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Newsstand Showdown: Mags With Top Circulation Marks

The top magazines by newsstand circulation.

The magazine business, like many industries, has been hit hard by the economic slump. While celebrity-driven titles like People and In Style are inching the circulation ladder, most other consumer publications are seeing declines in circulation — as well as ad dollars. In fact, seven out of the 10 books in the top 10 experienced a fall in single-copy sales from a year ago. Here, the top magazines by newsstand circulation.

  • 01

    Cosmopolitan

    Circulation (Six monthes Ended Dec. 2008) 1.78 million

  • 02

    People

    Circulation (Six monthes Ended Dec. 2008) 1.47 million

  • 03

    Woman’s World

    Circulation (Six monthes Ended Dec. 2008) 1.23 million

  • 04

    First

    Circulation (Six monthes Ended Dec. 2008) 1.11 million

  • 05

    In Touch Weekly

    Circulation (Six monthes Ended Dec. 2008) 834,492

  • 06

    US Weekly

    Circulation (Six monthes Ended Dec. 2008) 796,669

  • 07

    Family Circle

    Circulation (Six monthes Ended Dec. 2008) 789,500

  • 08

    Athlon Football

    Circulation (Six monthes Ended Dec. 2008) 785,735

  • 09

    In Style

    Circulation (Six monthes Ended Dec. 2008) 740,384

  • 10

    Figure

    Circulation (Six monthes Ended Dec. 2008) 636,459