By Paul Pannone
The bloodbath of declining Single-Copy sales numbers at major magazine publications continues to decline; down in the year ending June, 2012. 23 out of the top 25 magazines decline an average of slightly over 11% in the past year, according to the latest figures given by the Audit Bureau of Circulations .
23 out of 25 major magazine publications by sales are down over 11% since June, 2011.
In the wedding business four major publications suffered Single-Copy sale losses averaging over 17% decline from a year ago ending in June. Brides is the only magazine with a circulation gain at 1.3%; but newsstand circulation fell almost 27%. Martha Stewart Weddings realized the largest total circulation loss at 15.6%, newsstand circulation was down 22.4%.
An ongoing eWedNewz investigation into the story tracks the continued slide of bridal magazines. 25% of an ongoing eWedNewz poll says Brides magazine is a victim of the downturn in magazine use by brides planning their wedding events.
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