BusinessWeek magazine decided to shutter its Chicago regional edition after eight issues due to poor ads sales, reports Ann Saphir of Crain’s Chicago Business.
Saphir writes, “Two staffers, one in editorial and one salesperson, have lost their jobs.
“BW Chicago, which was run out of Business Weekâ€™s Chicago bureau, was a prototype for what was envisioned to be a series of city-based supplements to the national magazine. That plan is now dead.
“The magazine, typically 52 pages long, was included as a supplement for Chicago-area Business Week subscribers and was not available on newsstands. Its most recent cover story focused on Chicagoâ€™s black business elite.”
Â Read more here.