HP Collaborates With Condé Nast on On-Demand Content Distribution

New HP ink delivery service addresses consumers’ evolving print needs while offering savings

PALO ALTO, Calif.--()--HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced it is collaborating with Condé Nast to explore a new digital content distribution medium that merges rich content and digital-to-print service.

Additionally, HP plans to launch a pilot subscription service, HP Instant Ink, that automatically delivers replacement ink to customers at home or work while offering potential cost savings.

The Condé Nast pilot program will feature print-to-home services for subscribers to schedule the delivery of content from their favorite brands – such as Allure, Details, Epicurious, Glamour, Golf Digest, Self, and Wired – directly to their personal printers.(1)

“Our work with Condé Nast creates a new channel for customers to access the content they want from some of their favorite publications,” said Stephen Nigro, senior vice president, Inkjet and Web Solutions, Imaging and Printing Group, HP. “And, when coupled with our scheduled delivery service, allows customers to get the content they want, whenever they want it.”

With scheduled delivery to HP web-connected printers using HP print tools, publishers can reach readers more frequently than with print magazines and more tangibly than via email.

“This project is one of the many ways Condé Nast is using emerging technology to engage consumers,” said Julie Michalowski, senior vice president, Consumer Business Development, Condé Nast. “With this new HP pilot program, consumers will be able to have their favorite Condé Nast content at their fingertips.”

HP Instant Ink pilot program

As the printer evolves into a content hub in homes and offices, HP Instant Ink allows additional content pages to flow – with savings and convenience for the user.

HP Instant Ink delivers Original HP Ink cartridges to the home or office when needed. Users may receive up to 50 percent annual savings on ink cartridge purchases for one low monthly fee. Subscriptions for HP Instant Ink will be available from $5.99 to $10.99 per month depending on the product line, plus all cartridge shipping is included.

HP will be working with select retail locations in the northeastern United States to offer the initial pilot program.

The HP and Condé Nast On-Demand Content and HP Instant Ink pilot programs are both planned to be rolled out to consumers on a trial basis later this fall.

About Condé Nast

Condé Nast is home to some of the world’s most celebrated media brands. In the United States, Condé Nast publishes 18 consumer magazines, four business-to-business publications, 27 websites, and more than 40 apps for mobile and tablet devices, all of which define excellence in their categories. The company also owns Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM), whose portfolio of brands serves as the leading source of news and analysis for the global fashion community. Condé Nast has won more National Magazine Awards over the past ten years than all of its competitors combined. Follow us on Twitter @CondeNastCorp.

About HP

HP creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses, governments and society. The world’s largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure at the convergence of the cloud and connectivity, creating seamless, secure, context-aware experiences for a connected world. More information about HP is available at http://www.hp.com.

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Contacts

HP
Caitlin Roulston, +1-206-708-7651
caitlin.roulston@hp.com
or
Porter Novelli for HP
Felicia Mowll, +1-212-601-8218
felicia.mowll@porternovelli.com
or
Condé Nast
Susan Portnoy, +1-212-286-6047
susan_portnoy@condenast.com
or
www.hp.com/go/newsroom

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Contacts

HP
Caitlin Roulston, +1-206-708-7651
caitlin.roulston@hp.com
or
Porter Novelli for HP
Felicia Mowll, +1-212-601-8218
felicia.mowll@porternovelli.com
or
Condé Nast
Susan Portnoy, +1-212-286-6047
susan_portnoy@condenast.com
or
www.hp.com/go/newsroom