Mondadori has announced the launch of two new international editions of Grazia, further confirmation of the global success of the magazine that interprets played Italian fashion and style around the world.
Mondadori has signed a licensing agreement with Wydawnictwo Bauer Sp. Z O.O. SP.K., a leading publisher in Poland and part of the Bauer Media Group, for publication of the magazine. Grazia Poland, which will hit newsstands in the coming months as a fortnightly, will be edited by Anna Zaleska.
Meanwhile the launch is planned in 2013 of the Spanish edition of Grazia, to be published under license by Prisma Publicaciones, a company wholly owned by the Planeta Group. Grazia Spain, which raises to ten the number of weekly editions of the magazine around the world, will be edited by Charo Izquierdo.
“With the launches in Poland and Spain, Grazia will soon be present in all major European countries, an incredible achievement, especially in light of the difficult economic scenario,” said Zeno Pellizzari, head of Mondadori’s International Activities. “The Polish edition will be published by Bauer, with whom Mondadori has a long-standing partnership, built around the success of the UK edition of Grazia and soon to be further strengthened with the acquisition by Bauer of ACP Magazines, the publisher of Grazia Australia,” Pellizzari added.
“Grazia Spain, which will launch next year, will be published by Prisma Publicaciones, part of the Planeta Group, one of the largest and most successful media players in the world. We are extremely proud to be working with Bauer and Planeta and we are sure we have made the best possible choice to ensure the success of these two new key editions of Grazia.” Pellizzari concluded.
Grazia Poland and Grazia Spain will be characterised by the unmistakeable “easy chic” style and the refined editorial mix that has made Grazia a point of reference around the world.
Unique in the world scene for the rapidity of its international expansion across four continents, Grazia is one of the most appreciated media in the fashion and beauty industries.
Apart from Italy, the magazine is successfully published in France, Great Britain, Germany, Holland, Russia, Australia, United Arab Emirates, South Africa, China, Indonesia, Bahrain, India, and Thailand, Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia, to which the Polish edition will be added in the coming months followed by the Spanish version in 2013.