Bo Bedre

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Bo Bedre
Editor-in-chiefErik Rimmer
CategoriesInterior design magazine
FrequencyMonthly
Circulation72,000 (2013)
PublisherBenjamin Media
FounderPalle Fogtdal
First issue1 March 1961; 57 years ago (1961-03-01)
CompanyBonnier Group
CountryDenmark
Based inFrederiksberg, Copenhagen
LanguageDanish
WebsiteBo Bedre

Bo Bedre (meaning Live Better in English) is a Danish language monthly life-style and interior design magazine published in Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark. It is the first interior design magazine in the country. The magazine has Norwegian and Finnish editions.

History and profile[edit]

Bo Bedre was first published in March 1961, being the first magazine in its category.[1][2] Its founder is Palle Fogtdal.[1] The magazine has been part of the Bonnier Group since 1983 and its editor-in-chief has been Erik Rimmer since 2000.[1][3] The publisher of the magazine is Benjamin Media.[4][5]

The headquarters of Bo Bedre is in Frederiksberg and the magazine is published monthly.[6][7] The magazine covers news on home interiors, foods, apparel, cars, jewellery, watches and personal care.[8] In 2010 its readers were mainly women and they were those people between 30 and 64 years of age.[9]

Bo Bedre has a Norwegian edition and a Finnish edition.[1] The former was started in 2003[2] and it offers content from the magazine.[1] The Finnish edition, namely Divaani, also features content from Bo Bedre.[1][10] It was launched in 2008.[2] In March 2015 it was reported that the Danish-language version of Bo Bedre would also be distributed in Japan.[3]

Circulation[edit]

Bo Bedre had a circulation of 78,000 copies in 2001.[11] Between July and December 2003 its circulation was 80,000 copies.[7] The magazine had a circulation of 87,600 copies in 2006.[12] During the last six months of 2007 it was 89,200 copies.[13] Its circulation was 84,000 copies both in 2007 and in 2008.[14]

During the first half of 2010 the monthly had a circulation of 78,072 copies.[9] The circulation of the magazine was 75,002 copies in 2010 and 76,556 copies in 2011.[15] It was 73,663 copies in 2012.[15] Its circulation was 71,122 copies between July and December 2013.[16] It was 72,000 copies for 2013 as a whole.[17]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Bo Bedre: A Young 50". Bonnier. 28 February 2011. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  2. ^ a b c "Company history". Bonnier Publications. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  3. ^ a b Niels Buhl (13 March 2015). "Danish lifestyle magazine to be published in Japan". Danish Furniture. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Media Kit 2013". Amazon News. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  5. ^ "Reading the right minds". M&M Global. 21 November 2007. Archived from the original on 17 April 2015. Retrieved 9 April 2015.
  6. ^ "Bonnier Magazine Group Buys 18 Magazines from Time Inc". Time Warner. New York, NY. 25 January 2007. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  7. ^ a b Mike Friedrichsen; Astrid Kurad (23 May 2007). "The Magazine Market in Denmark and Germany" (Conference Paper). All Academic. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  8. ^ "Bo Bedre". Bonnier Group. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  9. ^ a b "Advertisement 2011" (PDF). Bonnier Group. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  10. ^ "Divaani". Aikakaus Media. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  11. ^ "Statistical Yearbook 2002". Denmarks Statistik. p. 157. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  12. ^ "Top ten titles by circulation/issue 2006". Nordicom. Retrieved 28 February 2015.
  13. ^ Eva Harrie (2009). "The Nordic Media Market" (PDF). Nordicom, University of Gothenburg. Göteborg. Retrieved 23 April 2015.
  14. ^ "Statistical Yearbook 2009" (PDF). Statistics Denmark. June 2009. Retrieved 5 April 2015.
  15. ^ a b "Top 50 Magazines". IFABC. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 22 March 2015.
  16. ^ "Consumer magazines: Top ten titles by circulation 2013". Nordicom. Retrieved 12 April 2015.
  17. ^ "Consumer-paid magazines by circulation". StatBank Denmark. Retrieved 28 February 2015.

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