People’s Friend continues to be big seller

IT may not loom large on the radar of the McChattering classes, but DC Thomson’s homely, self-styled, ‘The Famous Story Magazine’, weekly, The People’s Friend, continues to be a top-seller.

In the latest ABC sales figures for magazines, The People’s Friend is ranked in 30th place in the UK for actively purchased sales, at 304,689. The magazine’s cover price is 74p.

In 67th place in the ABC Top 100, is the Dundee publishing empire’s, My Weekly, with sales of 155,527.