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Jobs at risk as Glamour magazine switches focus to digital with end of monthly print run

Glamour magazine is to stop publishing a monthly print edition as it turns its focus to digital and becoming the “ultimate online beauty destination” for the UK, owners Conde Nast announced today.

The popular women’s fashion magazine will now only appear in print twice a year. Conde Nast said these collectible, glossy issues would be the “ultimate beauty bible and style guide for the coming season”.

The move to a “mobile-first, social-first strategy” is said to be a response to “the way in which the Glamour reader is living their life today, ensuring continued success across multiple platforms”.

As a result of the changes a number of editorial and publishing staff are understood to be facing redundancy.

The move to digital comes after Glamour relaunched its website late last year to make it mobile-first and offer a dedicated video section.

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