Advertising in Canary, a new contract title to be produced by Conde
Nast, is to be sold by Julie Craik, the former associate publisher of
The quarterly lifestyle glossy will be distributed to 40,000 people who
work or live in Canary Wharf and companies who are considering
relocating to the complex.
The 84-page first edition, which comes out on 14 March, will carry 16
pages of ads for corporate gifts, premium travel, men’s grooming,
fragrances and other upmarket brands as well as local retailers. Craik
was keen to stress the quality of both the editorial and advertising.
’We intend to use top photographers, models and stylists,’ she said. ’We
only have a colour ratecard and will be selling full pages and
Craik claimed to have already booked some launch ads for a men’s
fragrance but she has her work cut out to fill the flatplan by her
’We need to get the first issue turned around by the first week of
February,’ she said.
The magazine will carry Conde Nast’s high production values and the
first issue will feature Fienna Guillory, George Clooney’s co-star in
his new movie Three Kings, on the cover.
Conde Nast’s contract publishing arm also produces magazines and
catalogues for Harrods, House of Fraser, Veuve Cliquot and Asprey &
Nicholas Coleridge, managing director, said: ’There is a great variety
of world-class international companies and shops based at Canary Wharf
and we intend to produce a magazine of the highest quality and