In the real-life sector, News Magazines' Love It! is predicted to suffer a 12 per cent drop. IPC's Chat and Pick Me Up will be up on the period, but down on the year.
The celebrity titles Now (IPC) and Emap's Heat and Closer are all predicted to have dropped around 10 per cent on the year and around 5 per cent on the period.
Emap's First magazine will continue to languish at the bottom of the sector. One source indicated newsstand sales of the title were as low as 60,000 in the past two months.