it takes control. Terms weren't disclosed. . . . Gateway 2000 Inc. said its president and chief operating officer, Richard Snyder, has resigned to head a venture capital fund in his home state of Michigan. . . . The Motley Fool has launched an online stock portfolio for small investors.