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Gourmet, 1941-2009

A week after the Gourmet meltdown, and the"what ifs" are still rolling in, with Ad Age wondering if Gourmet should have taken the Cook's Illustrated route, which would have quelled Bon Ap conflicts: " could have hiked the subscription price -- each issue only brought Condé revenue of $1.18, the circulation expert Jack Hanrahan pointed out -- and reduced circulation to become more like Cook's Illustrated, which doesn't accept advertising." [AdAge]