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Advance Magazine Group Awards RR Donnelley Multi-Year Magazine Print Contract

Press release from the issuing company

CHICAGO, Nov. 1 -- R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company has been awarded a multi-million dollar contract by Advance Magazine Group (AMG) for the printing of Gourmet magazine, beginning in December of this year. With a circulation of more than 950,000 copies each month, Gourmet has celebrated the combined pleasures of dining, entertaining and traveling for more than 60 years. Gourmet joins such well-established AMG titles as The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Bon Appetit and Conde Nast Traveler, which RR Donnelley already produces. David Orlin, Senior Vice President, Strategic Sourcing, Advance Magazine Group, stated, "RR Donnelley continues to deliver what we need in terms of quality, flexibility and efficiency to successfully grow our high-end brands in a very competitive marketplace. We are confident that the transition of Gourmet to their platform will be accomplished in a seamless manner, and we look forward to having that move completed." Commenting on this new agreement, John Paloian, Group President, Publishing & Retail Services, RR Donnelley, added, "Advance Magazine Group remains the kind of strategic partner that represents our strongest opportunity for future growth. They are a true market leader that continues to take advantage of new market opportunities. We are delighted to receive new work from them." Paloian further stated, "RR Donnelley remains committed to serving the needs of both the long- and short-run publication market, and will continue to invest in solutions that allow magazine publishers to bring additional value to their readers and advertisers."