New York--Confirming rumors that have swirled for months, Primedia Inc. announced Wednesday that it has retained Allen & Co. to explore âstrategic optionsâ for New York
magazine. Primedia, parent company of Primedia Business Magazines & Media, said the move reflected the companyâs strategy of focusing its consumer magazine business on its enthusiast titles. âWe have been approached by a number of organizations interested in purchasing New York
magazine,â said Primedia president-interim CEO Charles McCurdy, in a statement.