Condé Nast Joins the Business Press

It's still-untitled new monthly business magazine will launch in 2007, led by Wall Street Journal veteran Joanne Lipman as editor-in-chief

Condé Nast -- typically viewed as the most glamorous if not the most profitable magazine company -- has largely been built on iconic female-skewing titles like Vogue, Glamour, and Architectural Digest. But the Advance Publications unit announced on Aug. 24 that it will launch a monthly business magazine and create an entirely new division devoted to business publishing. "It's a continuation of the [company's] interest of moving into the men's side of the business," says Condé Nast President-CEO Charles H. Townsend.

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