South East Asian media home Mongoose Publishing is to finish its run with way of life magazines Men’s Health and Women’s Health in Malaysia, after simply two years.
The Kuala Lumpur and Singapore-based firm has held the licences for the worldwide fitness and wellbeing magazines since 2015, when it took them over from Blue Ink.
However, throughout an period of plummeting print promoting expenditure and falling journal gross sales globally, the corporate will publish its last editions in September.
Twelve individuals labored throughout each titles, together with editor-in-chiefs Eugene Phua on Men’s Health and Sueann Chong on the women’s journal. Mumbrella Asia understands the corporate is trying to redistribute the group throughout different titles.
The firm stated in a press release: “Mongoose Publishing Sdn Bhd introduced at the moment that it has closed the Men’s Health and Women’s Health journal manufacturers in Malaysia. Mongoose want to devoted and passionate group on each titles and the advertisers and sponsors who’ve supported the manufacturers.”
As nicely because the health titles, additionally publishes Time Out Kuala Lumpur, Esquire Malays, Lifestyle and ELLE Malaysia. It stays unknown whether or not one other publishing home will take over the licences.