The 5 Most Circulated Magazines In The World

By on April 28, 2012 in ArticlesEntertainment

Even though the rise of digital platforms has led to changes in the magazine industry, many people still opt for—and prefer—tangible reading material. The five most circulated magazines in the world have been around for decades and are all produced in the United States. Based on the circulation numbers of these popular publications, they aren't going anywhere any time soon.

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5. Game Informer

Publisher: GameStop

Founded in: 1991

Circulation: 6,353,075

4. Better Homes and Gardens

Publisher: Meredith Corporation

Founded in: 1922

Circulation: 7,645,364

3. Costco Connection

Publisher: Costco Wholesale

Founded in: 1987

Circulation: 12,851,336

2. AARP Bulletin

Publisher: AARP

Founded in: 1960

Circulation: 22,700,945

1. AARP the Magazine

Publisher: AARP

Founded in: 1958

Circulation: 23,144,225

Articles Written by Caitlin St John
Caitlin St John is a writer and editor who covers everything from fitness and celebs to lifestyle and design. A New Yorker through and through, Caitlin resides in Queens by way of eastern Long Island. Follow her on Instagram.
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