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News/Business

Knack

Magazine / weekly

With its unique concept of taking a critical look at the latest news, Knack is the news magazine par excellence in Flanders. It offers background information on the latest news both at home and abroad, and also focuses particularly on the economy, culture, society and social media.

A number of well-known opinion makers and columnists guarantee the critical approach to current events on a weekly basis.

Knack comes out weekly with the lifestyle magazine Knack Weekend, and the entertainment magazine Knack Focus.

 

Le Vif L'Express

Magazine / weekly

Le Vif/L’Express is the main news magazine in French-speaking Belgium. Politics, economics, investigations, society, culture … every week it explores and throws light on Belgian and international news.

This leading French-language, Belgian news magazine is a current affairs magazine that gives priority coverage to politics (national, regional and international), economics, culture and major social issues. Its investigations, revelations and exclusive interviews have secured the magazine an established place amongst the French-language Belgian magazine press.

Le Vif/L’Express is distributed together with the lifestyle magazine Le Vif Weekend and the culture and TV guide Focus Vif.

 

Economy / Finance

Trends / Trends Tendances

Magazine / weekly

For more than three decades now, Trends/Trends-Tendances has been the leading financial-economic news magazine in Belgium. It offers thought-provoking analyses of the latest economic news, and helps its readers to find ways in which to develop their careers or businesses to the full.

At a time when more and more media are limiting themselves to superficial news coverage, Trends/Trends-Tendances digs deeper, reporting on current issues at exactly the right time. The magazine proves that reporting on economics and finance certainly does not have to be boring, and that the economy has an influence on the daily life of every Belgian.

 

Lifestyle

Knack Weekend

Magazine / weekly

News from the lifestyle world, immediate and comprehensive, this is Knack Weekend. News flashes, incisive interviews, top reports, critical analyses, well-written and often moving stories. Every week via our magazine, every day via our site.

Lifestyle from every angle: fashion, travel, gastronomy, architecture, design, beauty and wellness... The editorial staff are the first to pinpoint what is happening in each of these areas, noting trends and testing new products and addresses on your behalf.

Quality is the keyword. The approach is no-nonsense. This makes Knack Weekend unique and sets it apart from the classic women’s magazines. In addition, special editions look at specific themes such as accessories, Belgian Fashion, travel... in even greater detail.

Knack Weekend is distributed together with Knack.

 

Le Vif Weekend

Magazine / weekly

LE VIF Weekend and Knack Weekend are "the" lifestyle magazines in Belgium. Undoubtedly, this is due to the editors' approach to 'lifestyle' themes from a very journalistic point of view. The main topics in Le Vif Weekend and Knack Weekend are fashion, architecture and design, beauty, health, gastronomy, wine and travel. Additionally, these lifestyle magazines cover a wide spectrum of cultural themes, with a detailed calendar and many interviews. Le Vif Weekend is distributed weekly with the French-language newsmagazine Le Vif/L'Express.

 

Weekend Black

Magazine / 8 x per year

Since 2011, Le Vif Weekend has come out eight times a year in a luxury edition under the code name Black. The Black editions are built around a central theme that is covered in great detail and are real collector’s items; to be read, re-read and then kept. They have a thicker format, are printed on matt,environmentally-friendly paper, and contain a harmonious mix of short, topical reports, interesting portraits and exciting articles.

In 2012 the Black editions were voted ‘Medium of the Year’ in the Merit Awards.

 

Trends Style

Magazine / 9 x per year

Trends Style comes out eight times a year with a powerful creative message for Trend’s readers on “the next big things to do, to wear and to have”. ‘Trends Style’ informs, innovates and inspires. Look & feel? Innovative and creative. Tone of voice? Cool, catchy and trendsetting.

This style bible includes all aspects of lifestyle. Here are just a few of the wide range of topics covered, ranging from fashion, watches, looks & grooming, art & culture, architecture, interiors, photography, literature, cooking, shops, trips & travel, cars, technology, media and communication, sport, to action & adventure. And above all: People! icons and idols, events and happenings, society and communities.

 

Bodytalk

Magazine / 9 x per year

The demand for reliable information on health and well-being continues to increase. Bodytalk meets this need.

This health magazine is a source of in-depth information on how to live healthily and happily. It has four main sections: health, nutrition, exercise, psychology.

The reports are scientifically based and are put together with the collaboration of doctors, academics and universities. In addition to interviews there are also personal accounts.

Bodytalk is distributed with the full circulation of Knack and Le Vif L’Express, on top of its own subscriptions and bookshop sales. As of now there is also advertising space available.

 

Seniors

Plus Magazine

Magazine / monthly

Plus Magazine is a national monthly magazine aimed at people over the age of 50. It is an inspiring magazine based around 5 main sections: health, law and finance, society, leisure, art of living.

