2000 – present day

Name changes and digital expansion

The 2000s
  • New millennium, new name - IPC Magazines is renamed IPC Media in 2000, a new identity to go hand-in-hand with a strategy based on being a brand-centric business.
  • Ignite! launches Nuts*, the world's first men's weekly magazine, in January 2004. Backed by an £8 million marketing investment, it's the biggest launch in IPC's history.
  • After 30 years in King's Reach Tower, IPC announces in May 2004 that it is to move into brand new offices next to the Tate Modern in 2007.
  • IPC Connect unveils the new generation Real Life weekly for women - Pick Me Up in January 2005. The launch is backed by a £6million marketing investment and with the largest sampling exercise in UK magazine history.
  • IPC tx unveils TVeasy* in April 2005 - the third major launch in 16 months from IPC Media's innovations programme, initiated by chief executive Sylvia Auton in 2003. The magazine is Britain's very first compact paid-for TV Listings weekly and is backed by a £10million marketing investment.
  • In Feb 2007 IPC Connect launches LOOK* - the UK's first glossy high street fashion and celebrity style weekly magazine. In a joint venture with Groupe Marie Claire, and backed by an £18m investment, LOOK is IPC's biggest ever launch.
  • IPC Media develops great new digital media brands such as housetohome, goodtoknow and shootinguk.
  • In November 2007, IPC Inspire acquires TrustedReviews.com - a website that delivers original, expert reviews about consumer electronics & IT equipment across 21 different product categories.
  • IPC Ignite acquires Mousebreaker* in June 2008 - an essential free-to-play gaming site. Featuring over 200 online flash-based games, Mousebreaker leads the free casual games sector in the UK.
The 2010s
  • In January 2010, IPC Media restructured around three key audience groups: men, mass-market women and up-market women.
  • IPC launches two new monthly magazines - Style at Home and goodtoknow Recipes.
  • In June 2011, IPC Connect launches a major new brand - Feelgood games - targeting mass market mums with the very best games and rewarding them with real gifts.
  • In June 2014, New CEO Marcus Rich announces a company restructure that removes the business divisions of Connect, Inspire and Southbank, uniting the business as ‘one IPC'.
  • In September 2014, IPC Media renames to become Time Inc. (UK) Ltd.
  • In February 2015, Time Inc. UK announces the acquisition of UK Cycling Events (UKCE), the UK’s leading provider of premium cycling events.
  • In May 2015, Horse & Hound unveils plans to make entering and organising equestrian events easier than ever with a new online event entry service called equo.
  • In July 2015, Time Inc. UK announces a major brand transformation for NME. From September, NME will become a free weekly magazine and a new NME.COM will launch.
  • In August 2015, Time Inc. UK invests in Snap Fashion, a visual search business specialising in fashion.
  • In September 2015, NME* launches into the free market with the biggest advertising revenue issue in 15 years.
  • In October 2015, Time Inc. UK announces that it has acquired International Craft & Hobby Fair Limited (ICHF), an events business specialising in trade and consumer events in the crafts area.
  • In November 2015, Time Inc. UK announces the relocation of its specialist portfolio to brand new offices in Farnborough Business Park, Hampshire.
  • In December 2015, Time Inc. UK launches The Field & Country Fair, celebrating the British countryside and field sports.
  • In January 2016, Time Inc. UK launches List for Life*, a new source of inspiration and practical career advice for 18-34 year-olds.
  • In February 2016, Time Inc. UK announces the launch of Powder, a new mobile-first beauty service, which provides personalised editorial content and product recommendations. The service will also be extended to offer tailored beauty boxes.
  • In March 2016, Time Inc. UK announces the sale of its Motoring brands to Kelsey Media. The deal sees Kelsey acquire VolksWorld, VolksWorld Camper & Bus and VWt, as well as the annual VolksWorld Show and VolksWorld Camper & Bus Show.
  • In April 2016, Time Inc. UK’s Innovation Lab launches Live-Smart*, the UK’s first lifestyle site dedicated to smart tech.
  • In June 2016, Time Inc. UK consolidates road cycling portfolio.
  • In July 2016, Time Inc. UK introduces premium online beauty destination Fabled by Marie Claire.
  • In July 2016, Time Inc. UK announces the acquisition of Collective Europe Limited.
  • In September 2016, Time Inc. UK announces the relocation of some of its staff to newly refurbished premises in Marsh Wall, south of the Canary Wharf estate.
  • In December 2016, Time Inc. UK launched  an in-house TV production arm that will create quality factual, factual-entertainment and documentary programming for domestic and international broadcasters.
  • In February 2018, Epiris announces the acquisition of Time Inc. UK.
  • In June 2018, Time Inc. (UK) Ltd rebranded to TI Media Limited.
  • In May 2019, TI Media announces the sale of its music brands NME and Uncut to BandLab Technologies.
* denotes the brand is no longer owned or published by TI Media