Future Acquires Centaur Media’s Home Interest Division
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 7 July 2017, 6:32 am
Acquisition of Centaur Media’s Home Interest division for an enterprise value of £32m Future, the global platform for specialist media, today announces the proposed acquisition of the Home Interest division of Centaur Media plc, a portfolio of market leading and differentiated brands in the home building segment, for cash, at an enterprise value of £32.0m. Acquisition highlights & rationale Further […]


Future launches DigitalCameraWorld.com
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 5 July 2017, 8:42 am
  Today we announced the launch of DigitalCameraWorld.com, a new global website dedicated to helping photographers of all skill levels improve their images, buy the best gear and get inspired by other photographers. Created by the experts behind the world’s market-leading photography magazines, the website will feature content from award-winning titles such as Digital Camera, PhotoPlus, N-Photo, Professional Photography and […]


GamesRadar+ Taps Into the Chatbot Trend at E3
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 June 2017, 10:57 am
Chatbots: The buzzword in UX for 2017. Having been tipped to be one of the biggest trends this year,  Future is joining the digital movement. Tapping into the world of AI, GamesRadar+ launched their new chatbot at E3, the world’s biggest gaming conference, last week. The bot is a programme which allows visitors to have their questions answered in real […]


Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards 2017
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 June 2017, 11:03 am
Bands playing, ground trembling, heads banging and fans screaming; the Golden Gods Awards isn’t for the fainthearted. Rather, it’s a celebration of the musical pioneers and their devoted followers. Having returned to its spiritual home at the IndigO2, the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards proved after 15 years, it is bigger, better and louder than ever. Opening with a sterling […]


Future Nominated for Digital Publisher of the Year at the AOP Awards
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 16 June 2017, 11:32 am
We are delighted to announce Future has been nominated for Digital Publisher of the Year: Consumer at the Digital Publishing Awards 2017. The awards celebrate the best of the UK digital publishing industry and we are overjoyed with the recognition. The nomination for Digital Publisher of the Year recognises the achievements across all of the Future brands in the consumer […]


TeamRock Voted the World’s Most Influential Rock Music Website
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 June 2017, 11:31 am
TeamRock.com, Home to Metal Hammer, Classic Rock, Prog and TeamRock Radio, is named the world’s most influential rock music site in the world, according to Sounds of Style. Sounds of Style issued their latest SOS100 this week, which acknowledges the most significant music websites around the world. TeamRock.com has been named the most influential music site in the UK and […]


Future Announces the Return of TeamRock Radio
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 9 June 2017, 11:24 am
TeamRock Radio makes a triumphant return to the air today with the Classic Rock Magazine Show, Metal Hammer Magazine Show and Prog Magazine Show weekly TeamRock Radio ceased broadcasting on December 19, 2016, when its parent company went into liquidation. Future bought the TeamRock assets, including Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog and the TeamRock brand itself with the intention of […]


Future Nominated for Three PPA Awards
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 9 June 2017, 9:51 am
We are delighted with Future’s nominations at this year’s PPA Awards. The critically acclaimed awards ceremony is highly regarded in the industry and it is an honour to be recognised among like-minded companies and brands. This year, Hawk, Future’s proprietary eCommerce platform, has been nominated for Digital Innovation of the Year, recognising the pioneering efforts of our product technology and […]


A Triumphant Night for the Mobile Industry Awards
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 6 June 2017, 6:32 am
Future plc are delighted with the success of this year’s esteemed Mobile Industry Awards. The highly-acclaimed event celebrates the best of the mobile industry, honouring innovation, modernisation and revolutionary thinking. The Awards brings together manufacturers, retailers, networks, distributors and dealers, as well as the industry’s most significant players including the Power 50 and leading brand representatives. From the most talked-about […]


Future plc Re-launches TechRadar India
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 June 2017, 9:59 am
The international media group, Future plc, has announced that its multi-award winning technology website, Techradar.com, has re-launched in India in partnership with Times Internet India. With a global monthly reach of 23.5 million*, TechRadar is the market-leading authority on consumer technology, delivering breaking news, expert opinion, in-depth reviews and easy to follow how-to guides. This ground-breaking partnership sees Times Internet […]


Future publishes results for the six months ending 31 March 2017
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 19 May 2017, 5:00 am
Global specialist media platform delivering strong profitable growth across all divisions, ahead of expectations Future plc (LSE: FUTR, “Future”, “the Group”), the global platform for specialist media, today publishes results for the six months ended 31 March 2017. Financial highlights Group revenue increased 35% to £40.9m (2016: £30.2m) Media division revenue up 23% to £16.2m (2016: £13.2m) E-commerce revenues increased […]


  Future announces a comprehensive makeover of Airgun Shooter, its monthly field sports title for airgun enthusiasts. The new-look magazine, which went on sale on 20 April, has been comprehensively reinvented from the ground up and will come with a free disc of video guides featuring leading shooting experts explaining key techniques live from the field. This print and video-based […]


Future Team take on the Tough Mudder challenge for SpecialEffect
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 2 May 2017, 11:18 am
On Saturday 29th April, 40 Future staff took part in Tough Mudder to raise money for SpecialEffect, a charity close to our hearts.     Tough Mudder is an endurance test spread over 10-12 miles featuring over 20 obstacles based in Fawley, Henley on Thames. Most of the team trained in advance and managed to finish the course in one […]


The Photography Show 2017
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 5 April 2017, 12:09 pm
      The Photography Show closed its doors on Tuesday 21st March for another year after welcoming over 30,000 of professional and enthusiast photographers across four action-packed days at the NEC, Birmingham. Leading international manufacturers and retailers ended on a high, reporting positively and visitors were equally as inspired and impressed, firmly establishing the show as the UK event […]


Future at Advertising Week
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 31 March 2017, 6:06 am
Data and the Customer Journey: Understanding and Influencing Fast-changing Online Behaviour On Thursday 23rd March, the Future team hosted a panel discussion as part of Advertising Week Europe 2017. Taking place in London on 20-24 March, Advertising Week saw the industry’s brightest minds come together to explore the latest in marketing, advertising, technology and entertainment. The Future hosted session tackled […]


Future has appointed Jason Kemp to its Executive Leadership Team
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 7 March 2017, 10:55 am
Future has appointed Jason Kemp to its Executive Leadership Team as eCommerce & Trading Director Jason will focus on Future’s merchandising strategy, improving funnel conversion and developing retail best practice. He will also work on promotions and deals alongside supporting the development of Future’s product roadmap. A career retailer, Jason started as a graduate trainee for Marks & Spencer. After […]


Explore our 2016 Highlights
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 27 January 2017, 7:16 am
  2016 was a fantastic year for us here at Future so take a look at our Year in Review video for a recap of some of the team’s stellar achievements. From innovative eCommerce technology to record breaking audience engagement, we’d like to say a big thanks to everyone who helped make this one of our best years yet! We […]


Future acquires Team Rock’s Metal Hammer, Classic Rock and Prog brands
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 9 January 2017, 12:08 pm
In an exciting start to the new year, Future plc has acquired the magazines, domain names, events, radio license and websites of Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, Prog, Blues and the Golden Gods for £800,000 from FRP Advisory, the administrators of Team Rock Limited. With their dedicated fanbase, these highly respected titles greatly complement the Future offering. The organisation is keen […]


Future achieved exceptional YoY growth over Black Friday weekend through its groundbreaking eCommerce platform, underlined by strong global partnerships with retailers including Amazon, Tesco and Ebay. How? A brilliant SEO strategy, with Future ranking at the top of search results in the UK & US in the run up to and across all of Black Friday weekend. Knowing what our […]


On Wednesday 23 November, Future plc published its results for the year ended 30 September 2016. Financial highlights Group revenue £59.0m (2015: £59.8m) – reflecting growing new revenue streams and continued tight management of print Media division revenue up 14% to £23.9m (2015: £20.9m ), 41% of overall revenue: e-commerce revenues increased 187% year-on-year five new events hosted this year in […]


UK technology enthusiasts to spend £425 each on Black Friday
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 25 November 2016, 7:07 am
Almost 60% of tech enthusiasts are planning to make a purchase this year on Black Friday, compared to only 34% who made a purchase last year.  Future carried out the research with 1,719 website and magazine readers based in the UK. Those surveyed plan to spend £425 on average on Black Friday, up from an average of £278 spent in 2015, a 53% […]


VR Launches Into Future’s B2B Proposition
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 3 November 2016, 8:19 am
Future develops a ground-breaking 3D virtual reality experience with Corporation Pop. The project, titled ‘Step Into the Future’, will capitalise on Future’s expertise by leveraging its position as an innovative media organisation with a portfolio spanning world-leading technology, gaming and entertainment brands including TechRadar, T3, PC Gamer, GamesRadar+ and Creative Bloq. Virtual Reality is taking the market by storm. Future […]


Completion of Imagine Publishing Acquisition
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 18 October 2016, 7:57 am
Future plc (LSE: FUTR, “the Group” or “Future”), the international media group and leading digital business, announces that the acquisition of Miura (Holdings) Ltd, the holding company and ultimate parent company of Imagine Publishing Limited (”Imagine Publishing”) (the ”Acquisition”) is now unconditional in all material respects and is expected to complete on 21 October 2016.   The total consideration payable, […]


Future Appoints Julian March as Managing Director – Media
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 October 2016, 6:47 am
5 September 2016 Future has appointed Julian March as Managing Director – Media. Julian will have responsibility for the organisation’s Media division.   Julian was previously Senior Vice-President Digital at NBC News where, among other achievements, he launched the world’s first cross-platform newsroom collaboration tool. Prior to joining NBC News in January 2014, he was Director of Online at ITV, where […]


Future Announces Significant Changes to its Management Structure
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 October 2016, 6:53 am
Along with the recent appointment of Julian March as Managing Director – Media, Future has since restructured the organisation to create two entirely new divisions. The introduction of Media Services and B2B divisions will see the company capitalise on current market trends, leading Future into previously untapped territory on a global scale.   Managing Director – Media Services   Media […]


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