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Company Overview of F+W Media, Inc.

Company Overview

F+W Media, Inc. operates a content and e-Commerce company. The company publishes books and offers a range of products and services in the categories of arts and crafts, creative expression, writing, design, outdoors, antiques and collectibles, and lifestyle. It serves consumers through a diversified portfolio of media, ecommerce stores, online education, events, retail locations, and direct-to-consumer catalog businesses. F+W Media, Inc. was formerly known as F+W Publications, Inc. and changed its name to F+W Media, Inc. in July 2008. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Blue Ash, Ohio.

10151 Carver Road

Suite 200

Blue Ash, OH 45242

United States

Founded in 2005

Phone:

513-531-2690

Fax:

513-531-0798

Key Executives for F+W Media, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
President
Chief Operations Officer and Chief Financial Officer
Age: 42
Senior Vice President of Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

F+W Media, Inc. Key Developments

F+W, A Content + Ecommerce Company Appoints Jodi Watson to its Board of Directors

F+W, A Content + eCommerce Company announced the appointment of Jodi Watson, President of Consumer Direct for Wolverine Worldwide to its Board of Directors. Watson brings to the position more than 15 years of Omnichannel experience with consumer brands serving industries in Footwear, Apparel, Luxury Fashion Accessories, Home, and Consumer Electronics. At Wolverine Worldwide, Watson is responsible for direct-to-consumer operations for the company, including stores and eCommerce. Prior to joining Wolverine, Jodi was the Chief Marketing Officer at Bag, Borrow and Steal, an eCommerce fashion startup in Seattle and served as Vice President of Direct Marketing Services for San Francisco-based Williams-Sonoma, Inc., and its portfolio brands, including Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, and west elm.

F+W's Writer’s Digest Enters into Partnership with BookBaby to Launch a New Self-Publishing Division Named Blue Ash Publishing

Writer’s Digest, a division of F+W, announced that the company has entered a partnership with BookBaby to launch a new self-publishing division named Blue Ash Publishing.

F+W Media, Inc. Enters into Joint Venture with Hubert Burda Media

F+W Media, Inc. has entered into a 50:50 joint venture (JV) with Hubert Burda Media to run the brand Burda Style in the US and Canada, as well as the UK digital activities of Burda Style. Under the terms of the agreement, BurdaStyle USA is published by Burda F+W LLC and uses an integrated business approach, encompassing e-commerce, in-person and online education services, video content, events, a print magazine, books to service its online community. The BurdaStyle USA joint venture includes a direct-to-consumer e commerce business, online products and services and exclusive kit offerings; online and live education programs including web seminars, instructor-led courses, and video streaming; a publishing program encompassing the Burda Style magazine, e-mags, books, e-books as well as 2,500 themed PDF pattern collections, using interactive content and the extensive library of patterns and their instruction programs.

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