The objective of Plus Magazine is to provide support, expert opinion, testimonials and solutions, focusing on making life easier by giving clear, concrete explanations, keeping an optimistic outlook and providing a real treat to read every month.

 

Culture / TV

Knack Focus

Magazine / weekly

Knack Focus is a magazine for the 21st century, adapted to the digital world and available on all possible supports from the laptop to the iPad. Knack Focus – which is part of the family package Knack/Weekend/Focus and the Knack Extras – has the freedom to concentrate on anything of quality in the wide world of entertainment.

Knack Focus sticks its neck out and goes for those subjects that the editorial team is really behind, regardless of the actual star quality. The quirky choices, the care taken over substantive, valuable stories, and the focus on the way in which they are given form: these pay off.

 

Focus Vif

Magazine / weekly

Focus Vif has rapidly imposed itself as the weekly cultural reference in French speaking circles.

Young and trendy, active on the Web and other social networks, it covers the whole range of modern leisure activities from cinema to music, taking in video games, TV series, literature, dance, theatre and exhibitions.

 

 

Télépro

Magazine / weekly

Family magazine which says more about TV and its contents, Télépro analyses social issues, is interested in the everyday life, in the leisure activities and in the lifestyle. Its readers are mainly women, and its subscription rate of 70 % testifies the loyalty of its readership. Télépro is the 2nd Belgian weekly TV magazine in terms of paid distribution.

 

 

 

Special Interest

Je vais construire et rénover / Ik Ga Bouwen & Renoveren

Magazine / 10 x per year

Ik ga Bouwen & Renoveren (strapline Beter Bouwen Verbouwen) and Je vais Construire & Rénover (strapline Tu bâtis, je rénove) instantly fulfil a unique role as specialised magazines for people who are building and renovating in both parts of the country.

Both magazines offer a wide range of interesting information on building for all individuals.

Target audience: Belgians who are intending to build or to renovate

Ik ga Bouwen & Renoveren/Je vais Construire & Rénover is aimed at anyone who is looking for inspiration and practical information for his or her building, renovation or interiors project. The majority of readers are between 25 and 54 years, have a higher education diploma and belong to social groups 1-4.

 

Nest

Magazine / 10 x per yearl

Nest is the Belgian magazine for the rural, natural lifestyle. The magazine has consciously chosen a position between trends and traditions: following new developments closely, putting creativity and innovative initiatives high on the agenda. Nonetheless, Nest is never carried away by the latest passing trend, but rather stands for proven reliability, respect for past history and for professionalism.

Nest covers four domains: living, cooking, nature, arts & crafts.

In practice this means: inspirational reports, practical dossiers, instantly useable tips, recipes and DIY instructions. Unlike the many magazines covering all of these different domains, the contents form a coherent whole revolving around the same, warm, natural vision of life.

 

Sport

Sport Foot Magazine / Sport Voetbal Magazine

Magazine / weekly

Sport/Foot Magazine and Sport/Voetbalmagazine are the news magazines for sport, and a point of reference for anyone who wants to look further than the issues of the day.

Nowadays sport plays an increasingly important role, but the speed of the news often leads to a hasty, superficial treatment. Sport/Foot Magazine and Sport/Voetbalmagazine are looking to be a calm point in this whirlwind of words and images. They take the reader on a trip behind the facade of sport and look at what is left when the lights go down and the emotions have died away.

In-depth interviews, revealing reports, critical analyses, pithy columns, Sport/Foot Magazine and Sport/Voetbalmagazine highlight the news from various perspectives. They take the time to put everything into the right context, to give opinions, but not just from a black or white point of view, they offer interpretations of what is actually happening in the sport.

All facets of football are discussed in Sport/Foot Magazine and Sport/Voetbalmagazine, and there is a perfect balance between long articles to read, and shorter, sometimes amusing reports.

 

Journaux

De Streekkrant / De Weekkrant

Newspaper / weekly

De Streekkrant (De Weekkrant in the province of Limburg) is the house-to-house weekly newspaper that reaches every house in Dutch-speaking Belgium with local information, region by region.

A series of regular sections provide extensive local news coverage for 50 different regions. De Streekkrant leads the market for local job and housing ads. This is the newspaper for consumers eager to know what bargains local traders are offering. Three million copies make De Streekkrant the largest newspaper in Dutch-speaking Belgium.

De Streekkrant/De Weekkrant does not stand still. In January 2013 city editions were launched in the provincial capitals and in Mechelen. These totally relooked editions of the well-known weekly titles focus even more on city news and upcoming events.

 

Krant van West-Vlaanderen

Newspaper / weekly

De Streekkrant (De Weekkrant in the province of Limburg) is the house-to-house weekly newspaper that reaches every house in Dutch-speaking Belgium with local information, region by region.

