February 10, 2012
nextmedia today announced a very strong audit performance for all its children’s titles in the ABC results for the six months to December 2011.
Girl Power recorded an Australian net paid sale (ANPS) of 23,206 for the period, which was up 15.6% on the prior audit and up 8% on last years corresponding period. Little Angel recorded ANPS for the period of 22,591 which was up 9.4% on the prior audit and up 16.8% on last year. DMag, which was acquired by nextmedia 18 months ago, recorded an ANPS of 19,849 which was up 30.4% up on the June 2011 audit. Mania recorded an APNS of 18,620 which was up 1% on the previous corresponding period. All titles also performed strongly in New Zealand.
David Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer of nextmedia said “we are delighted with the performance of our kid’s titles in very difficult economic conditions. We have an exceptionally talented team and have invested strongly in the magazines and extended retail presence and are now seeing the rewards from that investment”
Nextmedia is Australia’s leading publisher of children’s magazines with an extensive range of titles including – Girl Power, Little Angel, DMag, Mania, Disney Magazine, Wiggles Magazine and MAD plus a collection of poster and activity books.
For further information please contact: David Gardiner, Chief Executive Officer at nextmedia (02) 9901 6100