Profitable, the two magazines are celebrating their anniversary and seeing their readership grow.
On the one hand, a weekly magazine to unfold like an origami, centered on a single theme. On the other, an elegant quarterly on the United States. The first, 1, is about to blow out its fourth candle; the second, America, has just celebrated its first birthday. Both share a shareholder, Eric Fottorino, accompanied on an equal basis with François Busnel for America. Another point in common, and not the least: the two reviews, without advertising, are a real success.
“We have just exceeded 20,000 subscribers for 1, of which 17,000 have chosen a duration of one year ”, rejoices Eric Fottorino. “In addition, there are 15,000 number sales on average, including 1,500 in bookstores.” For the past four years, sales have grown steadily in a sluggish market for paper. If the readership of 1 is on average 46 years old, the magazine is particularly popular with high school and college students. “For a good part of these young people, we are the only press title that they