All Posts Tagged With: "Source Interlink"
Source Interlink is set to emerge from bankruptcy after shedding $1B in debt. Automobile, Motor Trend, and Hot Rod ad stat’s are off by 28%. And management gets to stay. Is SI too big to fail?28Jul2009 | Eric | 1 comment | | Continued
Latest circ numbers show consumer titles in a downward spiral while a few niche mags buck the trend. Car & Driver leads the pack with a whopping 74K drop in circulation. Sustaining print readership may be just too damn costly. CPI tracks circ for the leading automotive mags…15Jul2009 | Eric | 4 comments | | Continued
Source Interlink has axed a number of auto-related publications including Truck Trend and Sport Compact Car, and an estimated 100+ employees were shown the door. Among the biggies, that leaves Hot Rod, Motor Trend, and Automobile as lynch pins in SI’s stable. The publisher also has a number of overlapping titles so expect some form [...]24Nov2008 | Eric | 0 comments | | Continued
Consumer magazines are taking a hit at the newsstand with lower efficiencies, and in subscriptions with a loss of loyal readers. Add a defection of ad dollars online, and you’ve got a perfect storm. The leading automotive titles have a certain undeniable appeal to enthusiasts and value for episodic car shoppers, but is that enough to [...]8Apr2008 | Eric | 8 comments | | Continued
As an unabashed fan of “proper” hot rods, the premier comeback issue of Hot Rod Deluxe is a welcome addition. But can publisher Source Interlink make a compelling business case with HRD’s unique twist on old school rodding? Hot Rod Deluxe is under an evaluation period with the expectation to produce quarterly, possibly bi-monthly. Results [...]5Apr2008 | Eric | 4 comments | | Continued
Ask any magazine exec to name their top newsstand queen and the runaway answer? ”A Red Corvette.” Keith Martin, publisher of the high octane Sports Car Market, has launched Corvette Market, or “The Insider’s Guide to Collecting, Investing, Values, and Trends.” Martin hopes to capitalize on America’s love affair with our stateside version of the Greatest Crumpet Collector [...]22Mar2008 | Eric | 5 comments | | Continued
Greg made an admirable attempt to rescue the brand. Hubris on the part of the owner meant AQ is no ...
Eric | 5May13 | More
I was a contributor to AQ since 1981. In 2012 I wrote and submitted my history of the Rolls-Royce drophead ...
Anthony Young | 5May13 | More
I'm an avid Pinterest user and I love it but I hear what your saying about activity levels. I have ...
Pinner | 2May13 | More
Anybody know where I can purchase Vol 50 Nos 1-4 ? the AQ site is closed, and so, I ...
John Fitz | 25Apr13 | More
As of 4/22/13 you can still renew on their site. I also renewed last fall and have tried to ...
George | 22Apr13 | More
Sad to hear that AQ has ceased publication. I've been a subscriber for over twenty years and am lucky enough ...
Bob Montgomery | 19Mar13 | More
It's over for AQ. Publishing has ceased with the fall Hershey issue (a very nice effort, by the way) and ...
Eric | 13Mar13 | More
$650 and the buyer stiffed me for shipping charges (eBay)!
Eric | 2Jan13 | More
Out of interest how much did you sell your 45 year collection for? I have a 48 year collection that ...
Stephen Cornish | 2Jan13 | More
I have written an article for the "next" issue that is supposed to be out shortly, called "THE DESIGN OF ...
Dick Ruzzin | 1Jan13 | More
- Greg made an admirable attempt to rescue the brand. Hubris on the part of the owner meant AQ is no ...