A series of regular sections provide extensive local news coverage for 50 different regions. De Streekkrant leads the market for local job and housing ads. This is the newspaper for consumers eager to know what bargains local traders are offering. Three million copies make De Streekkrant the largest newspaper in Dutch-speaking Belgium.

De Streekkrant/De Weekkrant does not stand still. In January 2013 city editions were launched in the provincial capitals and in Mechelen. These totally relooked editions of the well-known weekly titles focus even more on city news and upcoming events.

 

Presse gratuite

De Zondag / De Zondag Magazin

Newspaper / weekly

De Zondag is the Sunday edition of De Streekkrant with the same look and feel, but a different form of distribution thanks to a network of 4,000 bakeries. De Zondag has 16 regional editions helping local advertisers reach their target groups in an exclusive way. With a circulation of almost 700,000 and a readership of 1.5 million – after De Streekkrant – De Zondag is the second best-selling newspaper for Dutch-speaking Belgium. De Zondag is printed in heatset with colour printing on all pages.

 

Extra Net

Newspapers

Tam-Tam is highly interesting for very local advertisers and can also help support larger-scale campaigns. All editions are now heatset printed with colour on every page.

In addition to Roularta’s own titles (Tam-Tam Blankenberge, Brugge, Gent, Knokke, De Wegwijzer (Aalter) and ’t Fonteintje (Deinze/Gavere), Effect and Het Gouden Blad, the Tam-Tam group includes the freesheets of the Verheyen group (Antwerp) and Publitor (Torhout).

The basic concept is to offer local Tam-Tam titles in the Antwerp, Bruges and Ghent regions, where De Streekkrant circulation levels are far too high for local advertisers.

 

Steps City Magazine

Magazine / monthly

Steps is a free Dutch lifestyle magazine, aimed at modern women aged between 25 and 54. Every issue brings a mix of fashion, interior design, beauty, travel and more. Read-ers find the latest trends and tips, month in, month out.In January 2013 Steps underwent a total remake from tabloid to convenient magazine format, hugely boosting reading comfort.

Steps City Magazine's sixteen editions together cover the whole of Flanders, with around 850,000 copies distributed every month. The magazine combines classy ads and quality writing on recycled glossy paper. Steps is distributed through De Zondag and an exclusive distribution network.

 

Steps Deluxe

Magazine / 4 x per year

Four times a year a luxury, 'Steps Deluxe', is published in two provincial editions distributed through an exclusive network.

Each issue has its special theme: fashion in March and September, Gardening in May, Parties and celebrations in November. More than 100.000 copies are distributed in Flandre via selected boutiques and at doctors and dentists waiting rooms. These issues are also sent to the subscribers of Trends.

 

Professional press

Datanews

Magazine / monthly

For more than 35 years, Data News has been the point of reference in Belgium. The journal provides the links between IT applications, technology, IT managers and the end-users in businesses, government bodies, education and IT groups.

With its daily newsletter and website, datanews.be has a strong focus on Belgian news, trends and opinions. This is complemented with dossiers, international coverage, practical case studies and extensive testing of business solutions. The ‘Careers’ section focuses on continuing professional development and interesting career options.

 

Emballage & Etiquettes / Verpakking & Labelmagazine

Magazine / 4 x per year

The Verpakking & Labelmagazine is a multimedia platform for the Packaging and Labels sector. With its professional journal, newsletter and several online media channels, V&L brings out ‘first class’ professional information, highlighting and interpreting the most important trends in the sector. V&L is looking to be a vital link in the chain of information provision and business operations of decision makers in the packaging and labelling industry in Belgium.

 

M&C

Magazine / 4 x per year

M&C is the only Belgian professional journal for the print & sign industry. The magazine covers all aspects of digital print techniques and keeps readers up-to-date through informative and inspiring case studies.

M&C keeps a close eye on the digital print sector and reports on all the major print and sign fairs. The magazine is aimed at all professionals within the print & sign sectors, screenprinting, illuminated advertising, stand installation, vehicle lettering, etc.

 

Nouvelles Graph!ques / Graf!sch Nieuws

Magazine / 10 x per year

Grafisch Nieuws / Nouvelles Graphiques is one of the oldest trade magazines in Belgium and is the most important sector journal for the graphics industry in Belgium and Luxembourg. The columns cover a whole range of areas from print production techniques to products and materials.

Thanks to 3 big pillars, the magazine is very successful: professionalism, independence, editorial style.

Belgium

Capital : Brussels
Surface : 30,530 km²
Population : 11,250,000
Language : French, Dutch
Currency : Euro
Internet Domain : .be
International Code : +32

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