Hispanic Business Inc., publisher of Hispanic Business magazine, announced that it has teamed up with Garcia Media to modernize the magazine's look and content.

Simmons Market Research Bureau announced a major improvement in the methodology used to measure and profile magazine audiences in the company's National Consumer Study and Hispanic Surveys.

Latina magazine has named Victoria Sanchez-Lincoln its fashion director. In this post, she will oversee and manage the fashion department, style fashion shoots, forecast and interpret runway trends and manage a team of fashion writers.

Colleen Maiorana and Laura Crouse of Maiorana + Partners will be representing Latina magazine's advertising sales efforts in the key market of Detroit. The company will focus on increasing Latina's automotive advertising business.

Conde Nast Publications, Inc., has acquired the remaining equity in Ideas Publishing Group (IPG), the Miami-based publisher of Spanish-language editions of major American magazines, it was announced by Carlos Modia, President of IPG, and Steven T. Florio, President and C.E.O. of Conde Nast. congratulates Arturo Villar and his team for 5 years of Hispanic advertising and media industry coverage with his publication Hispanic Market Weekly.

Hispanic Business magazine announced that nominations for the 12th Annual Hispanic Business EOY (entrepreneur of the year) Awards are now being accepted.

Catalina Magazine, a lifestyle magazine dedicated to the mind, body, and soul of today's Latinas - will launch May 2002. Catalina will reach Hispanic women specially selected from Latina associations and organizations in major markets throughout the nation.

Total magazine advertising revenue for the month of February closed at $1,105,506,784, an 8.2% decrease from last year, according to Publishers Information Bureau (PIB). Advertising pages for February were 15,326, down 16.3% from last year.

Zoom Media Group (ZMG) announced that Fernan Martinez would become President of LOFT and a partner of ZMG effective immediately.

H6K has launched a lifestyle/fashion magazine for the upscale and affluent English-speaking Hispanic male and website H6K is distributed nationally in all top Hispanic Markets concentrated heaviest in CA, TX, FL, NY and IL.

Makeover: Body and Soul, slated to hit newsstands in mid-July. The special edition will reach a record half a million consumers, including People en Español's 400,000 newsstand readers and subscribers plus an additional 100,000 Hispanic women, specially selected from the Time Inc. database.

The American Association of Retired People (AARP) is introducing Segunda Juventud - a quarterly, bilingual newspaper created specifically for Hispanics age 50 and over.

The Chrysler Group of DaimlerChrysler AG has been named as the 2002 Patterson-Greenfield Company of the Year by "Latinos on Wheels" magazine. The award was presented during the Sixth Annual Urban Wheel Awards at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Wednesday.

Valiente Ltd., announces its decision to temporarily suspend the publication of Valiente magazine, a Latino lifestyle
monthly publication based in Plano, Texas. Current economic conditions and the events of September 11 had a devastating effect in advertisement funds.