Future’s contract publishing division has won three contracts,
including a 750,000 circulation customer magazine for the PC World
The 68-page title, a first for the computer retail giant, will be
available to all customers in its 63 stores from July.
It contains 16 pages of ads from PC World’s suppliers, including Sony
The advertisements were sold by business development manager Sean
Collings and group commercial manager Duncan Ferguson.
Future already produces a 32-page consumer guide to digital cameras and
camcorders for PC World.
In another win, Future is to produce a 68-page quarterly customer
magazine for Inmarsat, the satellite communications company.
The magazine will be sent to Inmarsat’s 25,000 business clients.
And Gem Distribution, the software wholesaler, has contracted Future to
produce a monthly product guide for 20,000 retailers. The title will be
called The Future In-Store.
The wins follow the news that Future is to publish a magazine for German
software company eJay, aimed at dance music enthusiasts (Media Business,
Following his appointment in November, contract head James Pembroke has
been expanding the division aggressively. To assist him, he has poached
Glen Kieran as publisher from Citrus Publishing.
A sales person to support Collings is being sought.