A legend in its own right, Independent Media has been a mainstay in the Russian media market for more than a quarter century. Since the company launched operations in 1992, the publishing industry in Russia has actively adopted new forms and modern ideas.
IM produces the very best glossy in Russia, consistently inspiring its readers across the country. IM pioneered the glossy market in Russia and was the first in the market to incorporate digital technology to its output. It continues to give a lead in the evolution of the glossies in today's world of multimedia and high-tech formats.
Every IM brand is a multimedia product that provides a wide range of possibilities to readers, advertisers and business partners. The company’s brands develop not only their print editions, but also their associated websites, digital and mobile publications. They also conduct a variety of promotional and business events: from exhibitions and festivals to special occasion parties and business events for readers, business partners and market professionals.
IM actively integrates digital technologies across its platforms and provides its audience with innovative media formats – market place, cash back services, AI shopping, and much more.
The IM audience of more than 40 million is active, demanding and solvent, and it is growing rapidly in all areas and media formats. By constantly studying the audience, IM is not only able to meet its demands, but also to anticipate its desires. Readers find unique and high-quality content coupled with useful services, while advertisers – the largest Russian and foreign brands with a long and successful history of cooperation with IM – receive the best possible solutions.
One of IM’s greatest strengths is the creative talents of its employees. The accomplishments of its highly professional and creative team – one of the best in Russia – regularly garner industry awards for both publications and individual IM employees.
Our mission: Inform and inspire. We inform and inspire our readers by creating the best newspapers and magazines. Our watchwords are – fun and profit.
Benefiting from their rich histories, the glossy brands in the IM portfolio enjoy worldwide popularity. These include:
- Cosmopolitan Shopping
- Cosmopolitan Beauty
- Domashny Ochag (Good Housekeeping)
- Harper's Bazaar
- Robb Report Russia
- Popular Mechanics