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Revue Holding Co. acquires lifestyle publication Dogs Unleashed

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Revue Holding Company Inc. – the parent company of MiBiz –  announced today that it has acquired the assets and operations of Dogs Unleashed, a lifestyle publication for dog owners and canine enthusiasts.

The Grand Rapids-based publishing and digital strategy firm said the acquisition would allow Dogs Unleashed to immediately improve its content, increase readership and expand its ability to help advertisers market their businesses. The company also intends to explore licensing and syndication opportunities with the publication.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the founder of Dogs Unleashed, Mary Ullmer, will continue to serve as managing editor of the two-year-old bi-monthly publication. A veteran journalist, Ullmer previously worked at The Chicago Tribune, Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel and The Grand Rapids Press. She currently works as an editor at espnW.com, an online network for women’s sports.

As part of the transaction, Molly Rizor has been named associate publisher of Dogs Unleashed. Rizor also serves as associate publisher of Revue West Michigan magazine.

The transaction is the fourth acquisition in less than three years for Revue Holding Company, which publishes Revue West Michigan, Recoil and MiBiz. Revue Holding also owns <engine/>, a web development and digital strategy firm.

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