Once registered, you can:

  • - Read additional free articles each month
  • - Comment on articles and featured creative work
  • - Get our curated newsletters delivered to your inbox

By registering you agree to our privacy policy, terms & conditions and to receive occasional emails from Ad Age. You may unsubscribe at any time.

Are you a print subscriber? Activate your account.

Macfadden buys three titles

Published on .

T/SF Communications Corp. closed the deal to sell three trade magazines--Convenience Store News, United States Distribution Journal and The Journal of Petroleum Marketing--to Macfadden Publishing for $21 million in cash. Macfadden, which is privately held, owns 21% of the shares outstanding in publicly traded American Media, publishers of the National Enquirer and Star. Howard G. Barnett Jr., chairman-president-CEO of T/SF Communications, said, "With this sale and completion of our merger in May of this year with our then parent company, Tribune/Swab-Fox Cos., we have completed the restructuring program we embarked on two years ago."

Most Popular
In this article: