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 […]


A Triumphant Night for the T3 Awards
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 13 October 2016, 7:08 am
In just a few years time “the T3 Awards will be the Grammys and the Brits on steroids” – Will.i.am.   Deemed the ‘Oscars of the tech world’, the T3 Awards is the UK’s biggest and most respected tech and gadget award ceremony. Virtual Reality (VR) headset the HTC Vive was 2016’s big winner, and the only product to pick […]


Future launch three brand new kids magazines
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 30 June 2016, 5:56 am
Future plc announces the launch of three brand new magazines for kids: Minecraft Mayhem, Your Gaming Heroes, and Your Comic Heroes. With the kids sector of the newsstand enjoying strong sales, and interest in gaming and superhero content at an all-time high, Future announce the launch of three brand new magazines for kids.


Future plc acquire Imagine Publishing for £14.2 million
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 23 June 2016, 7:40 am
Following the acquisition of Noble House Media and Blaze Publishing’s assets in May, the deal with Imagine Publishing is a substantial step in Future’s strategy of creating content that connects, increasing scale and improving operational efficiency.


Future announces exciting developments to its growing music portfolio
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 17 June 2016, 5:10 am
Future plc has announced key changes in its music portfolio following the recent acquisition of the Music magazines, events and websites from Blaze Publishing


Future relaunch flagship magazine Total Film
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 6 June 2016, 10:55 am
In the biggest re-design of the title in its 19-year history, Total Film - 'The Smarter Movie Magazine' - better reflects the passionate modern film consumer with more in-depth coverage of the latest movies.


2016 Photography Show announces record audited attendance
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 4 May 2016, 6:30 am
Future announces a 4% year-on-year increase in visitor numbers for The Photography Show 2016.


Profitable growth driven by diversified revenue streams was the headline as Future plc published its results for the six months ended 31 March 2016.


Future announce new addition to market-leading photography portfolio
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 14 October 2015, 5:36 pm
Future plc announces the launch of Professional Photography magazine – the latest addition to its market-leading photography portfolio.


Future plc announce acquisition of Noble House Media
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 5 April 2016, 6:08 pm
Future plc has announced its acquisition of the multi-platform publisher, Noble House Media.


Future plc announce acquisition of Blaze Publishing’s business
Posted by Future PLC [HTML][XML][PERM][FULL] on 11 May 2016, 5:47 pm
Future plc has acquired, for an undisclosed sum, the titles and events owned by Blaze Publishing.


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