Poll: Height, Body Image and the Fashion Industry

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Prospere Magazine at Word on the Street – September 27, 2009!

Prospere Magazine will be participating at Word on the Street, Toronto on September 27, 2009.  The event will be held at Queen’s Park from 11 am to 6 pm and will feature a myriad of different publishers, magazines and just about anything literacy-related. Word on the Street will also be held in Kitchener, Halifax and […]

Cynthia's Thoughts on Groupies (and Other Celeb Crazed Folks)

In a recent trip to New York, I saw a couple of dozens of young people camped outside my hotel, waiting for some celebrity to leave the building.  The weather wasn’t nice.  In fact, it was raining most of the time.  Yet, they were sitting there on the pavement.  Waiting.  These young people were almost […]

What’s old is now new again – how fashion can become a real passion again

Jess Ireland You know we’re in a recession when Vogue – the bottom line in luxury and extravagance – is touting the idea of recycling what’s already in your closet. Mind you, the magazine might refer to a closet full of pieces from past Ralph Lauren and Gucci collections – but their heart is in […]

Rogers: More Than a Triple Threat in Canadian Media

Rogers Communications (TSX: RCI.A, TSX: RCI.B, NYSE: RCI) is one of Canada’s largest communications companies, owner of television, radio and print publications as well as providing service to Internet, cable and phones.  Early concepts of the company started in the 1930s when Edward S. Rogers, Sr. was given an early television licence, but the company did […]

Product Diversity With Procter and Gamble

Procter & Gamble or P&G (NYSE: PG) is one of the biggest household names in the world.  Carrying hundreds of brands, including CoverGirl, Gilette, Ivory and Dunkin’ Donuts, Proctor & Gamble covers a wide range of both personal care products and food products. P&G is perhaps one of the best-known companies today. P&G is an old company, […]

Cynthia's Thoughts: Traditional Print Magazines on Life Support?

Advertising for US Vogue has dropped significantly this year.  Many teen magazines have shut down.  Wish, Canada’s five-year-old lifestyle magazine for young, professional women recently announced that they would end their print run with their Winter 2008/2009 edition.  Is this signalling that print is on life support, at least for lifestyle and fashion publications?