Top 25 Canadian Consumer Magazines for June 2014
AAM's semiannual periodical Snapshot report includes top-line print and digital circulation data for all consumer magazine members for the first half of 2014. Below are some highlights from the report. U.S. stats are available in this post.
Of the 56 titles that reported comparable data, overall paid and verified circulation was down 4.8 percent for the first half of 2014 compared with the first half of 2013. Single-copy sales increased 3 percent, paid subscriptions were down 10.1 percent. Wholesaler and distributor Benjamin News closed in March. For some magazines this may have impacted the six-month averages for single-copy sales reported in today's Snapshot report.
Approximately 86 percent of AAM's Canadian magazines—48 titles—reported digital replica editions for this period. These editions totaled to approximately 255,764, or 3 percent of total paid, verified and analyzed nonpaid circulation. Digital editions for this period have nearly tripled from the 72,587 average copies reported in the June 2013 period.
Accessing the Report
The full Snapshot report containing data on more than 500 Canadian and U.S. consumer magazines is available in AAM’s Media Intelligence Center. AAM members should use their user name and password to access the report. More information about Snapshot is available here.
Top 25 Lists
Below are a few charts pulled from the report — the top 25 Canadian consumer magazines by total paid and verified circulation, single-copy sales and digital replica editions. Historical charts and data are also available.
Top 25 Canadian Consumer Magazines
|Publication Name||Total Paid & Verified as of 6/30/2014||Total Paid & Verified as of 6/30/2013||Percent Change|
|READER'S DIGEST CANADIAN ENGLISH EDITION||326,968||458,233||-28.6%|
|STYLE AT HOME||230,123||233,878||-1.6%|
|CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME||220,455||232,893||-5.3%|
|COUP DE POUCE||201,924||207,208||-2.6%|
|CHATELAINE (FRENCH LANGUAGE EDITION)||169,124||170,993||-1.1%|
|LOULOU CANADA'S SHOPPING MAGAZINE||114,376||129,819||-11.9%|
|SELECTION READER'S DIGEST||97,610||111,251||-12.3%|
Top 25 Canadian Consumer Magazines by Single-Copy Sales
|Publication Name||Single-Copy Sales as of 6/30/2014*||Single-Copy Sales as of 6/30/2013||Percent Change|
|CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME||61,602||72,758||-15.3%|
|LOULOU CANADA'S SHOPPING MAGAZINE||53,766||44,055||22.0%|
|STYLE AT HOME||42,384||49,044||-13.6%|
|CHATELAINE (FRENCH LANGUAGE EDITION)||31,793||27,916||13.9%|
|COUP DE POUCE||26,397||26,341||0.2%|
|MOI & CIE||21,712||20,666||5.1%|
|READER'S DIGEST CANADIAN ENGLISH EDITION||18,535||41,393||-55.2%|
|LOULOU-VOTRE GUIDE SHOPPING||18,424||18,200||1.2%|
|LES IDEES DE MA MAISON||13,778||11,697||17.8%|
|*Wholesaler and distributor Benjamin News closed during this period.|
Top 25 Canadian Consumer Magazines by Digital Replica Circulation
|Publication Name||Digital Replica as of 6/30/2014|
|LOULOU CANADA'S SHOPPING MAGAZINE||20,350|
|STYLE AT HOME||12,125|
|CANADIAN HOUSE & HOME||10,343|
|COUP DE POUCE||6,520|
|CHATELAINE (FRENCH LANGUAGE EDITION)||5,537|
|LOULOU-VOTRE GUIDE SHOPPING||3,209|
|MOI & CIE||1,462|
|READER'S DIGEST CANADIAN ENGLISH EDITION||1,438|