Harper's BAZAAR is a visual muse, an unrivaled source of ownable style and an essential resource for women who are the first to buy the best, from casual to couture. With insight and imagination, Harper's BAZAAR showcases the work of world-class designers and photographers and the most talked about pop culture, political and celebrity icons of the day. The magazine is published in 17 languages and distributed in 43 countries.
“Harper’s BAZAAR is a global luxury brand: a fashion authority with a smart, sophisticated editorial point-of-view,” said Duncan Edwards, president of Hearst Magazines International. “We’ve recently launched editions in Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Vietnam and Poland, and we’re pleased to partner with Hubert Burda Media to bring BAZAAR to Germany.”
“Launching Harper’s BAZAAR in Germany reinforces our collaboration with Hearst and enriches our portfolio with a powerful global brand,” said Manuela Kampp-Wirtz, Managing Director of the Burda Style Group. “I am delighted to bring the magazine to the German market.”
Harper’s BAZAAR Germany launches with an initial print run of 150,000 copies. The magazine is published in German with a cover price of 5 euros.
About Hearst Magazines International
As the largest U.S. publisher of magazines worldwide, Hearst Magazines International (hearst.com), a unit of Hearst Corporation, encompasses 290 magazines and 147 websites in 34 languages and 81 countries. Major titles include powerful brand equities like Cosmopolitan and ELLE, both international super-brands with more editions than any other women’s magazines in the world; ELLE DECOR, Esquire, Good Housekeeping, Harper's BAZAAR, Popular Mechanics, and Seventeen. In addition, Hearst Magazines International publishes other titles through joint ventures, including Men’s Health and Runner’s World in the U.K. and The Robb Report in Russia and China. Hearst Magazines has wholly-owned subsidiaries in China, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Spain, Taiwan and the U.K. Hearst Magazines publishes 20 titles in the U.S.
About Hubert Burda Media
Hubert Burda Media is one of Germany's largest media companies. It comprises the divisions Domestic Publishing, Foreign Publishing, Digital and Printing. This ‘Four Pillar Strategy’ has been making the Hubert Burda Media Group strong and enabled its stable growth. Burda publishes 313 magazines, of them 229 magazines outside of Germany. The main focus of the company's international media activities (Publishing and Digital Business) is placed on the growing markets of Eastern Europe, Turkey and Asia. Burda Digital pools Hubert Burda Media’s successful growth companies with a focus on business-to-consumer operations. These include, firstly, the group’s strategic internet activities, such as Burda ConsumerTech Group, the shareholding in Tomorrow Focus AG, DLD, Burda Direkt Services and Xing AG, and secondly the Burda Digital Ventures financial investment portfolio. The consolidated group turnover increased in 2012 to € 2,46m. Hubert Burda Media employs more than 8.000 people.