Anthem Publishing has acquired women’s health and beauty magazine Women’s Running from Wild Bunch Media.

Anthem’s chief executive office Jon Bickley told RN: “We’re running fast to get up to speed with our new magazine and will be reviewing the distribution pattern in the next week or so. We always try to support independents and will ensure they’re a key part of our planning as we seek to build this brilliant brand.”

According to wholesaler data, Women’s Running led the women’s health and beauty sub-segment between March 2017 and February 2018, with a revenue of £221,512 and 55,378 sold copies.

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