July 12, 2014 12:43 PM ET

Internet and Catalog Retail

Company Overview of Zinio LLC

Company Overview

Zinio LLC sells magazines on various categories that include men, women, news, science and technology, lifestyle, entertainment, sports, travel, automotive, outdoor, home, and art online. The company was founded in 2001 and is based in San Francisco, California with additional offices in New York, Midtown, Barcelona, and London.

114 Sansome Street

4th floor

San Francisco, CA 94104

United States

Founded in 2001

Phone:

415-494-2700

Fax:

415-494-2701

Key Executives for Zinio LLC

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 64
Founder and President
Chief Financial Officer
President of Publishing Division
Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Zinio LLC Key Developments

Zinio, LLC Launches Z-Pass

Zinio, LLC announced the launch of Z-Pass, giving consumers three of their favorite magazines all in one place for just $5 per month. The first month is free and there are no commitments to term, or magazine choice. Nearly 25% of Zinio customers read three or more titles across multiple devices making Z-Pass an even simpler way for readers to manage and access their favorite magazines. The monthly cost of a Z-Pass is the lowest available in the market for a multiple-magazine subscription model. Z-Pass takes advantage of Zinio's "one digital library" where readers have all of their magazines in one place accessible from any digital device including -- Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows 8 smartphones, tablets, laptops and home computers. Creating a Z-Pass is simple and flexible. Customers choose three magazines from over 300 of the most popular titles among Zinio's 5,500+ digital library, including Car and Driver, Surfer, Maxim, Cosmopolitan and Food Network Magazine for $5 per month. Additional magazines can be added to a Z-Pass for just $1.50 per title. Premium titles, including Star and The Economist can be added for an additional fee. Z-Pass customers can change their magazine line-up on demand, swapping their Z-Pass titles up to 3 times per month.

Zinio, LLC Announces Exclusive Nokia Lumia Windows Phone 8 Application

Zinio, LLC announced a strategic partnership with Nokia to launch the digital newsstand exclusively to Nokia Lumia smartphone customers. The Zinio Windows Phone 8 app debuts a new look and feel that has been optimized specifically for the smartphone experience, supporting and promoting the unique and intuitive features inherent in the Windows Phone 8 platform and on Lumia devices. The partnership will also deliver special magazine promotions to Nokia Lumia customers providing them with the next generation digital magazine reading experience.

ShopAdvisor Partners with Zinio to Bring Contextual Shopping to Digital Versions of Popular Magazines

ShopAdvisor has partnered with Zinio to bring shopping inside the pages of digital editions of magazines. Additionally, ShopAdvisor's partnership with Zinio opens up innovative revenue opportunities for digital magazine publishers. Through a unique production process, ShopAdvisor's technology evaluates the pages and potential products found within activated publications and immediately activates the 'Watch' and 'Shop' features. Products are immediately available through the ShopAdvisor platform inside the digital issue on Zinio. No other apps, plug ins or browsers pages are required. Once the magazine is downloaded, products identified as new, are automatically updated in ShopAdvisor's pop-up store and made available for the reader to buy. By connecting the reader's initial interest in a product all the way through to their eventual purchase, ShopAdvisor will provide Zinio with detailed insight into the shopping behaviors and patterns of consumers.

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